Columbia Road

By - 4/24/17 - 9:46 pm

Around 8 p.m. at Columbia Road and Devon Street, Scott Eisen reports.

By - 4/13/17 - 2:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man who was helping somebody who'd just been shot run away from the area of Columbia Road and Glendale Street. Read more.

By - 4/7/17 - 10:20 pm

UPDATE: The Herald reports one under arrest.

Around 9:20 p.m. on Columbia Road at Wolcott Street. Multiple shots fired.

Photo of the scene.

By - 4/5/17 - 3:04 pm

Columbia Billiard Co., 558 Columbia Rd., has trouble with a capital T and is currently shut as its new owner awaits word from the Boston Licensing Board both on a series of violations found in a February inspection and its requests for the licenses it should have had before that inspection. Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 8:10 pm
Wanted for Dorchester housebreak

Boston Police report they are looking for two men they say broke into a Columbia Road house with a pry bar yesterday morning and made off with a small safe. Read more.

By - 9/16/16 - 1:15 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., around 1 p.m. by a black man, about 35, wearing black clothes and sunglasses and with facial hair. He fled on foot.

The branch was held up in June.

By - 8/26/16 - 11:57 am

Boston firefighters are at the Old Colony Avenue underpass at Columbia Road, where two manholes began smoking around 11:45 a.m.

By - 7/28/16 - 9:30 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. Sam Schweizer, passing by in a car at the time, heard three shots.

By - 6/30/16 - 9:12 am

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., at Stoughton, was held up yesterday.

The suspect is described as 5'7" or 5'8" and muscular.

If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 617-742-5533. There could be a reward in it for you.

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 - 5/15/16 - 7:57 am

Around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday at 387 Columbia Rd., DD3William reports.

By - 4/16/16 - 8:53 am

Steve looked out over Pleasure Bay from Columbia Road and N Street at 5:37 a.m. yesterday.

Copyright Steve. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 4/4/16 - 12:37 pm

Januario Oliveira, 31, of Dorchester, was arraigned on a variety of gun charges Friday thanks to an alert resident who called 911 Thursday afternoon.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office: Read more.

By - 2/22/16 - 8:25 am

Amari Pope, 16, is scheduled for arraignment today on charges he fatally knifed another teen - a month shy of his 16th birthday - yesterday afternoon on Columbia Road at Devon Street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The DA's office says the victim's name will be released once notification of next of kin has been finished.

Innocent, etc.

By - 2/21/16 - 6:18 pm

Around 4:35 p.m. at Columbia Road and Devon Street. Boston Police report he was 16 and that they have identified a "person of interest."

Police at first thought the teen had been shot.

The murder scene is a block from where police fatally shot a man after an incident in which two others were shot on Feb. 12.

By - 2/12/16 - 8:46 am

State Police report a man's bad driving led to his arrest for heroin trafficking Wednesday afternoon.

State Police say a trooper spotted a guy ignore a stop sign from Old Road onto Columbia Road shortly before 6 p.m. Also, he didn't signal for the right turn from the popular shortcut from Blue Hill Avenue to Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 1/15/16 - 9:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting Ovidio Pereira, 22, on charges he raped a woman at knifepoint on Annabel Street at Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 11/23/15 - 3:22 pm

An East Boston man had bail set at $2,500 today on charges related to the loaded gun and "high-capacity feeding device" police say they found in the trunk of his car after a traffic stop early Saturday in Dorchester.

At his arraignment today, Anthony Bailey's attorney, however, said the gun wasn't Bailey's - and couldn't be, because he can't see. "This man couldn't possibly use it," attorney Marcy Levington said, as her client, wearing dark sunglasses and holding a cane, stood in the prisoner's dock. Read more.

By - 11/16/15 - 6:09 pm
Burned roof on Columbia Road in Dorchester

Burned roof. Photo by BFD.

A fire called in around 4:05 p.m. did an estimated $50,000 in damage to a 16-unit apartment building at 137 Columbia Rd., the Boston Fire Department reports.

The department says the cause of the fire remains under investigation. There were no injuries; three people were displaced.