Boston 72 and Public Journal for Monday, June 24, 2019

Data includes 72–Hour-Period Beginning Friday @ 10AM through Monday @ 10AM

Homicides: 1
Nonfatal Shootings: 6
Nonfatal Stabbings: 2

Street Robberies: 4
Commercial Robberies: 0
Bank Robberies: 0
Other Robberies: 1

Vehicle Thefts: 11
Vehicle Recoveries: 4
Vehicle Breaks: 21

Residential Break-ins: 8
Commercial Break-ins: 2

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NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 3 Duke Street in Mattapan

 

At about 3:02 PM on Sunday, June 23, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 3 Duke Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

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

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

BPD in the Community: BPD District D-4 Participates in Operation Safe Alley in the South End

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, officers assigned to the District D-4 (South End) Community Service Office were joined by the Mayor’s Office, Boston Public Works, and residents of the South End for the implementation of “Operation Safe Alley.” By focusing on reducing crime in the area, additional lighting and landscaping were completed to provide safe passage to residents. Officers conducted a physical assessment of two alleys where major issues were identified, removing drug paraphernalia and debris in an effort to address concerns from neighbors.

 

BPD Officers Arrest Suspect and Recover Loaded Firearm During Investigation in Roxbury

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At about 12:27 AM on Saturday June 22, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Dorian Henriquez, 32, of Roxbury, on firearm related charges after responding to a call for a person with a gun in the area of 225 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. During the initial incident, the suspect had been observed with a handgun during a physical altercation with an adult male victim inside the address. Officers stopped the suspect as he attempted to leave the area on foot at which time they performed a pat frisk and safely recovered a loaded .380 Keltec handgun from the front pocket of the suspect’s hooded sweatshirt. The suspect was then placed in custody without incident. It was later determined that the firearm had previously been reported stolen in New Hampshire. The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Assault and Battery and Receiving Stolen Property.

 

Boston 24 and Public Journal for Friday, June 21, 2019

Data includes 24–Hour-Period Beginning Thursday @ 10AM through Friday @ 10AM

Homicides: 0
Nonfatal Shootings: 0
Nonfatal Stabbings: 0

Street Robberies: 3
Commercial Robberies: 0
Bank Robberies: 1
Other Robberies: 0

Vehicle Thefts: 3
Vehicle Recoveries: 4
Vehicle Breaks: 4

Residential Break-ins: 2
Commercial Break-ins: 0

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NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.

 

BPD in the Community: BPD District C-11 Hosts Senior Appreciation Boat Cruise

On Thursday, June 20, 2018, the 4th Annual Dorchester Senior Appreciation Cruise embarked on a three-hour tour around Boston Harbor. The cruise was hosted by the District C-11 (Dorchester) Community Service Office and was co-sponsored by the combined resources of District C-11, the Bay State Cruise Company and PAL. It was the district’s way of honoring the senior citizens of Dorchester with music, dancing, lunch and raffle items donated by Dorchester's generous merchants. The Boston Police Department would like to thank all the smiling seniors who came out to enjoy a rainy day on the water and express our gratitude to everyone who worked hard to make this voyage a success.

 

Boston 24 and Public Journal for Thursday, June 20, 2019

Data includes 24–Hour-Period Beginning Wednesday @ 10AM through Thursday @ 10AM

Homicides: 0
Nonfatal Shootings: 1
Nonfatal Stabbings: 1

Street Robberies: 1
Commercial Robberies: 0
Bank Robberies: 0
Other Robberies: 0

Vehicle Thefts: 3
Vehicle Recoveries: 0
Vehicle Breaks: 7

Residential Break-ins: 2
Commercial Break-ins: 0

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NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.

 

Boston 24 and Public Journal for Thursday, June 13, 2019

Data includes 24–Hour-Period Beginning Wednesday @ 10AM through Thursday @ 10AM

Homicides: 0
Nonfatal Shootings: 0
Nonfatal Stabbings: 0

Street Robberies: 3
Commercial Robberies: 1
Bank Robberies: 0
Other Robberies: 0

Vehicle Thefts: 3
Vehicle Recoveries: 1
Vehicle Breaks: 4

Residential Break-ins: 1
Commercial Break-ins: 0

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NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.

 

Officers Make On-Site Gun Arrest in Mattapan

 

At about 7:44PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force (Y.V.S.F.) made an onsite arrest of Deandre Michel, 23, of Boston on firearm related charges in the area of 1150 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. 

While officers were in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street, they observed the suspect, Michel, standing on the corner of the intersection before he immediately fled on foot into a nearby convenience store. Once officers made it inside of the store, they observed the handle of a firearm secured in Michel’s waistband. Officers recovered a loaded Ruger 9E with 11 rounds in the magazine.

Deandre Michel was charged with the following: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Possession of a Large Capacity (high capacity) firearm. He will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

 

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: Man Arrested on Drug Charges by BPD Drug Control Unit

At about 9:12AM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 officers of the District E-18 (Hyde Park) Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant in the area of 827 Hyde Park Avenue and arrested Thomas Stoner, 38, or Hyde Park.

The following items were recovered: U.S. Currency, .380 caliber ammunition, an empty firearm magazine, a total of 68.9 grams of cocaine, 22 oxycodone pills, 4 digital scales, numerous plastic baggies, and other drug paraphernalia. 

Thomas Stoner was charged with Trafficking Class B (Cocaine), and Possession with intent to Distribute Class B (Oxycodone).  He will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court.

Congratulations to BPD Recruit Class #58-18, Ready to Protect & Serve

Today, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, after receiving six months of training and education at the Boston Police Academy, 115 recruits were sworn in at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Those in attendance included Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Police Commissioner William G. Gross, BPD staff, family members and friends of those in the graduating class.

Said Police Commissioner William Gross: “I am very proud of your commitment to the communities of Boston that you have sworn to protect and serve. On a daily basis our officers are out on the street forging relationships and building trust with the community. We are dedicated to reducing and preventing crime and violence, addressing quality of life issues, and assisting those in need. I wish you the best of luck and look forward to seeing you on the streets of Boston.”

Offered Mayor Marty Walsh: “With your training now complete, you’ve proven yourselves worthy of joining the Boston Police Department, the finest in the world. As you begin your service, I urge you to continue to listen, to learn, and to become leaders on the force and in your community. In our neighborhoods and on our streets, you will make Boston a safer place and a better place. Thank you for making this commitment, and congratulations to you and your families.” 

Join Officers from the Boston Police Department for "Zumba with a Cop"

The Boston Police District E-13 Community Service Office would like to invite everyone to participate in "Zumba with a Cop".  The FREE Zumba lessons will be held on Thursdays at 6:30 pm behind English High School at 144 McBride Street in Jamaica Plain.  Lessons will run from June 20th to August 15th. No experience necessary; we'll teach you everything you need to know--this is about fun and building relationships in our community! We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank You to All of Our Traffic Supervisors Across the City for Another Safe and Successful School Year in Boston

Today, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 as Boston Public School students, teachers and staff members get ready for their final day of the school year, the Boston Police Department would like to take a moment to recognize and celebrate our Traffic Supervisors across the city. Traffic Supervisors work tirelessly throughout the year to ensure the safety of our students as they come and go each and every school day. Beyond their role within public safety, they are also our first point of contact in community policing through their meaningful connections with the young people of our city. Again, we thank you for your hard work and service you provide to our city as we wish a happy summer off!


Boston 24 and Public Journal for Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Data includes 24–Hour-Period Beginning Tuesday @ 10AM through Wednesday @ 10AM

Homicides: 0
Nonfatal Shootings: 0
Nonfatal Stabbings: 0

Street Robberies: 2
Commercial Robberies: 1
Bank Robberies: 0
Other Robberies: 0

Vehicle Thefts: 5
Vehicle Recoveries: 2
Vehicle Breaks: 4

Residential Break-ins: 1
Commercial Break-ins: 1

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NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.

Firearm Recovered and Three Arrested During Traffic Stop in Jamaica Plain

 

At about 7:53 PM on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested two males and recovered a loaded firearm in the area of Columbus Avenue and Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. While on patrol in the area of the aforementioned location, officers observed a motor vehicle operating without a valid inspection sticker. Officers conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the operator. The operator provided officers with a Massachusetts Identification Card in lieu of an active driver’s license. Officers advised the operator that his identification card is not valid to operate a vehicle. Officers requested identification from the two other occupants, a front and rear passenger, both provided their information verbally to officers. While speaking to the occupants, officers observed two open beer bottles and a case of beer on the ground in front of the front passenger, who appeared increasingly nervous. A query of the operator’s identification yielded the result of a revoked license, and with neither of the occupants possessing an active license, all parties were removed from the vehicle. Officers subsequently located a plastic bag containing a pair of sweatpants, and inside of the pocket was an XD-9 Springfield Armory firearm loaded with twelve rounds of live ammunition. Officers placed all three occupants under arrest. 

Officers arrested the operator, Ervonne Carter, 51-years-old, of Roxbury, the front passenger, Lashawn Bannister, 24-years-old, of Boston, and the rear passenger, Walter Coleman, 22-years-old, of Dorchester. All are expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License. Carter faces an additional charge of Operating After Revocation as well as a MA Uniform Citation. Coleman is additionally charged with Firearm Violation with Three Prior Violent/ Drug Offenses. 

 


BPD Officers Arrest Juvenile Male in Possession of Firearm with Large Capacity Feeding Device in Dorchester

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ONE LESS GUN: About 4:24PM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to the area of 36 Winston Road in Dorchester for a radio call for an armed robbery in progress.  

Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect immediately turn and flee on foot towards the area of 19 Marden Avenue then onto Middleton Street. After a foot chase, officers apprehended the suspect and recovered a Smith & Wesson M&P firearm with a loaded extended magazine (see photo) which had been discarded by the suspect as he attempted to escape the officers.

The juvenile suspect was charged with the following: Delinquent to wit: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Delinquent to wit: Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Delinquent to wit: Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Delinquent to wit: Carrying Loaded Firearm on a Public Way and Delinquent to wit: Trespassing. The suspect is scheduled to be arraigned in Dorchester Juvenile Court.

UPDATE: Victims Identified in Death Investigation in the area of Mozart and Bolster Streets in Jamaica Plain

UPDATE: At about 9:54PM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for a person or persons shot in the area of Mozart and Bolster Streets in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located a male victim on Mozart Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  A second male victim, who was located on Bolster Street, also suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries was pronounced deceased. Both victims have since been identified as Christian Green, 32, of New Bedford and Jose M. Martinez, 34, of Boston.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

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

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Boston 24 and Public Journal for Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Data includes 24–Hour-Period Beginning Monday @ 10AM through Tuesday @ 10AM

Homicides: 2
Nonfatal Shootings: 0
Nonfatal Stabbings: 3

Street Robberies: 4
Commercial Robberies: 1
Bank Robberies: 0
Other Robberies: 0

Vehicle Thefts: 2
Vehicle Recoveries: 3
Vehicle Breaks: 5

Residential Break-ins: 1
Commercial Break-ins: 1

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NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.