Mission Hill

By - 12/8/08 - 1:35 pm

Boston Police report that when a woman was mugged at St. Alphonsus and Tremont streets in Roxbury around 6:44 p.m. on Sunday, alert witnesses were able to give responding officers enough information on the alleged robber's getaway car to track him down to his home in Dorchester.

On Robin Hood Street.

Jimmy L. Caldwell, 35, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with unarmed... Read more

By - 12/2/08 - 3:04 pm

Never mind that a woman pushing a baby stroller might have to scramble out of the way of a couple of them. Somebody might call the cops and then they might threaten to sic a K-9 on you unless you surrender right now.

Jeremy Smith Dolan, 24, of Jamaica Plain, was charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime, assault by means of a dangerous... Read more

By - 11/21/08 - 6:25 pm

CASE CLOSED: Mini-van recovered around 7 p.m., Friday.

Boston Police report that somebody stole the man's mini-van sometime yesterday or early today from a locked garage at 650 Huntington Avenue. It's his only means of transportation. So if you spot a 1996 green Plymouth Voyager, Mass. license plate HP755, let Area B2 detectives know at 617-343-4275 (or drop a dime to the anonymous tip... Read more

By - 10/26/08 - 8:08 pm

Boston Police report officers had to break up a disco party on Mission Hill around 1:30 Saturday morning.

On arrival, officers observed disco lights flashing through the windows, heard loud music, and also heard someone yelling, "Who's got the buds?"

The tenant of the 88 Fisher Ave. apartment then refused to break up the party, telling police instead that she would turn down... Read more

By - 10/24/08 - 6:42 pm

Whether Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner likes it or dislikes it,
Latina American, Sonia Chang-Diaz, is running for the Massachusetts State Senate seat of the 2nd Suffolk District. Sonia could be the first ever Latina to be elected office to the State Senate of the 2nd Suffolk District when she faces current “and outgoing” State Massachusetts Senator, Dianne Wilkerson. Polls are looking good so... Read more

By - 10/21/08 - 1:38 pm

Boston Police report they had to break up a sibling spat at 1531 River St. in Hyde Park last night, when a dispute between two brothers over the score of the Patriots game led to fisticuffs:

On arrival, officers observed the suspect being restrained by several family members to keep him from attacking his brother.

The restrained brother was then treated to a... Read more

By - 10/10/08 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report a couple of Parker Hill Avenue residents were startled out of their reveries shortly before 4 a.m. today by a man banging on their window:

When officers spoke to the suspect, the suspect stated that he had met someone on line who told him to go to the window and bang on it in order to gain entry. Suspect also stated

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By - 10/8/08 - 12:38 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that dapper Mike Ross looks to have enough votes to become president of the Boston City Council in January, taking over from Maureen Feeney of Dorchester. If so, he'll beat out Steve Murphy, who seems unable to ever get elected to anything except his current seat. The new post could also give Ross some citywide visibility - and let's not... Read more

By - 9/24/08 - 3:34 pm

Boston Police report that Northeastern University has bought a new bird bath for the 93-year-old Hillside Street resident who'd had her bird bath stolen a couple weeks ago by some "drunk college kids."

By - 9/22/08 - 8:26 pm

Just put it back. Yes, the one you took from 171 Hillside St. the weekend before last.

Boston Police report the woman, 93, is heartbroken:

... [She] fills the bird bath and watches the birds everyday. She has lived in Mission Hill since the 1960s and says that nothing like this has ever happened to her before and would like her property returned.

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By - 9/16/08 - 12:39 pm

Boston Police report that a man used a ladder to try to break into a third-floor apartment at 10 Bucknam St. on Mission Hill around 10:30 Sunday night. Unfortunately for him, the occupants of the apartment were home at the time:

When the suspect entered their apartment and observed the tenants, he stated, "I'm just checking light bulbs." When the victims began yelling

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By - 9/14/08 - 1:00 pm

Right: It's party time! Boston Police report busting up what seemed to be quite a lively soiree at 129 St. Alphonsus St. shortly after 2 this morning. After making their way past an apparently inebriated minor on the stairs, they gained entrance to a third floor apartment, from which several occupants promptly bade farewell, and then:

Officers surveyed the apartment, and observed numerous

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By - 8/19/08 - 4:48 pm

The family of Rebecca Payne, Northeastern University and Legal Seafood have put up the reward for information that leads police to her killer, Boston Police report.

Payne, a Northeastern student who worked at Legal, was found shot to death in her Parker Hill Avenue apartment early on May 20.

"We know that there are people who have valuable information, so we ask individuals

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By - 8/18/08 - 10:58 am

Since when are the MBTA Transit Police allowed to make traffic stops on Huntington Avenue? Spotted at ~10:10, between South Huntington and Mission Hill (nowhere near a bus stop or any other MBTA property, and no buses or trolleys in sight, either): male and female officers from one of the "wagon" Transit Police units, inspecting the license of a driver and speaking to her.

A... Read more

By - 7/7/08 - 8:47 pm

Boston Police report charging Richard Penha, 18, of Hyde Park, with shooting the bullet that went through a 7-year-old boy playing outside on Mission Hill last week.

Penha's cousin, Kenny Francois, 18, also of Hyde Park, was arrested last week.

Police charge that after getting shot by a guy on a bicycle on Tremont Street, Penha, instead of seeking medical attention, went after... Read more

By - 7/1/08 - 8:02 am

UPDATE: Second arrest made in case.

Globe: Boy, 7, caught in burst of bullets while playing outside in Roxbury, on Mission Hill. At least two men, possibly a third, also shot in the Mission Main incident last night.

Boston Police report the boy was caught in gunfire between some thugs. They say that after getting shot in the stomach by one thug... Read more

By - 6/30/08 - 8:26 pm

Boston Police report a Hillside Street resident calling on Friday to report a Monday break-in told officers that not five minutes before they arrived, the buzzer rang, nobody answered, then a guy started looking in the window. Police say the suspect is a white guy, about 6'0", weighing about 180 pounds and wearing a white bandana and a blue shirt.... Read more

By - 5/21/08 - 8:44 pm

Boston Police report they want to talk to anybody who saw a black van on or near Parker Hill Avenue between 2 and 3 a.m. yesterday - about the time that Northeastern senior Rebecca Payne was being shot repeatedly in her apartment there:

Boston Police Superintendent Bruce Holloway stated, "Investigators have not yet determined whether or not Rebecca knew her assailant. Detectives will continue

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