At about 2:40am, on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, officers from Area A-7 (East Boston) responded to a call for a car being vandalized in the area of 342 Saratoga Street in East Boston. According to a witness, the suspect was seen smashing windows on a car parked in the area. Officers observed several broken windows on the car. The witness further stated that she yelled at the suspect and when she did, the suspect took off, entered a green motor vehicle and fled the area. Officers broadcast a description of the suspect over the police radio. In short time, officers located the suspect and his car.
Once located, officers arrested Matt Wyatt, 19, of Boston and charged him with the Willful & Malicious Destruction of Property (motor vehicle).