Nine charged with drug or gun dealing at Mildred Hailey Apartments in JP

Boston Police report nine people were charged after a two-year investigation by Boston and federal investigators into drug and gun crimes by member of the Heath Street Gang at the Mildred Hailey Apartments, formerly known as Bromley-Heath.

The development, one of the largest owned by the Boston Housing Authority, has been severely impacted by the prevalence of drug trafficking, shootings and other crimes, much of which is instigated by gangs. According to the Boston Regional Intelligence Center, over a 10-month period in 2017, there were 36 incidents of shots fired, eight non-fatal shootings, one homicide, 20 drug-related arrests and 25 robberies in and around the development. According to court documents, the investigation and arrests aim to reduce violence and improve the quality of life for residents by removing individuals who traffic drugs and who are actively involved in violence and gang disputes.

Alleged Heath Street Gang members Cerone "JP" Davis, 25, Joe "Profit" Simmons, 30, and Jarrod "Rizz" Simmons, 21, were charged with distribution of controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a public housing facility, police say.

Alleged gang members Dominique "Heff" Finch, 27, James Finch, 32, Javonte "Biggie" Robinson, 21, and Kevin "Works" Smith, 27, were charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and distribution of cocaine base within 1000 feet of a public housing facility. James Finch remains at large, police say.

Franklin "Frankie So So Smooth" Safo-Agyare, 25, of Worcester, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Kendrick "K-Roc" Tate, 25, of Chelsea, was charged with distribution of cocaine base and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Tate is currently serving a three-and-a-half-to-four-year sentence for unrelated state drug and firearm convictions.

Affidavit by ATF agent on the case (13.1M PDF).

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Bromley Heath

Didn't a certain Governor get lambasted in the media for using names like this in his description on the people bring the drugs into his state?
Apologies to him should be extended?

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Nope

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What he said was

“These are guys by the name D-Money, Smoothy, Shifty. These type of guys that come from Connecticut and New York. They come up here and sell heroin, then they go back home.”

“Incidentally, half the time they impregnate a young, white girl before they leave, which is a real sad thing because then we’ve got another issue we have to deal with down the road,"

I looks like none of those guys were at Heath Street.

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bout damn time

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bout damn time

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Perhaps a hard moral to the story

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I have to wonder if this investigation gathered steam after the Halloween murder. If so, the moral of the story is that if you are going to be doing illegal stuff, make sure no one ends up dead where you are doing said illegal stuff.

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That was one of the main

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That was one of the main ideas of the "Boston Miracle" that happened in the 90s.

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thats bullshit the fucking

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thats bullshit the fucking law aint looking for all them killers . murderes mother fuckers that shot two of my neohews one dead. and also my baby boy who was murdered
at the age of 14. on geneva ave aint heard nothing about that. all the killers are walking all around like they aint did shit what gives mother fuckers the authourity to take the next persons life. look for them mother fuckers ok. whats up with that and also the senate govenor whit house that bitch ass donald trumph all of them getting paid to let the drugs come in to the united states we dont have poppie feilds or weed gardens talk about that shit every body getting paid but when black folks sell it they want to arrest us bitches. you white people make a dollar and get paid but after you chopped it all up and sell it to the black people you want to arrest them fuck you. maggetts go to hell you suck freedom of speech go to hell twice okay.

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