East Boston

By - 9/7/07 - 10:51 pm

Victim taken to Mass. General; expected to live.

A 15-year-old juvenile male from Revere was arrested and charged with affray. Jeffery Sattery, 17, of Revere was arrested and charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.

551 Summer St.

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By - 9/5/07 - 9:37 pm

Composite imagePolice say this sketch (click for larger version, in Microsoft Word format) is based on descriptions from three women attacked near the Airport T stop early Monday morning. All three women managed to fight him off - police investigating the first attack heard the second woman scream.

Police describe the suspect as a light skinned, Hispanic male with dark colored eyes, and high cheek bones, about 5'7"-5'8", 140 lbs., 18-25 years old. He was wearing tan pants, dark colored/black t-shirt with red lettering and a black baseball cap.

By - 9/4/07 - 5:34 pm

The Tab reports a woman was sexually assaulted at the St. Paul Street T stop around 11:24 p.m., Sunday. Her attacker allegedly tried to use a gun to force her to perform oral sex on him; the arrival of a Beacon Street trolley forced him to flee.

His description is similar to that given to Boston Police several hours later by three women who fought off an attacker near the Airport T stop in East Boston: A Latino male between 18 and 24 years old, 5-foot-7, between 150 and 160 pounds with a thin build.

By - 9/4/07 - 4:50 am

Man wanted in connection with three attemped sexual attacks within a few minutes of each other near the Airport T stop.

Porter Street

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By - 9/3/07 - 10:23 pm

Composite imageBoston Police are seeking a man who allegedly attacked three women in rapid succession in the Airport Station/Porter Street area early this morning, even as the women fought him off and as police tried to find him.

Police report the first attack happened around 4:30 a.m., when a woman managed to fight off a screwdriver-wielding man. As police interviewed her at the scene, they heard a women screaming a short distance away. When they followed the screams, they found a second woman who said she'd been approached by a man making explicit comments to her - and that she had to fight him off. Police eventually responded to a third, and similar, attack.

Police describe the suspect as a light skinned, Hispanic male with dark colored eyes, and high cheek bones, about 5'7"-5'8", 140 lbs., 18-25 years old. He was wearing tan pants, dark colored/black t-shirt with red lettering and a black baseball cap.

By - 7/22/07 - 3:17 am

Three arrested; nobody seriously hurt.

Jose Camacho, 18, of Revere was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery and Disorderly Person. Steven Golden, 21, of Hyde Park was arrested and charged with Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing. James Warner, 20, of East Boston was arrested and charged with Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Disorderly Conduct. Officers did recover a firearm.

Ford and Breed streets

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By - 7/5/07 - 11:55 am

BPDNews today is filled with the sort of stupid carnage you normally associate with really hot days:

A man allegedly tired of people parking in front of his house on Cygnet Street in Brighton took decisive action yesterday evening - When yet another person parked in front of his house, he started throwing bricks at his car. Police report arresting Wei Chin, 25, "after a brief struggle."

By - 7/1/07 - 9:28 am

Jimbo reports, photographs:

At about 1:15 a.m., a heavy but fast-moving thunderstorm passed through East Boston, and five minutes into it a car smashed into a light pole on the median strip of Bennington Street, just a block past my house. The rain had already woke me, and the flashing ambulance lights intrigued me, so I went outside to see if I could get a decent photo of the scene. ...

By - 6/26/07 - 12:47 pm

Luigi Epifania, 23, of East Boston, already charged with attempted arson and malicious killing of an animal, was also arraigned yesterday on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

According to prosecutors, on June 11, Epifania stabbed a 22-year-old Andover man in an East Boston alleyway, then forced him to a Saratoga Street home, where he beat the man and threatened to kill him. The man managed to escape.

By - 6/23/07 - 10:01 pm

Boston Police report that Boston and Chicopee police arrested Patrick Mayhew, 20, of Dorchester Friday night and charged him with the murder of Joseph Smith, 39, of Dorchester. Smith was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Nottingham Street Thursday afternoon.

By - 6/17/07 - 1:43 pm

Boston Police report:

Man, 35, found shot repeatedly near 194 Parker Hill Ave. around 12:40 this morning. Taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Man leaving a gas station at Cummins Highway and Itasca Street watches two guys shoot at a third guy around 3 a.m.; then realizes he got shot, too. Taken to Brigham and Women's; will live. Later, the guy the thugs were aiming for apparently checked into Boston Medical Center.

By - 6/17/07 - 1:18 am

Male, 17, stabbed in arm and back during fight. Taken to MGH for non-life threatening injuries.

87 Faywood Ave.

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By - 6/16/07 - 8:47 am

Jimbo reports that the Melting Pot Cafe looks closer to opening and that Maverick Square is getting a Burger King. But not just any old Burger King. A Burger King with two floors.

By - 6/2/07 - 3:47 pm

Kalim Saliba takes some nice nighttime photos across the water.

By - 5/4/07 - 5:20 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Saugus man spotted walking down Bennington Street with a two-foot machete protruding from his pants.

Police stop machete-wielding thug before he can finish carving man up
Ready to rumble in East Boston.

By - 4/24/07 - 3:18 pm

Three shot at 6 Armandine St. in Dorchester around 7:45 last night. All three victims expected to live, although one was reported in critical condition.

Shortly before midnight, police found a 17-year-old shot through the lip at Fayston Street and Blue Hill Avenue in Grove Hall.

By - 4/23/07 - 9:24 pm

Man, 22, taken to hospital with multiple head wounds, died. Man, 19, taken to local hospital with single gunshot wound in the chest; expected to survive.

44 Marion St.

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By - 4/23/07 - 3:16 pm

Boston Police report officers on patrol in East Boston around 9 last night spotted a man chasing another man around Maverick Square with a machete. Before they could intervene, the attacker swung at his victim several times, opening him up in the arm and thigh. One officer used his belt as a tourniquet to help stop the victim's blood loss.

Josue Pineda, 22, of East Boston, now faces several charges, including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to murder.

By - 4/22/07 - 10:58 pm

But not before he took several whacks at his victim - who is expected to survive.

Josue Pineda, 22, of East Boston arrested.

Maverick Square

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By - 2/15/07 - 7:52 pm

Boston Police report a slim white or light-skinned Hispanic guy between 5'5" and 5'8" is going around East Boston groping women (generally in the street; one attack was in an apartment lobby). The perp grabs the women from behind and flees when they turn around to face him (in one case, punching or slapping him in the face). The attacks have been at various times of day: