Investigation Update: Suspect Wanted in Connection to Aggravated Assault and Battery in the South End is in Custody


Investigation Update: At about 11:25 AM on Monday August 5, 2019, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) located and arrested Michael Powers, 34, of Boston, without incident in the area of 774 Massachusetts Avenue after an identification was made. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted in connection to an aggravated assault and battery which occurred the day prior in the area of 460 Harrison Avenue in the South End. The suspect will appear in Boston Municipal Court on multiple charges including: Aggravated Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Kidnapping and Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.

Additionally, the suspect was found to be wanted on several outstanding warrants on various charges: Larceny Over $250 issued out of Brockton District Court, Possession of Class A Drugs issued out of Boston Municipal Court as well as Breaking and Entering, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Larceny from the Person, Destruction of Property and Trespassing issued out of Lowell District Court.