STOLEN CHECK LEADS TO ARREST IN ROXBURYAt about 12:15pm, on Thursday, on August 23, 2007, walking beat officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) were responded to a call for a person attempting to pass a bad check at the Citizens Bank at 2343 Washington Street. On arrival, officers spoke to bank officials who stated that an individual was attempting to cash a stolen check. According to bank employees, the check in question had been reported stolen a few days previous. Officers then arrested Rafael Negron, 29, of Roxbury and charged him with Uttering False Papers. DRUG AND GUN ARREST MADE IN DORCHESTER At about 2:39pm, on Thursday, August 23, 2007, plain clothes officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) were patrolling in the area Erie and Glenway Streets when they observed a large group of males hanging out. As officers approached, a few members of the group began to quickly walk away. Officers observed two individuals walk down a driveway near 41 Michigan Avenue. A sign on the front of the building clearly read, ”No Trespassing.” As a result of the sign, officers asked both individuals if they lived at the address. Both individuals stated, “No.” While speaking to the suspects, officers noticed that both suspects appeared to be very nervous. Officers then asked the suspects if they had any weapons. To which one of the suspects stated, “No, but I have a bag of weed in my sock.” Officers then arrested Jonathon Cruz, 19, of Dorchester and charged him Possession of Class D Drugs (Marijuana). Officers then searched the immediate area and recovered a firearm near where the suspects were standing. Officers arrested Bernard White, 20, of Dorchester and charged him with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm & Ammunition. MAN ARRESTED FOR BREAKING & ENTERING IN THE BACK BAY At about 3:08am, on Friday, August 24, 2007, officers from Area D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a Breaking & Entering at 341 Commonwealth Avenue. On arrival, officers spoke to a witness who stated that he observed a white male attempting to break into his apartment building. According to the witness, the suspect broke a window in his effort to gain entry into the building. The witness described the suspect as a white male in his 20’s, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. A short time later, officers were able to locate an individual fitting the description provided by the witness. When officers approached the suspect, officers observed that the suspect was walking with a female. When officers asked about the female, the suspect said the female was his girlfriend. However, when officers asked the female to confirm this information, the female stated, “I’ve never seen this man before .. he just started walking with me.” Officers then arrested Matthew Sugg, 20, of Wellfleet and charged him Breaking & Entering and Trespassing.