By - 11/24/14 - 5:33 pm

Shortly before 1 p.m. at 625 Shawmut Ave., David Finnerty reports.

By - 11/23/14 - 10:41 pm

Three people were held up in three separate armed robberies in less than an hour tonight on Mission Hill.

Around 9:45 p.m., somebody was held up at gunpoint on Alleghany Street by a black male, 6' and slim, wearing dark clothing and a Bruins hat.

About 15 minutes later, somebody was held up at gunpoint at Hillside and Eldora by a white male, 19-20, wearing... Read more

By - 11/22/14 - 11:12 pm

Shortly before 11 p.m. at 655 Saratoga St., by two teens, one of whom showed both a gun and a knife.

Both suspects are 5'6" or 5'7." One wore a gray mask and a gray hoodie, the other a red mask.... Read more

By - 11/21/14 - 12:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man early this morning on a variety of gun charges after executing a search warrant at his 68 Stanton St. apartment.

Police charged Canez Tout Puissant, 39, with unlawful possession of a high-capacity firearm, unlawful possession of a high-capacity feeding device, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Utilizing the services of the

... Read more
By - 11/20/14 - 5:03 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a holdup around 11:30 a.m.

By - 11/20/14 - 7:39 am

Stanley Staco reports a woman in a car on Julian Street near Rand was shot at around 3 a.m. Although she did not appear to be hit, she was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.... Read more

By - 11/16/14 - 10:03 pm

Around 9:45 p.m. at Essex Street and Harrison Avenue, by one of several men who approached the couple and displayed what appeared to be a gun handle.

He's described as black, about 5'6" and 130 lbs., with a scar under his left eye and wearing a large backpack.

By - 11/13/14 - 12:09 pm

Transit Police report they are looking for a man on a moped they say pointed an apparent gun at the driver of a 41 bus at Dudley Street and Blue Hill Avenue the afternoon of Oct. 30.

By - 11/12/14 - 3:57 pm

A Dorchester man on bail while awaiting trial for illegal gun possession was arrested at his Claybourne Street residence Saturday for illegal gun possession after a family member turned him in, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Dexter Spinola, 45, had bail set at $9,000 at his arraignment in Dorchester District Court today. Judge Debra DelVecchio declined a request from prosecutors to revoke his... Read more

By - 11/11/14 - 9:17 am

Police Commissioner William Evans said a gun buyback program and stepped up anti-gun efforts on the street are working: Boston Police are taking lots of guns out of circulation, 970 so far this year, compared to 667 in all of 2013.

But at a public meeting last night about a shooting in Lower Mills on Election Day, Evans said the extra work is like pushing... Read more

By - 11/11/14 - 8:53 am

Around 8:45 a.m. at 55 Milton Ave.

The suspect is described as black, 5'6" or 5'7", between 40 and 50, with a beard with some gray in it. He was wearing a dark hoodie and a scally cap.

By - 11/10/14 - 4:27 pm

God Sees Red

Look at my people, my created
Killing, angry, murder at the drop of a pin

Some don't realize the trouble they're in

Jealousy, revenge, hate

Using guns
Hastening the death rate

I look at my children
I see red

Their blood - red
My anger - red

My Son's Blood - red
Shed for their sins

My... Read more

By - 11/9/14 - 11:27 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. at 279 Centre St.

The suspect is a black man, about 6' and slim, wearing a dark hoodie, seen jumping into the passenger seat of a newer white Altima, which sped down Lamartine toward Stony Brook.

Police found shell casings on Chestnut Avenue, across Centre from where the victim was shot.

By - 11/9/14 - 3:23 pm

Boston Police report that when officers on routine patrol at Walnut Park and Walnut Avenue in Roxbury last night saw a car pass them at a high rate of speed, they fed the car's plate number into a database and found it was stolen - so they turned on their blues and went in pursuit:

However, instead of stopping, the operator of the vehicle

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By - 11/8/14 - 4:32 pm

Crime scene on Bowdoin. Photo by LoudNaps.


UPDATE: Rosa found dead in Rehoboth.

Boston Police have issued a statewide BOLO for Paulo Rosa, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend at their apartment at 45 Bowdoin St.

Her body was discovered around 4 p.m.

The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. Pending the results of an autopsy, the cause and manner of death will remain under investigation.

Rosa, 30, may have... Read more

By - 11/8/14 - 3:50 pm

Around 2:10 p.m. at 110 Stratton St., in a fusillade of up to eight bullets. The homicide unit was called due to the severity of the victim's injuries.... Read more

By - 11/6/14 - 5:38 pm

Two Dorchester men who allegedly used a shotgun and a handgun to hold up the McDonald's at 146 Tremont St. early this morning were ordered held on $100,000 bail each at their arraignment on charges of armed robbery while masked, kidnapping, and assault and battery in Boston Municipal Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report Andre Nesbeth and Mason McKoy,... Read more

By - 11/6/14 - 12:16 pm

And then promptly proceed to get themselves arrested. WCVB reports on the holdup shortly after midnight.

By - 11/5/14 - 10:03 pm

Main Street remained a crime scene well into the night. Photo by Christopher Kiertz.

UPDATE: One of the two victims, Ryan Morrissey, died

Around 9:40 p.m. outside 274 Main St. At least one of the victim's injuries were severe enough to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.

Police are looking for two men who fired the shots, one white, one black, both about 5'10" to 6' and both wearing hoodies, who ran onto Salem Street,... Read more