Rape

By - 1/14/13 - 11:42 pm

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.

Parker has been an officer for 18 years. The Globe reports Parker was suspended for 30 days in 2002... Read more

By - 11/27/12 - 4:42 pm
Williams

Boston Police report arresting Anthony Williams, 45, on charges he forced his way into a Beacon Hill apartment, raped its occupant and stole some of her possessions early on Nov. 10.

Williams, convicted of a 1996 rape in Salem, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow in Boston Municipal Court. According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, Williams was already wanted for failing... Read more

By - 11/10/12 - 7:17 pm

BPD surveillance photo.

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say sexually assaulted a woman in her apartment around 2 this morning at Joy and Myrtle streets on Beacon Hill. The man also robbed her, police say.

The suspect is described as black, in his late 20s or early 30s, 5'8" with a medium complexion and braided hair. He... Read more

By - 9/15/12 - 10:08 am

Boston Police report a woman was raped around 10:20 a.m. on Thursday by a man who first chatted her up at the intersection of Masssachusetts Avenue and Shirley Street:

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

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By - 7/5/11 - 2:32 pm

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

By - 11/23/10 - 3:21 pm

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

By - 6/10/10 - 10:23 pm

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

By - 4/2/10 - 5:02 pm

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

By - 3/25/10 - 5:39 pm

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