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

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Fugitive Unit Arrests Suspect in Rhode Island Relative to Ongoing Drug Investigation

 

Today, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, after a lengthy investigation, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit with the assistance of the US Marshals HIDTA Task Force and the US Marshals Rhode Island Fugitive Task Force located and arrested 30-year-old Hector Bannister of Boston in the area of 453 Central Avenue, Pawtucket, RI.

Bannister was wanted on an active and outstanding arrest warrant out of Boston Municipal Court for Trafficking Cocaine (18 grams or more), Possession with Intent to Distribute Class C Drugs, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs (Cocaine) (2nd and subsequent offense).

Bannister is also being charged with being a Fugitive from Justice in RI and awaiting rendition back to Boston. He will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.

Safer Boston: Boston Police Officers Arrest Suspect Only Three Days after Non-fatal Shooting Incident in Roxbury

 

At about 9:50 PM on Saturday, February 24, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 2665 Washington Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a 22-year-old female suffering from a graze wound to her head. She, and her three-year-old child who suffered minor injuries from broken glass, had just exited a nearby business and entered their vehicle when the shooting occurred. Both victims were transported to Boston Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

A thorough investigation into the shooting allowed officers and detectives to identify the shooting suspect as 18-year-old Victor Swain, Jr. of Randolph, and subsequently, officers received a warrant for his arrest out of Roxbury District Court. Today, less than three days after the original incident, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the Youth Violence Strike Force placed Swain under arrest after a brief standoff in the area of 25 Drayton Street in Dorchester. Swain is charged with two counts of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and several firearms charges.

Said Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, “I’m troubled that a mother and her young child were injured in this senseless act of violence. No one should be a victim of an incident like this, and I commend my officers for making such a quick identification and arrest of the suspect. Hopefully, the community will rest easier knowing that this reckless and dangerous individual is off the street.”

One Less Gun: Officers Arrest Suspect in Non-fatal Shooting Incident, Recover Loaded Firearm from Suspect

 

At about 9:10 AM on Thursday, January 25, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested 28-year-old Shawquan D. Jackson of Dorchester for violations of the auto laws, firearm related offenses, and for charges connected to a non-fatal shooting that occurred in the area of Mass Ave and Proctor Street in the early morning hours of December 9, 2017.

Officers conducting surveillance relative to the ongoing non-fatal shooting investigation observed Jackson to be operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license in the area of 950 American Legion Highway. Officers conducted a stop of the vehicle and, after placing Jackson under arrest for the above violation of the auto laws, recovered a loaded black and gray Smith & Wesson SD9 VE firearm from Jackson’s person. Further investigation revealed that the firearm had been reported stolen in 2016 out of Clayton County, GA.

Jackson was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle after License Revoked, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawfully Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Large Capacity Feeding Device, and Receiving Stolen Property. Officers are seeking additional charges related to the following incident:

At about 12:20 AM on Saturday, December 9, 2017, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) and C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Proctor Street and Mass Ave. Officers located a 27-year-old male victim suffering from apparent life-threatening gunshot wounds and a female witness. Officers also located three additional male victims suffering non-life-threatening injuries in the area of 63 R Boston Street. All victims were transported to Boston area hospitals.

Significant Arrest: BPD Officers Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Armed Robbery of Several Boston Convenience Stores

At about 2:30 PM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, members of the BPD Fugitive Apprehension Unit, along with officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattpan) and members of the Youth Violence Strike Force, located and arrested 35-year-old Thomas Huggins of Mattapan and charged him in connection to a string of armed robberies in the Brighton and Mattapan areas beginning on January 10, 2018. During the arrest, Huggins hid in a closet before putting up a violent struggle with officers. Officers were eventually able to place Huggins into custody and recover a loaded 9mm Ruger pistol from his residence. Huggins was charged with Armed Robbery by virtue of an arrest warrant issued out of Brighton District Court. Investigators are seeking charges against Huggins for unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition and at least six additional incidents in the Brighton and Mattapan areas, including two armed robberies minutes apart from each other at 552 and 554 River Street (Cricket Wireless and Papa John’s), Mattapan.

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

At about 9:53 PM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, officers from District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a call for an Armed Robbery at 140 N. Beacon Street (Quality Market) in Brighton. On arrival, officers spoke to store employees who stated that a black male and black female entered the store. Employees stated that, once inside, the black male approached the counter, displayed a firearm, and demanded money. After taking an undisclosed amount of US Currency, both suspects exited the store. A short time later, on the same date of the robbery, officers were able to locate and arrest the female suspect in the area of 1441 Commonwealth Ave.

Huggins is expected to be arraigned in Brighton District Court on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and others. Anyone with information relative to this investigation is asked to call detectives assigned to District D-14 at (617) 343-4256.

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. Together we make our city safer. The men and women of the Boston Police Department are here to help 24/7/365.

Investigation Update: Suspect in Custody Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 7 Peninsula Place

On Sunday, January 7, 2018, members of the BPD Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Homicide Unit, assisted by members of the U.S. Marshals and law enforcement partners in the Rhode Island area, arrested 28-year-old Marquis Martin of Roxbury for Murder by virtue of a felony warrant out of Dorchester District Court. Officers were able to locate the suspect at a motel in Middleton, Rhode Island where he was placed in custody without incident after a forced entry. The arrest came just a little more than two months after the shooting death of David Cole in Dorchester. 

Said Police Commissioner William Evans, “Solving every homicide remains a top priority for me and every member of my Homicide Unit. They work tirelessly on every case to not only identify those responsible, but to track them down and arrest them no matter where they try to hide. I wish to commend the great work by the Homicide Unit and the Fugitive Apprehension Unit for identifying, tracking and removing this violent suspect from our communities.”

The original facts of the investigation are as follows: 

At about 7:48 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2017, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 7 Peninsula Place in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as 30-year-old David Cole of South Boston, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on several additional warrants, including one issued out of Roxbury District Court for Assault while Armed with Intent to Murder in connection to a non-fatal shooting that occurred just prior to the fatal shooting of David Cole. During that incident, an adult male victim was shot while seated in a parked motor vehicle at about 6:24 PM on October 29, 2017, in the area of 127 Eustis Street in Roxbury. 

BPD Community Alert: The Boston Police Seek Public’s Help to Locate Suspect Wanted for Murder

The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection to a homicide investigation in South Boston. Twenty-eight-year-old Marquis Martin is wanted by virtue of a felony warrant out of Dorchester District Court for Murder. The suspect is 5’7” tall and weighs 170 pounds. The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

The original facts of the investigation are as follows:  At about 7:48 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2017, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 7 Peninsula Place, Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim was later identified as 30-year-old David Cole of South Boston.

Anyone with information relative to the whereabouts of the suspect is strongly urged to call 911 immediately or 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.

Investigation Update: Arrest Made in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 330 Bowdoin Street

 

At about 2:51 PM on Monday, November 13, 2017, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded along with Boston EMS to a call for an unknown medical incident inside 330 Bowdoin Street. Upon arrival, officers made entry and located a deceased adult male victim. A criminal investigation was launched after the death was later ruled a homicide. The victim has since been identified as Nelson Torres-Santa, 55, of Dorchester.

One week later, on Monday, November 20, 2017, after an extensive investigation, members of the BPD Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Homicide Unit were able to identify a suspect. The officers located 21-year-old Thomas Frank Isaac, Jr. of Braintree and placed him in custody without incident. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court where he will be charged with Murder, Armed Home Invasion, and Armed Robbery.

Said Police Commissioner William Evans, "In less than a week, my officers were able to work quickly and efficiently to gather evidence and make an arrest. I'm confident that they've built a strong case that will lead to a conviction of the suspect, so that the public may be assured that another dangerous individual is off the streets."