Stony Brook

By - 4/17/15 - 12:59 pm

Transit Police report arresting a 14-year-old from Everett early this morning on charges he swiped a phone right out of the hands of a woman sitting on an inbound Orange Line train next to a door open after the train pulled into Stony Brook.

The kid, too young to have his name released, didn't get far, police say: Other passengers chased him and a...Read more

By - 1/16/15 - 7:41 pm reports City Feed and Supply on Boylston Street was held up this afternoon by a white guy in glasses with a gun.

This is the fourth such armed robbery in Jamaica Plain this month by a white guy in glasses with a gun.

Metro PCS store held up, 1/11.
JP Variety Store held up, 1/6.
JP Auto Services held...Read more

By - 7/18/14 - 9:25 am
Hollingsworth, wanted for Jamaica Plain shooting

Transit Police report they are looking for Justin Hollingsworth, 22, on charges he tried gunning another man down in front of the Stony Brook Orange Line station on July 7.

When caught, Hollingsworth will face charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and various gun-related charges.

If you know where he is, you can call detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an...Read more

By - 7/15/14 - 2:13 pm

City Councilor Matt O'Malley and BPD District E-13 Capt. Alfredo Andres are planning a community meeting this Monday to discuss three recent shootings - one fatal - in the area.

The session starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Nate Smith House, 155 Lamartine St.

By - 7/7/14 - 8:27 pm

Stony Brook scene. Photo by Vera.

UPDATE: Suspect identified and sought.

Stanley Staco reports somebody was shot at the entrance to the Stony Brook Orange Line station around 7:55 p.m. - and that the gunman may have gotten off as many as eight shots.

Transit Police report the victim, 23, is expected to survive....Read more

By - 5/23/14 - 3:12 pm

Police are looking for two guys they say politely said hello to commuters leaving the Orange Line station this afternoon before they settled on a particular woman, followed her home and then robbed her of her phone.Read more

By - 3/21/14 - 12:30 pm

A couple days ago, we considered an incident at Stony Brook involving a fat-shaming doofus and the woman he made cry.

A man who says he also watched the incident unfold explains why crying lady wasn't exactly Miss Innocent, that, in fact, she had been subtly tormenting the guy and an older woman she sat between from Downtown Crossing all the way into...Read more

By - 3/19/14 - 2:11 pm

Before he left the train, hipster dude went up to a woman and told her to lose weight. Alison, who saw the victim burst into tears after vaguely Macklemorish dude swaggered off, pens an angry Missed Connection that you shouldn't read if you're prone to vapors:

I asked her what you said---and in between sobs she goes, "he said 'Have some respect for

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By - 5/31/13 - 10:26 pm

Guy with pythonWhat could top the mini-pig of Mission Hill?

Jacq87 reports seeing a guy walking toward Stony Brook station in Jamaica Plain this afternoon with a python around his neck. Fortunately for him, it seems, not too tightly, either. Hmm, wonder if Penelope...Read more

By - 10/29/12 - 3:31 pm

Tree on Orange LinePhoto by MBTA.

The scene on the Orange Line near Stony Brook this afternoon. Also see photo of a tree on the platform on Eliot on the Green Line. The T reports more than a dozen downed trees along the Beacon Street...Read more

By - 7/22/12 - 4:34 pm

Brian D'Amico reports State and Boston police flooded the area around the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line after a knife fight shortly after 4 p.m. - even as people nearby celebrated Boston's ties to the Dominican city of Bani in the annual Convite Banilejo. A State Police helicopter and K9 units were brought to the scene to look for a third suspect....Read more

By - 4/26/12 - 12:44 pm

Jamaica Plain Patch reports on a late-night incident at Stony Brook station in which four riders teamed up to capture and detain an alleged cell-phone thief - despite some punches from the guy's accomplices.Read more

By - 3/19/12 - 12:12 pm

Scarface with gun. NOTE: This post originally said Stonybrook Wine and Spirits had been robbed again on March 17, two months after it was robbed by a guy with a prominent facial scar.

In fact, as Jamaica Plain Patch reports, a Boston Police report that read...Read more

By - 3/12/12 - 12:32 pm

DCR must be flush with success.

Not the most practical perhaps, but, ooh, shiny!

Brett Dikeman at JP Bikes spotted the new amenity the other day on the bike path by the Stony Brook T stop. He's promising an ice cream cone at JP Licks for the best caption for his photo....Read more

By - 1/27/12 - 11:12 am

SuspectBoston Police are looking for a gunman they say held up Stonybrook Wine and Spirits on Tuesday night - and his getaway driver.

Police say a worker at the 80 Boylston St. store was standing outside around 9:40 p.m., when a light-complexioned black man with a "distinct 3-inch scar on his...Read more

By - 11/8/11 - 10:46 pm

UPDATED 1:20 p.m., Wednesday.

Boston Police report arresting two men in connection with a Tuesday-night shooting on School Street that sent one man to the hospital.

Neither Rey Fulcar, 25, of Roxbury, nor David Arias, 19, of Roxbury, however, was charged with the actual shooting, from which the victim is expected to recover, police say.

Police report finding the victim around 10:28 p.m....Read more

By - 5/15/11 - 4:24 pm

AlertNewEngland reports somebody was held up at gunpoint around 3:30 p.m. at School and Amory streets.

The suspects, described as two black males in hoodies, one with Timberland boots, fled toward Stony Brook with their stolen cell phone....Read more

By - 5/8/11 - 7:44 am

Colorful fibers

Charlie Rosenberg took in the Wake Up the Earth festival in Jamaica Plain on Saturday.

More Wake Up the Earth photos.

Copyright Charlie Rosenberg. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr....Read more

By - 7/19/10 - 8:42 pm

UPDATE: The MBTA says witnesses watched the man jump onto the tracks, where he made no contact with either train or third rail. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of cuts and bruises.

Boston Fireman tweets on the incident. The person was removed from the tracks around 9 p.m. but the T was still busing between Ruggles and Forest Hills as...Read more

By - 2/17/10 - 10:14 am

Joseph Porcelli reports on a community meeting with police and city officials in Jamaica Plain last night. District E-13 reports there were 21 robberies within 1,500 feet of the Orange Line stop between Nov. 1 and Feb. 14 and that most of the attackers are teens with prior robbery records:

Robbers get away because if your phone is stolen you can't call the police

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