Officers Arrest Male for Stealing Motor Vehicle in Dorchester


At about 9:22 PM on Monday, September 25, 2018, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a larceny of a motor vehicle in the area of 237 Washington Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated he observed two males enter his motor vehicle and drive away. The victim stated he then observed the suspects almost immediately crash the motor vehicle before fleeing the area on foot. Officers were redirected to the area of 43 Harvard Street in Dorchester where witnesses stated one of the suspects had retreated into the residence. Upon further investigation, officers were able to identify the male suspect as Christopher Lewis, 18-years-old, of Boston, who was then placed under arrest.

Lewis is charged with Larceny of a Motor Vehicle and is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.