Boston Police report a local man reached ramming speed as he raced toward five officers on mountain bikes - all in bright yellow uniforms - at Quincy and Clarkson streets in Dorchester around 10 p.m. yesterday. They got out of his way, radioed for help:
... The suspect continued to speed through several intersections, disregarding traffic lights and swerving across lanes, causing dangerous situations for both other motor vehicles and pedestrian traffic. An off-duty officer and another Boston Police unit were able to catch up to the suspect who then got off the motor scooter and fled on foot. The suspect was then observed in a yard off of Mt. Everett Street by officers, who placed him under arrest. The suspect then told the officers that the motor scooter was not even his and exclaimed, "All this for a f******* scooter." ...
Kahrie R. Hinson, 20, now faces a variety of charges. Two years ago, the Globe profiled him as a teen receiving training for "counseling other teens in his South End neighborhood on how to avoid violence and resolve territorial disputes without resorting to bloodshed."