By - 3/5/15 - 5:11 pm

A Roxbury minister paid by Boston Public Schools to offer anger-management classes to students was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail today on charges he shot a kid in the head over an alleged disagreement involving the minister's pot-dealing business, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Three men spotted coming out of Shaun Harrison's home after the shooting were also arraigned today, two... Read more

By - 3/5/15 - 8:33 am

Shaun Harrison, 55, is scheduled for arraignment this morning on charges he shot a 17-year-old at 100 Magazine St. around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Harrison was charged with assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery and unlawful possession of a firearm, police say.

WBZ reports he was dean of students at English... Read more

By - 3/1/15 - 10:38 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. on Wales Street near Harvard Street.

By - 2/28/15 - 5:27 pm

Seized items.

Boston Police report raids Friday morning at 91 Esmond St. in Dorchester and 108 Greenfield Rd. in Mattapan resulted in six arrests and the seizure of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, Percocet pills, steroids, two loaded guns and ammunition.

Police say the raids came after a two-month investigation that involved both citywide detectives and detectives from West Roxbury and South Boston.

Angel Santiago (a.k.a.... Read more

By - 2/28/15 - 4:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old Friday evening after they say officers watched him in two alleged drug transactions on Lamson Street, Jeffries Point.

Police say the teen, too young to have his name released, was charged with distribution of heroin, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and carrying a loaded firearm. One of the men he allegedly sold heroin to,... Read more

By - 2/27/15 - 9:00 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 12:30 a.m. on Howe Terrace in Dorchester.

WBZ reports the man had attacked two people with a wooden stake, then used it to stab a police officer who responded. When the man continued to refuse orders to drop the weapon, the officer fired, police say.

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office confirms an... Read more

By - 2/26/15 - 8:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man on charges he helped kill Kenny Lamour as Lamour worked on a snow-removal crew on Centre Street near the Arborway on Feb. 11.

Donte Henley, 24, is expected to be arraigned tomorrow on a charge of murder in West Roxbury Municipal Court, according to police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

Police had initially... Read more

By - 2/25/15 - 5:37 pm

Boston Police report a man was arrested Monday for three armed robberies on Calumet Street - based in part on the GPS device he was wearing as a condition of his probation on a South End rape and armed robbery conviction in 2007.

According to police, Abram Acevedo, 33, of Boston, approached a man walking down Calumet around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, told him... Read more

By - 2/18/15 - 2:47 pm

Not because they were trying to enforce the mayor's edict against window jumping, though, but because he was trying to escape officers conducting a drug search of his apartment.

Boston Police report that when officers with the Drug Control Unit arrived at 129 Walford Way around 6:15 p.m. yesterday with search warrants:

They were met by a combative female who made aggressive attempts to

... Read more
By - 2/17/15 - 11:22 am
Heath Carson

A Quincy man faces charges he participated in two of the five gunpoint robberies that had left Jamaica Plain shop owners on edge.

Heath Carson, 35, was arraigned last week on charges he was one of two guys who helped hold up Tostado, 300 Centre St. on Jan. 22 and is expected to be arraigned on charges he held up the JP Variety Store... Read more

By - 2/12/15 - 2:21 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a call about a person shot around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday found a man had, in fact, been shot, at Normandy and Intervale streets.

As he was being taken to a local hospital with injuries from which he is expected to recover, officers:

Recovered a firearm that was placed in a snow mound next to a nearby

... Read more
By - 2/11/15 - 11:25 am

Boston Police report charging a Hyde Park teen with murdering a man in his 20s around 10:30 a.m. on Centre Street near the Arborway, then opened fire on an officer who started chasing him.

Boston Police report the murder happened outside 891 Centre St., near the Arborway rotary.

Steve Abreu, who took the photo, reports he heard four shots, saw one suspect,... Read more

By - 2/9/15 - 3:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man Saturday night after, they say, he started firing a gun while officers were pursuing him after a shooting near the Mattapan Square T stop.

According to police, officers found a gunshot victim around 7:30 p.m. outside 1670 Blue Hill Ave. He was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

Responding officers observed three males

... Read more
By - 2/8/15 - 10:59 pm

A person was held up at gunpoint around 10:45 p.m. on Lyon Street near Adams Street by two men with guns - one a submachine gun.

The took the victim's keys, wallet and phone.

One suspect was Hispanic, of Dominican descent, about 6' and skinny. He wore an MCM belt and had a backpack that he put his sub machine gun in. The other... Read more

By - 2/4/15 - 9:36 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 7:40 p.m. outside 368 Warren St.

By - 2/1/15 - 2:04 pm

Stanley Stacos reports police are looking for two shotgun-toting robbers for a holdup around 1:45 p.m. at Mission Main near the intersection of Huntington and South Huntington avenues.

One suspect was described as black with a gray scarf around his face and a short black jacket, the other as Hispanic, also with a short black jacket. Both were short.... Read more

By - 1/30/15 - 11:54 am

Tostado surveillance photos via BPD.

A Somerville man already charged with two armed holdups in Cambridge now also faces charges he held up a sandwich shop in Jamaica Plain last week.

Police declined to say whether they think Richard Perry, 41, has any connection with four other armed holdups in Jamaica Plain, but said they are looking for another possible suspect in connection with the Jan. 22 robbery... Read more

By - 1/26/15 - 2:24 pm


Transit Police report two teens have been charged for a 2 p.m. fusillade that left one woman with life-threatening injuries and another with a fresh wound from where a bullet grazed her head.

Police say the woman with the more serious injuries, 60, did not realize she'd been shot when she developed sudden back pain. The other woman was running away from the... Read more

By - 1/26/15 - 7:28 am
Wanted in Jamaica Plain

Boston Police say this is the man who held up City Feed and Supply on Jan. 16 - and the man who also held up JP Auto Services, Metro PCS, and the JP Variety Store.

If he looks familar, contact detectives at 617-592-9266.

H/t Bibliotequetress.... Read more

By - 1/23/15 - 11:29 pm

Updated Saturday morning with additional info from police.

A party at Bromley Hall in the Bromley-Heath project ended in chaos around 11:15 p.m.with six people shot and other people injuring themselves just trying to escape.

Police report the gunshot victims were all between 18 and 22; five male. Most themselves fled; victims were found in other buildings in Bromley-Heath, at the Jackson Square T... Read more