South End man charged with stealing hair dryer, rum, condoms and deodorant from online acquaintance in West RoxburyBy adamg - 12/31/12 - 5:38 pm
Police yesterday nabbed one guy on charges he robbed a West Roxbury man he'd met online but the hunt continues for a second man whom the victim reported robbing him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports - adding the victim had to run outside and flag down a passing snowplow driver to borrow his phone to call police.
MBTA Transit Police and EMTs converged on the Chinatown stop on the Orange Line around 4:30 p.m. after a man was stabbed in the upper torso on the inbound platform. A train that left the station shortly before police were notified of the stabbing was being held at Downtown Crossing, but one possible suspect was in custody.
UPDATE: MBTA Transit Police report Anthony Bonner, 25, of Roxbury, and Joseph Jones, 19, were busy arguing with each other when Bonner attempted to end the discussion by stabbing Jones. Police say Bonner was still on the platform when officers arrived and that they arrested him on a charge of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
Jones was transported to a local hospital - and was himself then arrested on a charge of witness intimidation.
Somebody was stabbed on an outbound 34E bus at Washington and Walworth streets in Roslindale about 12:30 p.m.
Gasner Jean, 49, of no particular address, was arrested on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow in West Roxbury District Court, MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo says.
The victim, 24, was taken to Brigham and Women's and is expected to survive, he adds.
Boston Police report arresting teens from Brighton, Allston, Brockton and Dorchester for an early morning knifepoint home invasion on Nov. 24.
Police say the four broke into 45 Nottinghill Rd. around 2:40 a.m. that day and were in the kitchen when one of the home's occupants, himself a teen, woke up and found them in the kitchen. According to police:
AlertNewEngland reports somebody was stabbed around 6:30 p.m. at the Maverick Square Burger King and that the suspect, a Hispanic teen, fled into the Maverick T stop.
Boston Police report three men were stabbed in two altercations early Sunday.
Police say around 1:30 a.m., two men were stabbed following a fight with a larger group of men at 74 Beacon St. One victim, 24, was stabbed in the shoulder; the other, 25, in the back. Both are expected to survive, police say:
Guy with large knife and collection of hoodies emerges once a day to rob somebody along West BroadwayBy adamg - 11/2/12 - 7:46 pm
Boston Police report a white guy, about 6 feet tall, robbed people at knifepoint in three incidents over the past week.
On Saturday, a white guy wearing a red hoodie with a gray and white scarf over his face showed "a large knife with a wooden handle" around 7:10 p.m. before stealing somebody's iPhone and $100 at the Broadway Laundromat, 360 W. Broadway.
Around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, a white guy in a gray hoodie with a shamrock tattoo and a 1-inch scar on his right hand, displayed a knife to a woman two blocks away at E and W. 4 streets and took her earrings.
Around 4 p.m. on Monday, a white guy in a black hoodie and block pants walked behind the counter at Kim's Market, 305 W. Broadway, showed his large knife and stated "Give me the money." However, something spooked him and he ran towards D Street without any money.
Alleged dumbass of the week: Steals girl's phone, then uploads photos of himself to her Facebook accountBy adamg - 11/1/12 - 2:17 pm
Wilmer Velazquez, who lists East Boston and South Boston addresses, was arraigned on a charge of armed robbery after he allegedly stole a 15-year-old teen's phone at knifepoint, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Velazquez, 19, was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail at his arraignment in East Boston District Court, the DA's office says.
Prosecutors say his victim was playing with her yournger brother in the playground at Bremen Street Park in East Boston around 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 when two guys came up to her:
Joel Gonzalez-Santana, 34, had bail set at $1,500 today because of an incident around 1:15 a.m. near near Erie and Washington streets, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to the DA's office, an off-duty officer was investigating what appeared to be a single-car crash when Gonzalez-Santana threatened him with a machete.
The DA's office reports Gonzalez-Santana was one of just two people arraigned today in Dorchester District Court, normally the state's busiest district court, because tropical-storm-force winds apparently kept miscreants and other ne'er-do-wells inside along with the rest of us.
The other man, Reinaldo Vega, 46, was charged with breaking into a car on Charlotte Street at the height of the storm, around 5:15 p.m. His bail on an earlier larceny case was revoked, the DA's office reports.
Boston Police report that when he had his wallet stolen by a man and a woman around 11 p.m. on Monday outside 313 E. 8 St. in South Boston, he chased after them and confronted them. One of his muggers then displayed a knife and took his cell phone.
Boston Police report East Boston Variety, 3 Gladstone St., was held up around 6:45 this morning by a pack of knife-wielding robbers - one of whom gave the clerk a dollar, then pulled out a knife and yelled "Gimme the money!"
A second suspect was described as black male in his late teens early twenties, wearing a black hoodie with red lettering "Lazy But Talented" with the hood pulled up, black hat with 3 stickers visible on the brim, black pants, and black and white sneakers.
Boston Police report arresting a Charlestown man on charges he stabbed another man Sunday night at 73 O'Reilly Way.
Officers responding to a stabbing report around 9:15 p.m. found a bleeding 24-year-old man. As he was being taken to Mass. General, officers found and arrested Israel Gerena, 58, for a assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
A preliminary investigation indicates the victim and the suspect were known to one another and that this was a domestic incident.
Around 4:45 p.m. at Washington and Bowdoin streets. He may have been stabbed a block away on Claybourne Street, however.
The Daily Free Press reports a man at a basement party on Hano Street was stabbed in the side around 10:25 p.m. on Sunday.
Jamaica Plain Patch has the background on the incident, in which a former worker at the Dedham Whole Foods trusted his former supervisor - with whom he'd regularly smoked pot - to help him sell his phone, only to wind up being robbed by him and two other guys at knifepoint.
Brian D'Amico reports police responded around 7:20 p.m. to 42 St. Stephen St., where residents said four men armed with knives and a gun forced their way in and attacked them before the residents managed to force the robbers back out. Two of the residents were taken to a local hospital for observation.
Brian D'Amico reports the victim was stabbed around 8:45 p.m. at Gordon and Summer streets. Three men, all clad in black, ran down Gordon toward Child.
A man was stabbed around 8:30 p.m. in Maverick Square and taken away in such bad shape the homicide unit was called in, just in case.
UPDATE, Thursday, 10p.m.: Boston Police report the victim, stabbed in the stomach, is in critical condition at Mass. General.
Boston Police are looking for a pregnant woman who, they say, robbed somebody at knifepoint around 1:45 p.m. today on Havre Street in East Boston - after apparently finishing up some business in the clerk's office at East Boston District Court.
She's described as white, with long hair and long fingernails - and the sort of belly one gets from being six months pregnant. She was wearing black pants and a white top.
The pregnant bank robber.
Shortly before 1 a.m. at 58 Decatur St. He was taken to Mass. General and is expected to survive.
A man just arrived from Ireland is charged with stealing a cannoli at knifepoint from Bova's on Salem Street shortly after 3:30 a.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The DA's office says Robert McTernan, 25, of Newbridge, Ireland, was only a few hours off a plane from the auld sod on the start of a two-week vacation when he walked into the bakery and then into its kitchen, where he grabbed a knife.
He then demanded a cannoli, which an employee handed to him before backing behind a counter. McTernan allegedly told the victim to "shush" and placed his finger to his lips.
The DA's office adds that while McTernan took the cannoli, he may have also tried to leave with the knife - police were unable to find it.
Boston Municipal Court Judge Mark Hart Summerville set bail at $2,000 for a single charge of armed robbery and ordered McTernan to surrender his passport and stay away from Bova's. He is due back in court Sept. 17.
UPDATE, Saturday evening: Police say the man's condition has been upgraded to stable.
Boston Police report finding a 23-year-old man stabbed in the chest outside 160 Brighton Ave., near Harvard Avenue, around 2:20 a.m.
The man was taken to Beth Israel Hospital with a life-threatening injury, police say. Police say that when officers arrived, the first thing they noticed were bouncers at the Tavern in the Square (the former Kells) holding two guys. Then somebody told them they might want to take a look across the street - where they found the victim and his pals, who proved to be pretty useless, police say:
Officers attempted to speak with a group of witnesses who were with the victim, but were faced with a belligerent and disrespectful group.
The Herald reports they were also drunk.
No arrests have been made.