BPD Officers Arrest 22 Individuals for Disorderly Behavior at the Fisherman's Feast in the North End

 

BPD Officers Arrest 22 Individuals for Disorderly Behavior at the Fisherman's Feast in the North End: Despite warnings from the commanding officer at District A-1 (Downtown) encouraging and asking individuals, in particular young people, to be on their best behavior while attending the Fisherman's Feast in the North End, BPD officers arrested 22 individuals, many of them juveniles, for various offenses including Drinking in Public and Underage Drinking. On Saturday, August 19, 2017, between the hours of 7:45pm and 11:45pm, in response to numerous complaints from community members and neighborhood residents upset about young people drinking and disrupting, not only the feasts, but the peace and tranquility of the neighborhood, officers, under the command of District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong, identified and apprehended those responsible for the disrespectful and disruptive behavior. Said Captain Fong, “We used our department’s social media apparatus to encourage people to be on their best behavior when attending the feasts in the North End. Clearly, those arrested either didn’t get the message or got it and chose to ignore it. Either way, the 22 individuals arrested will hopefully behave better should they decide to attend future feasts or events in the North End.”

Of the 22 arrested, all were between the ages of 15 – 20 years old. Town of residence of those arrested is listed below:

  • Winthrop - 8
  • NY - 4
  • Lynn - 2
  • Lynnfield - 2
  • East Boston- 1
  • Medford - 1
  • Everett - 1
  • Peabody - 1
  • Unk  - 2