Dorchester

By - 6/5/16 - 12:21 am

The Herald reported yesterday that a Dorchester man had posted a video to Twitter in which he threatened to kill EMTs and police officers he felt were harassing him.

A Boston EMS supervisor who saw the video and text threats says that when he reported it to Twitter, somebody at the network responded: Read more.

By - 6/4/16 - 11:23 pm

UPDATE: The Globe identifies the victim as Ronnie Headley, Jr.

A man in his 30s was fatally shot in the chest around 11:20 p.m. at 8 York St.

By - 6/4/16 - 1:33 pm
Levar Godfrey

Boston Police, family and friends have identified the man shot to death on Devon Street last Sunday as Levar Godfrey, 31.

His sisters have set up a GoFundMe page to create a scholarship fund for his daughter, 7: Read more.

By - 6/3/16 - 11:41 pm

Around 11:30 p.m., in the leg, inside 34 Franklin Hill Ave. Her injuries were not considered life threatening.

By - 6/2/16 - 11:01 am
Dead shark off Columbia Point in Dorchester

On Tuesday, police and Aquarium biologists investigated the remains of a basking shark in the Reserve Channel. This morning, Nichole spotted what appeared to be the same shark floating in the water off the JFK Library on Columbia Point.

In 2012, a whale carcass that washed ashore on one of the Harbor islands eventually floated out to sea and headed north, winding up on a beach in Rockport.

By - 6/1/16 - 10:42 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating two indecent assaults that happened within 15 minutes of each other in the area of Columbia Road and Richfield Street.

Around 6:15 a.m. a woman was approached from behind by a man who groped her and then ran down Richfield, police say. About 15 minutes later, another woman was attacked in the same manner and area, they add.

By - 6/1/16 - 6:55 pm

Arthur Samuels, who once ran Bank of America's Fields Corner branch, was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison and ordered to pay $2.2 million in restitution for his role in Michael David Scott's scheme to suck money out of banks with fraudulent real-estate purchases in 2007 and 2008, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 6/1/16 - 12:21 pm

National Geographic reports on the uncertain future of the giant map that used to sit in the old Federal Reserve building downtown but which now is the first thing visitors see in the lobby of the Boston Globe's soon to be vacated Morrissey Boulevard headquarters.

By - 5/29/16 - 10:35 pm

Updated, 11:30 a.m., Monday.

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was fatally shot around 10:25 p.m. at 131 Devon St., near Columbia Road.

The man, shot in the chest, was found at 152 Stanwood St., which backs up against the yard at 131 Devon.

By - 5/29/16 - 12:12 pm
Reardon

New Hampshire State Police report arresting Sean Reardon, 36, of Dorchester, after saying they clocked him doing 128 on I-93 in the Lakes Region town of Ashland on a 2013 Suzuki GSXR 600:

Reardon was operating on a motorcycle learner’s permit at the time of the incident. Reardon was subsequently arrested and released and ordered to appear before the Plymouth Circuit Court on July 28, 2016 to answer to the charge of Reckless Operation.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/26/16 - 9:24 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kevin Graham, 36, and Ellis Golden, 32, for the Aug. 12, 2004 murder of Thomas Hawkins on Theodore Street.

Both are scheduled for arraignment tomorrow in Dorchester Municipal Court.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/26/16 - 4:01 pm

The Dorchester Reporter takes us on a tour of the revamped Lower Mills Tavern, but keeps the beer samples to itself.

By - 5/23/16 - 6:33 pm
David Stewart

Boston Police today identified the man shot to death on Southern Avenue Thursday night as David Stewart, 22, of Dorchester.

His friends knew Stewart, who attended South Boston High School, as Bones.

No arrests have been made.

Police say he is not the same person who was arrested during a melee on May 11.

By - 5/22/16 - 8:47 am

Around 6:45 a.m. on Johnson Terrace, off Woodrow Avenue, Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 5/21/16 - 2:31 pm

Seized bikes.

Boston Police report drug-unit officers with a search warrant raided 7 Speedwell St. in Dorchester and seized a gun and 400 rounds of ammunition. Read more.

By - 5/20/16 - 1:39 pm

A Dorchester man charged with firing a bullet that grazed a 52-year-old woman's head as she was leaving church in Codman Square was actually aiming at two men who were arguing nearby, a prosecutor said today. Read more.

By - 5/20/16 - 12:51 pm

A federal judge in Boston this week sentenced Raymond Jeffreys, 28, to 30 years in federal prison after he pled guilty to charges of sex trafficking, tampering with a witness by attempting to kill him, and making false statements to a federal agent, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/19/16 - 11:18 pm

Boston Police report arresting James Martin, 22, on charges he fired the shot that sent a woman who'd just left church to the hospital last Friday evening. Read more.

By - 5/19/16 - 10:55 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, a man in his 20s, died.

Jeff Durham reports somebody was shot around 9:15 p.m. at Southern Avenue and Darlington Street and that the person was taken away in bad shape. This makes the third shooting in the area since Friday.

By - 5/19/16 - 11:20 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court refused today to consider the First Amendment issues involved in a judge ordering a man to stop writing horrible things about his ex-girlfriend online as part of a domestic protective order against him. Read more.