Suspect Arrested After Striking Parade Participant During Red Sox 2018 Rolling Rally


At about 11:40 AM on Wednesday October 31, 2018, officers assigned to the Red Sox Victory Parade arrested Patrick Connolly, 19, of Sandwich, after a disturbance in the area of 560 Boylston Street in the Back Bay. Officers placed the suspect in custody after observing him throw a can of beer at one of the Duck Boats, striking an adult male party on board. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident. The suspect will appear in Boston Municipal Court on charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct.