Boston Police Arrest Three After a Disturbance in the North End

At about 12:48am, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a call for party at 226 Hanover Street, in the North End.  Officers also received information that males  were urinating and throwing beer off the fourth floor fire escape. 

On arrival, officers observed three unknown males screaming and yelling from the fourth floor fire escape. All appeared to be drinking.  Officers approached the outside fire escape and announced their presence to the three males.  One of the men shouted at officers, "(Expletive) you (expletive )!"

 One suspect threw a lit cigarettes at the officers who were standing underneath the fire escape. At the same time  a crowd of approximately 25 people began to gather outside the location.  

Officers knocked on the door of the apartment and announced their presence, one of the suspects opened the door.  The same suspect stated to officers, “Who the (expletive) are you guys?” and refused to allow officers inside the apartment and assaulted one of the officers.    A second suspect also became combative with officers, both were handcuffed along with a third suspect. All three suspects were observed to be the same males who were on fire escape . 

While inside the apartment, officers observed a large amount of liquor bottles and empty beer cans.

Officers spoke with witnesses, who reported the group of males were urinating off of the fire escape.  

Police arrested  Andrew Leighton, 20, of Lowell, Kevin Widnizski, 20, of Reading and Rakan Alzaydi, 23, of Quincy for Disturbing the Peace and Disorderly Conduct. Leighton was also charged with Assault and Battery on a Police Officer. 

They will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.