At about 4:08 PM on Thursday May 30, 2019, officers assigned District B-3 (Mattapan), responded to a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of 20 Stratton Street, Dorchester. It was reported that a victim was physically assaulted and robbed of two cells phones.
Upon arrival, officers observed two suspects fitting the description given out by the dispatcher. Upon seeing the officers, the two suspects, later identified as Omar Valladares, 18, of Dorchester and a 17-year-old juvenile, fled on foot down Stratton Street. The juvenile male was observed holding his waist area as he began to run and was apprehended by officers a short time later.
The suspects were positively identified and the victim was transported to a local area hospital with lacerations to the back of his head and facial area. Two cell phones that belonged to the victim were recovered from the juvenile suspect. Recovered from Valladares was a slide release catch, which is a piece of a firearm that allows the slide of the firearm to be held open.
The 17 -year-old male juvenile was arrested and charged with Delinquent to Wit; Armed Robbery, Delinquent to Wit; Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Delinquent to Wit; Buying, Receiving or Concealing Stolen Goods, and Delinquent to wit; Trespassing. He will be arraigned in Dorchester Juvenile Court.
Omar Valladares was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, and Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous weapon (Gun). He will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.