At about 10:22pm, on October 5, 2010, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery in the area of 1580 Dorchester Ave (Tedeschi’s). On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who states that he was exiting the store and entering his car when two suspects approached, showed a firearm and demanded money. Victim describes the suspects as two black males. (One described as a black male in his twenties about 5’9” in height with a medium build, wearing black jeans and a black t-shirt. The other suspect described as a black male in his thirties about 6’4” in height with a heavy build.) According to the victim, the suspects punched him and took his wallet.
A search of the area enabled officers to locate both of the suspects in the immediate area. Once the suspects were located, the victim was brought to the scene for the identification purposes. When the victim saw the suspects, the victim stated, “Those are the guys.” A search of the suspects enabled officers to see and seize personal papers belonging to the victim.
A later search of the suspect’s apartment enabled officers to see and take possession of the firearm used in the robbery. Officers recovered a loaded black firearm.
Officers arrested a 22 year-old male and a 29 year-old male from Dorchester and charged both with Armed Robbery.