Unruly Fans Arrested During Celtics Championship Parade

Yesterday, Thursday, June 19, 2008, during the course of the Celtics' Celebration Parade, police officers were assigned to numerous locations, in and around the parade route, to ensure and provide a safe and joyous atmosphere for fans to celebrate. During the course of the parade, officers encountered a number of individuals who were more concerned with acting unruly than celebrating responsibly. These individuals were arrested and charged with offenses ranging from Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous, Affray to Disorderly Person.1) Julio C. Alcantara, 21, of Attleboro- Drinking in Public 2) Rey J. Torres, 17, of Malden-Possession of Class D 3) Tyler J. Hightower, 24, of Billerica-Trespassing 4) Verissimo Tavares, 18, of Randolph-Disorderly Person 5) Eric Slattery, 19, of Weymouth-Affray 6) Ryan M. Dillon, of Weymouth-Affray 7) Mark A. Phillips, 25, of West Roxbury-Possession of Class D, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous, Assault and Battery 8) Peter J. Starkey, 18, of west Roxbury-Affray 9) Nathaniel B. Scannell, 17 of West Roxbury-Affray, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer 10) Paul W. Sullivan, 17, of Dedham-Affray, and Minor in Possession of Alcohol 11) A 15 year male old from Dedham-Affray 12) Wanyee Waithaka, 19, of Canton- Affray, Disorderly Conduct 13) Justin Bissoneette, 26, of Somerville- Threats, Disturbing the Peace and outstanding warrants for Larceny and Resisting Arrest 14) Peter A. McCloud, 20, of Winthrop- Disorderly Person 15) Kenneth A. Edwards, 22, of Hyde Park-Disturbing the Peace, and Resisting Arrest 16) Stavros Y. Tsitos, 17, of Natick-Disorderly Person, and Assault and Battery on a Police Officer 17) James Callahan, 18, of West Roxbury-Affray, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of Class D 18) A 15 year old male from Hyde Park-Affray, and Assault and Battery on a Police Officer 19) Patrick D. Doherty, 18, of Dedham-Assault and Battery 20) Daniel Doyle, 20, of South Boston-Disorderly Person 21) Steven P. Smith, 19, of Roslindale-Disorderly Person 22) William Davis, 50, of Dorchester-Larceny: Purse Snatching, Larceny-Pick Pocket These individuals appeared at Boston Municipal Court today.