Boston Police Investigate Breaking and Entering in Dorchester, 4 Firearms Stolen

At about 3:32pm on Sunday, December 15, 2013, officers from District 11 (Dorchester) received a radio call for a breaking and entering report at 10 Mather Street.

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victims who reported that their house was broken into and 4 firearms were stolen.   The male victim stated he left his residence and when he returned he noticed the rear door was wide open with the storm door closed. The victim further observed his front door breached. and door's frame damaged.

Officers observed footprints in the snow that led out the front door towards the driveway.

The victim stated a 3 finger lock safe, located in an upstairs bedroom which contained 3 firearms; a Sig 380, Smith & Wesson .38, and a Ruger Special .32 was stolen. A fourth, LLAMA. 32 cal firearm, which was located in a downstairs closet safe, was also reported taken along with $15,000. worth of jewelry, and a flat screen TV.  Officers confirmed a license to carry.  A neighbor reported finding the female victm’s purse dropped in the common driveway.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District C-11 (Dorchester) detectives at 617-343-4335.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous