Boston Police report Officer Henderson Parker was arrested late Sunday night after a woman told police he'd raped her at a Roslindale residence.
Parker, 45, has been suspended with pay and had his service firearm confiscated pending the outcome of the case against him.
The victim tells detectives while in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Shirley Street she was approached by the suspect. He allegedly engaged the victim in conversation. A short time later the suspect forced... Read more
A Cambridge man is charged with raping an acquaintance who walked with him across the river to watch the fireworks, then rebuffed his amorous advances, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Joseph Lee "Vocals" Brown, 22, was ordered held without bail on an earlier charge at his arraignment today for the alleged rape near the Weeks Footbridge, the DA's office says, adding bail for... Read more
A Dorchester man was charged yesterday with the kidnapping and rape of two women six years ago, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report, adding they are continuing to look for a second man who allegedly participated in the attacks.
DNA collected from the victims matched Anwar Thomas's genetic samples last year, and investigators began looking into his connection with what were... Read more
A woman walking on Marion Path near Griggs Park was mugged and fondled at knifepoint by two men around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a Brookline Police report posted on the Jewish Boston mailing list.
The alert, by Sgt. Robert Disario, says the woman was "walking when grabbed from behind by two men, who subsequently stole several of her belongings" and then... Read more
Rigoberto Reyes, 25, of Allston, was arraigned today on charges he broke into an Empire Street apartment early this morning and attempted to rape a 20-year-old woman, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to the DA's office, the woman screamed around 2:50 a.m., which caused Reyes to flee and woke up her father, who had to duck to avoid getting hit with the... Read more
Robert Oliva, 65, of Lynnbrook, NY, was indicted today on two counts of rape of a child and one count of disseminating pornography for an incident at the Sheraton Hotel.
Oliva was a basketball coach in 1976 and took the victim, then a 14-year-old basketball player, on a trip to Boston that summer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says. In a statement, the office... Read more