UPDATE: Suspect Wanted in Connection to New Year’s Eve Armed Robbery in the Public Gardens Arrested in Lynn

UPDATE: At about 3:20 PM on Thursday, January, 10, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit conducted a warrant arrest in the area of 580 Essex Street in Lynn. Officers arrested Joshua Enos, 21-years-old, of Lynn. Enos was wanted on a warrant out of Boston Municipal Court for charges of Armed Robbery, Armed Kidnapping with Serious Bodily Injury and Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon. 

The facts of the original incident are as follows: At about 10:00 PM on Monday, December 31, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery. On arrival, officers spoke to the victims who stated they were walking through the Public Gardens when they were approached by three unknown males. The males demanded the victims' money before stabbing one of the victims. The victims eventually handed over their property to the suspects. At this time, the suspects grabbed the male who had been stabbed and forced him to withdraw an undisclosed amount of US Currency from an ATM in the area. The suspects fled the area on foot. The victim was treated at a local hospital for a non-life-threatening stab wound.

 

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: Boston Police Fugitive Unit Arrest Suspect Wanted on Several Outstanding Warrants for Breaking and Entering

Earlier today, at about 12:15 PM on Monday December 31, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Albert Morrissette, 48, of Dorchester as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 29 Homestead Street in Dorchester. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on several outstanding warrants sought out of Boston area courts stemming from several recent breaking and entering incidents. The suspect will face arraignment in Dorchester District Court.

Fugitive Unit Arrests Suspect Wanted for Murder in the area of 50 Evelyn Street in Stoughton 

UPDATE: As part of the May 15, 2018 homicide investigation in the area of 50 Evelyn Street in Mattapan, officers arrested Jocelyn Vasquez, 32-years-old of Dorchester for the murder of 33-year-old Garfield Thomas. With the assistance of Stoughton Police, officers were able to locate the suspect in the area of 147 Seaver Street in Stoughton. Vasquez is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on a straight warrant for Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. 

The original facts of the investigation are as follows: At about 10:39 AM on Tuesday May 15, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 50 Evelyn Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim, who has since been identified as 33-year-old Garfield Thomas of Mattapan, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

 



Fugitive Unit Arrests Juvenile on Multiple Warrants for Charges Including Armed Assault to Rob in Jamaica Plain

 

At about 10:15 AM on Wednesday. December 5, 2018, members of the Fugitive Unit made an on-site arrest of a 16-year-old male juvenile in the area of 3347 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain. As part of an ongoing investigation, officers placed the juvenile in custody for several outstanding warrants on charges of Armed Assault to Rob, Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Receiving Stolen Property, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number, Unarmed Robbery, and Assault and Battery. 

 

Juvenile Suspect Wanted in Connection to Threatening Phone Calls Received at Two Boston Area Bars in Custody in New Hampshire

At about 9:30 PM, on Friday, November 23, 2018, officers from the Seabrook New Hampshire Police Department located and arrested a 16-year-old male from Hampton, NH, who was wanted in connection to an investigation surrounding threatening phone calls which had been received at two Boston area bars. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on outstanding warrants sought out of Suffolk County Juvenile Court for Threats with Serious Public Alarm and Civil Rights Violations in connection to that investigation as well as additional warrants stemming from other charges from outside jurisdictions.

The suspect remains held at this time as a Fugitive from Justice. The Boston Police Fugitive Unit has responded and is collaborating with the Seabrook Police Department to arrange for the suspect’s return to the area for arraignment.

Investigation Update: Wanted Suspect Located and Arrested in New Jersey

 

Investigation Update: Edwin Fantauzzi, 30, of Lawrence, who was wanted on numerous charges stemming from an incident that occurred on Saturday November 3, 2018, in the area of 10 Hammond Street in Lower Roxbury, has been located and arrested. Members of the BPD Fugitive Unit received information indicating that the suspect may be in the area of Bayonne, New Jersey. Investigators then coordinated with officers from the Bayonne Police Department who were able to locate the suspect and place him in custody without incident. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was utilizing the alias of Roberto Santiago. The suspect is currently being held at the Hudson County Correctional Facility as a Fugitive from Justice while awaiting extradition based on the Roxbury District Court warrant charging him with Assault with Intent to Rape a Child Under 16, Aggravating Kidnapping, Enticement of a Child and Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child Under 14.

The Boston Police Department would like to thank everyone who assisted in this investigation as well as our law enforcement partners at the Bayonne Police Department for apprehending this wanted fugitive.

 

Keeping Boston Safe: Fugitive Unit Arrests Male Wanted in Connection to Double Stabbing in Roxbury

 

SIGNIFICANT ARREST: At about 9:50 AM on Saturday, November 3, 2018, members of the Fugitive Unit assisted by Pembroke Police, conducted a warrant arrest in the area of 32 Oak Street in Pembroke. Officers arrested Shawn Padilla, 39-years-old, of Roxbury for a warrant out of Roxbury District Court on charges of Assault with Intent to Murder and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 7:25 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 70 Cedar Street in Roxbury. Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from apparent life-threatening stab wounds.  Officers further observed an additional male victim suffering from apparent non-life-threatening stab wounds. Both male victims were transported to a local hospital and are expected to survive their injuries.

 

UPDATE: Officers Arrest Two Males Wanted in Connection to Homicide in the area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury

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On Friday, October 12, 2018, members of the Fugitive Unit located and apprehended two males wanted in connection to a homicide which occurred on July 7, 2018 in the area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury. Officers arrested Demetrius Bennett, 27-years-old, of Dorchester and Adnan Tahlil, 24-years-old, of Roxbury, for outstanding warrants.

Bennett is charged with Murder and Tahlil is charged with Manslaughter. Both males are expected to be arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court.

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Fugitive Unit Arrest Two Suspects Wanted in Connection to Two Separate Shots Fired Incidents in Less Than Five and Half Hours

INCIDENT #1: At about 8:10 AM on Wednesday October 3, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Preston Tyler, 42, of Roxbury, in the area of 15 Whittier Street in Roxbury. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on a Straight Warrant issued out of Roxbury District Court for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling. The warrant was sought in connection to an incident that occurred at about 5:22 PM on Friday September 21, 2018, during which a shot was fired inside an apartment located at 15 Codman Park in Roxbury causing ballistic damage. The suspect is scheduled for arraignment later today in Roxbury District Court.

INCIDENT #2: At about 1:30 PM on Wednesday October 3, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Dashawn Jones, 24, of Roxbury, in the area of 658 Washington Street in Dorchester. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted in connection to an incident that occurred at about 7:15 PM on Tuesday August 21, 2018, during which several shots were fired in the area of 90 Armory Street in Roxbury resulting in two parked motor vehicles sustaining ballistic damage. The suspect was taken into custody by virtue of a Straight Warrant issued out of Roxbury District Court for numerous charges including Assault with Intent to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Carrying a Loaded Firearm and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling. The suspect will face arraignment in Roxbury District Court.

 

UPDATE: BPD Officers Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Non-Fatal Shooting of 15-Year-Old Girl in Mattapan

Earlier this morning, at about 10:50 AM on Thursday September 27, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested John Jackson, 24, of Mattapan, who was wanted in connection to a non-fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl in Mattapan. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (to wit: gun), Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 11:34 AM on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 998 Blue Hill Ave in Mattapan. During the incident, the suspect was seen entering the store and requesting the bathroom key. Witnesses heard a noise best described as a "bang" in the bathroom and saw the 15-year-old female victim on the floor. The suspect was observed leaving the store slowly and then running down Blue Hill Avenue towards Callender Street. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

 

BPD Fugitive Unit Tracks Down Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder in Florida  

 

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY: At about 7:15 AM on Friday, September 21, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit conducted a warrant arrest in the area of 4 Esmond Street in Dorchester which resulted in the arrest of Ricago Cesar AKA Riccardo Cesar, 37-years-old, of Dorchester. Cesar has been wanted since October of 2017 following a stabbing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

Cesar has multiple active warrants for charges including Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Attempted Murder. Cesar will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court with an additional charge of Fugitive from Justice. 

 

WANTED: Nicholas Antoine Wanted in Connection to a Double Homicide in Brighton

BPD Detectives Seek Public's Help in Effort to Locate Murder Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of Faneuil and Brackett Streets: BPD Detectives need your help finding Nicholas Antoine, 20, of Boston, who is wanted in connection to the shooting deaths of Wilfred Peters, 26, of Brighton and Jeffrey Montaque, 27, of Cambridge which occurred on June 30, 2018. Anyone with information relative to the his whereabouts is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470 or the Boston Police Fugitive Unit at (617) 343-4468. 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.

BPD Fugitive Unit Arrests Murder Suspect Wanted for 2014 Homicide

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Almost four years after the stabbing death of George Sanchez in Dorchester, the individual responsible for the murder is behind bars and in Boston Police custody.

At about 2:45 PM, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, officers assigned to the Fugitive Unit took custody of Freidy Baez, 30, of Boston. Baez, who was was extradited from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic to Boston, was wanted on an outstanding warrant for the 2014 Murder of George Sanchez.

Baez is expected to be arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 12:04AM. on Sunday, September 21, 2014, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 5 Ames Street in Dorchester.

On arrival, officers observed the male victim lying on the ground outside of the above location suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

 

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Fugitive Unit Locate and Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Armed Robberies in Somerville

 

At about 11:00 AM on Friday September 7, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police and Somerville Police Department located and arrested Lorne Harrison, 53, of Mattpan, in the area of 31 Lonsdale Street in Dorchester. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on a straight warrant sought out of Somerville District Court for Armed Robbery and an outstanding warrant for violating the terms of his lifetime parole. Investigators have identified Harrison as a suspect in several recent armed robberies involving a firearm in the Somerville area. The suspect will appear in U.S. Federal Court for arraignment.

 

Keeping Boston Safe: Fugitive Unit Arrests Suspect Wanted for Assault to Murder Downtown

 

Keeping Boston Safe: At about 8:15 AM on August 23, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit were able to locate and arrest a 47-year-old male suspect from Dorchester, in the area of 179 Tremont Street, Downtown. The arrest comes as a result of an investigation into an assault and battery incident that occurred at about 7:26 PM on July 26, 2018 in the area of 261 Dartmouth Street in the Back Bay.  Detectives were able to identify the suspect and obtained a warrant out of Boston Municipal Court on charges including Assault and Battery and Assault to Murder.

The suspect was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.

 

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Fugitive Unit Simultaneously Arrest Two Wanted Suspects During Investigation in Roxbury

 

At about 6:10 PM on Thursday August 9, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Diovanni Carter, 28, of Dorchester, in the area of Marcella Street and Centre Street in Roxbury. The arrest comes as a result of an investigation into a shots fired incident that occurred at about 8:53 PM on Monday July 16, 2018, in the area of 11 Elmhurst Street in Dorchester. Detectives were able to identify the suspect and received a warrant out of Dorchester District Court on numerous charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling, Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Armed Career Criminal (Level 2).

Officers also arrested, Sean Berry, 27, of Brockton, who was with the primary suspect at the time of his arrest and was wanted on an unrelated outstanding warrant sought out of Plymouth Superior Court on charges of Armed Carjacking, Armed Robbery and Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.

Both suspects were placed in custody without incident and are expected to be arraigned later today in Roxbury District Court.

 

Keeping Boston Safe: BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit Arrests Dangerous Felon Wanted Out of North Carolina on Gun-Related Charges and Attempted Murder in the 1st Degree

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Keeping Boston Safe: BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit Arrests Dangerous Felon Wanted Out of North Carolina on Gun-Related Charges and Attempted Murder in the 1st Degree: After a far-reaching investigation, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit with help from the US Marshals Service located and arrested 36-year-old Allen Lewis who was wanted in connection to an attempted murder which occurred in early May of 2018 in Kingston, North Carolina. During that incident, the suspect left a man struggling for his life after shooting him multiple times.

Earlier today, at about 2:00pm, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Unit observed the suspect sitting in a parked car in the area of 85 Stoughton Street in Dorchester. When officers moved in to take the suspect into custody, a brief struggle preceded his arrest. Once in custody, a search of the suspect’s vehicle enabled officers to locate and confiscate a loaded 9mm Ruger firearm.

Officers arrested Allen Lewis and charged him with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Being a Fugitive from Justice. Upon his return to North Carolina, the suspect will be charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Discharging Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle.

Said Commissioner William Evans, “I want to thank my officers for their never-ending efforts to protect and serve the citizens of our city. Thanks to their undeniable courage and bravery, a brazen felon, an individual most assuredly considered armed and dangerous, is behind bars awaiting his return to North Carolina after mistakenly believing he could run, hide and find refuge in a city that has long stood strong against gun violence and those who think it’s okay to fuel it.”
 

BPD Officers Travel to New Hampshire to Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Non-Fatal Shooting in Dorchester

 

Earlier today, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit and officers from the U.S. Marshall’s Service arrested Andrew O'Brien, 29, of Rochester, New Hampshire, in connection to a non-fatal shooting which occurred in Dorchester earlier this month.

At about 3:00 PM on Friday June, 8, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) located an adult male victim who had been shot after responding to the sound of gunfire in the area of 9 Southern Avenue. District detectives established the suspect’s identity, leading officers to locate and arrest the suspect today in Rochester.

The suspect will be booked on fugitive of justice charges in New Hampshire and returned to Massachusetts at which time he will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on multiple charges including Assault with Intent to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling.

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in area of 39 Hartford Street

 

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in area of 39 Hartford Street

Less than a week after the shooting death of 34-year-old Dwayne Thomas, the man responsible for his murder is behind bars. On Friday, May 4, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit and District D-14 Neighborhood Drug Control located and apprehended Derrell Russell, 29, of Plymouth and charged him with Murder. Mr. Russell is scheduled to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Said Police Commissioner William Evans: "I want to thank my Homicide Detectives, as well as, members of both the Fugitive Apprehension Unit and District D-14 Drug Control Unit for the hard work and dedication to justice that led to the arrest of the suspect in this case. The fact that the suspect was in custody less than a week after the original call is a credit to my officers and their ongoing commitment to protecting and serving the citizens of Boston. Because of their efforts, a dangerous felon is behind bars and our community is safer as a result. To the family and friends of Dwayne Thomas, it is my sincere, humble hope that news of today's arrest brings with it some small measure of comfort and closure." 

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows:

At about 2:45AM, on Saturday, April 28, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 39 Hartford Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Dwayne Thomas, 34, of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively investigate 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.

Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Fugitive Unit Arrests Wanted Suspect on Numerous Warrants After Multi-Jurisdictional Investigation

At about 2:30 PM on Monday, April 23, 2018, officers assigned to the BPD Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested Lenita Webb, 31, of Roxbury pursuant to numerous outstanding warrants in the area of 50 Annunciation Road in Roxbury. At the time of her apprehension, Webb was wanted on thirty-five warrants involving fifty-seven charges stemming from numerous larcenies and other crimes which occurred in Boston and several surrounding communities. The arrest comes after a collaborative effort between the Boston Police, Massachusetts State Police, U.S. Marshals and detectives from various agencies throughout Massachusetts. The suspect will appear later today in Roxbury District court for arraignment in connection to the following warrants:

  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 01/19/18 for Threats to Commit Crime, Unarmed Robbery and A&B
  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 02/09/18 for Common and Notorious Thief
  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 02/09/18 for Larceny Over $250
  • Boston Municipal Court Default Warrant issued 03/07/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 09/22/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 10/26/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 10/26/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Boston Municipal Court Straight Warrant issued 10/26/17 for Shoplifting by Asportation
  • Roxbury District Court Straight Warrant issued 10/10/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Dorchester District Court Straight Warrant issued 01/26/18 for Theft
  • Dorchester District Court Straight Warrant issued 09/15/17 for Larceny Over $250 and Threats to Commit a Crime
  • Quincy District Court Default issued 03/17/17 for Larceny Over $250 and Forge/Misuse RMV Document
  • Quincy District Court Default Warrant issued 03/17/17 for Possession Class B Drugs and Shoplifting by Asportation (2nd offense)
  • Quincy District Court Default Warrant issued 03/17/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Quincy District Court Default Warrant issued 03/17/17 for Larceny from Building
  • Quincy District Court Straight Warrant issued 07/28/17 for A&B and Unarmed Robbery
  • Quincy District Court Straight Warrant issued 09/25/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Wrentham District Court Straight Warrant issued 04/06/18 for Possession/Use False/Stolen RMV Document and Receiving Stolen Property over $250
  • Wrentham District Court Straight Warrant issued 11/07/17 for Shoplifting by Concealment (2nd offense) and Larceny Over
  • Dedham District Court Default Warrant issued 03/09/17 for Larceny Over $250 (2 Counts)
  • Dedham District Court Straight Warrant issued 03/13/17 for Larceny Over $250 (2 Counts)
  • Dedham District Court Straight Warrant issued 07/28/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Dedham District Court Straight Warrant issued 08/29/17 for Attempt to Commit a Crime and False Fire Alarm
  • Cambridge District Court issued 02/15/18 for Larceny Over $250
  • Cambridge District Court Straight Warrant issued 02/15/18 for Larceny Over $250
  • Waltham District Court Straight Warrant issued 05/09/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Malden District Court Default Warrant issued 03/06/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Woburn District Court Default Warrant issued 03/20/17 for Rec Stolen Property, Larceny Over $250, Attempt to Commit Crime and Unlawful Possession of Theft Detection Deactivation
  • Hingham District Court Straight Warrant issued 07/13/17 for Larceny Over $250, A&B, Threats, Larceny from Person and Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Peabody District Court Straight Warrant issued 08/09/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Plymouth District Court Straight Warrant issued 04/03/18 for Larceny Over $250
  • Salem District Court Straight Warrant issued 10/17/17 for Larceny Over $250, Vandalizing Property and Common and Notorious Thief
  • Newton District Court Straight Warrant issued 07/17/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Lynn District Court Default Warrant issued 03/21/17 for Larceny Over $250
  • Marlborough District Court Straight Warrant issued 04/19/18 for Larceny Over $250