Knives

By - 1/26/15 - 9:31 pm

Updated.

Boston Police say a man whose body was found around 9 p.m. at 8 Shetland St. died of stab wounds.

The stabbing happened across the street from the headquarters of the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association.

Ed. note: I've closed the comments on this post because a post about a murder is not the place for racist spewing.... Read more

By - 1/19/15 - 7:03 pm

Sweet Bakery, 11 School St., shortly before 7 p.m., by a white man in his 50s wearing a black ski mask and a gray winter jacket. He was 5'8" to 5'10" and had some stubble on his face. He ran out, turned left on Washington.

By - 1/14/15 - 5:41 pm

Police report that thanks to a tip from an informant, officers had the Citizens Bank branch at Boylston and Dartmouth streets staked out yesterday afternoon when Miguel Morales of Dorchester showed up with apparent criminal intent.

Officers continued surveillance on the suspect, and at approximately 12:25 PM, officers observed the suspect cover his face with a scarf and walk back and forth in front

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By - 1/12/15 - 3:13 pm

UPDATE: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office requested $10,000 bail for each. Boston Municipal Court Judge Judge Catherine K. Byrne released them on personal recognizance.

Boston Police report arresting three men on charges they knocked a woman down on Beacon Street early Saturday and made off with the purse they wrenched from her arm.

According to police, the victim was walking home shortly before... Read more

By - 1/11/15 - 4:03 pm

Boston Police report officers resorted to a "less lethal" shotun last night after they responded to an apartment at 383 Geneva Ave. and the large man inside refused to drop the knife:

Officers observed that the suspect had turned on the gas burners on the stove and was threatening to blow up the house. Officers also learned that prior to their arrival, the male

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By - 1/9/15 - 4:46 pm

A stabbing victim who walked into the Boston Medical Center ER around 4:25 p.m. said it had happened about 25 minutes earlier at Jeremiah Burke High School, 60 Washington St.

The suspect is described as a Cape Verdean teen dressed in a gray hoodie and blue pajama pants.

By - 1/1/15 - 7:21 pm

Boston Police report a man tried to rob two pharmacies of Adderall yesterday - he succeeded at one - and tried to carjack a car before leading police on a foot chase that ended with them taking him to the ground when he motioned as if he had a gun.

Police say Kerry Bell's one-man crime spree began around 6:30 a.m. at the CVS... Read more

By - 12/30/14 - 11:50 am

Around 11:40 a.m. on Monday on Ainsley Street. She was taken away in stable condition. A suspect was arrested not long after several blocks up Adams Street.... Read more

By - 12/28/14 - 11:38 pm

Around 11:30 p.m. in the area of Milton Avenue and Fairmount Street.

By - 12/22/14 - 12:29 pm

Boston Police are looking for five teenagers for an armed robbery around 12:10 p.m. at Columbus and Weld avenues.

The suspects were described as black, all about 6' tall. One wore a black, puffy coat and a hat with some sort of baskeball logo on it. They made off with the victim's wallet and phone.

By - 12/21/14 - 11:53 am

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was stabbed repeatedly around 4:30 a.m. at 568 Blue Hill Ave. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Two other men were also stabbed, but are expected to survive.

By - 12/13/14 - 9:59 am

WCVB reports a man was found stabbed to death around 6:30 p.m. on Friday on Adams Street, near Pierce Street.

The Dorchester Reporter identifies him as Sean Dwyer, owner of the Clover City Unisex Barber Shop.

His body, in the middle of the road, was first spotted by passengers on an MBTA bus and police at first thought he had been hit by... Read more

By - 12/12/14 - 9:48 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was taken away in critical condition after he was stabbed around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday outside 972 Blue Hill Ave.... Read more

By - 12/11/14 - 11:23 pm

Boston Police report a woman walking in the area of Norfolk and Hosmer streets in Mattapan around 7:40 p.m. yesterday was approached from behind by a man with a knife:

The suspect attempted to force the victim down an alley when a struggle ensued. The victim was able to wrestle the knife from her attacker and scream which caused the suspect to flee.

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By - 12/8/14 - 8:27 am

Stanley Staco reports police found a man and a woman, each with multiple stab wounds, on Deering Road shortly after 5 a.m.... Read more

By - 11/25/14 - 3:42 pm

Crime scene. Photo by Kate R.

Around 3:10 p.m. outside the Garden. David Finnerty reports the victim was stabbed in the chest, and that police may have a suspect in custody.

By - 11/25/14 - 2:53 pm

Around 2:10 p.m. as students were being dismissed. Not considered life threatening.

Suspect: Black male, 5'8" or 5'9" wearing all black, including a fitted black cap. May have run towards the Dudley T stop.

BPS provided a transcript of the robocall that went out to parents:

Hello, this is a call from Nicole Gittens, Headmaster of the O’Bryant. Unfortunately today there was an incident outside

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By - 11/23/14 - 9:31 am

Boston Police report arresting Eduardo Selvan Hernandez-Ortiz, 20, of East Boston, after a woman was attacked early Saturday just as she was about to enter her Eagle Hill home.

According to police, the attack occurred shortly before 1:40 a.m.:

She was walking home from work and had just arrived at her home when a male suspect approached her from behind, pushed her into her

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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 - 11/18/14 - 11:40 am

The Dorchester Reporter has details on what turned into a bloody melee Monday evening.

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