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By adamg - 12/3/23 - 12:23 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of four men who got into several cars in the area of Beaver and Cleveland streets around 5 a.m. on Saturday - because their owners had left them running to warm them up - and even drove some of them a short distance up the street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/23 - 10:48 pm

Boston Police are investigating gunfire at Garfield Avenue and Woodglen Road in the Fairmount development in Hyde Park around 10:30 p.m.

One building and a car were hit by a bullets; spent casings were found nearby. No people hit.

By adamg - 11/28/23 - 11:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting a teen they say went to class at Up Academy, 215 Dorchester St. in South Boston with a loaded gun in his backpack today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/23 - 10:14 am

Victim identified as Marco Alfonso Sosa, 32, of Lynn.

Boston Police report two men were shot in a parking lot between 12 Glenville Ave. and 161 Harvard Ave. in Allston early Saturday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/23 - 11:29 pm

A woman in a car was shot on River Street at Avila Road in Hyde Park around 10:10 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/23 - 10:48 pm

Police responding to a report of shots fired at Blue Hill Avenue and Edgewood Street around 9:20 p.m. found spent shells, a home and car hit by gunfire and an abandoned car that ended up at the front door of a townhouse on Edgewood Street.

Not long after, a man showed up at a local emergency room with gunshot injuries to his arm and leg.

By adamg - 11/22/23 - 12:25 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say claimed he had a bomb and he'd set it off if a clerk at Wild Duck, 86 Massachusetts Ave. didn't give him all the money in the register shortly before 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/23 - 5:26 pm

A man who had bought several pairs of sneakers from an East Boston man was arraigned today on charges he set up a ruse to carjack the seller - and take the sneakers he'd said he would buy - in a Saratoga Street parking lot last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/23 - 10:08 pm

A man was shot in the leg on Zeigler Street near Dearborn Street shortly before 7:30 p.m.

Three cars were also hit by gunfire. Shell casings were found at Zeigler and Dearborn.

By adamg - 11/15/23 - 9:47 am

Boston Police report arresting four people - one a teen too young to be named - on a variety of charges after, they say, one resident of a group home at 64 Brooks St. in Brighton fired a gun inside on Tuesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/23 - 10:58 pm

Boston Police responding to reports of gunfire around 5:15 p.m. found three shell casings at the intersection of Hyde Park Avenue and Dana Avenue, possibly after two guys got into an argument.

By adamg - 11/11/23 - 1:26 pm

A man arrested last year as an armed Mass and Cass drug dealer was arrested yesterday on Homestead Street in Roxbury on new drug trafficking and gun charges as part of an investigation by the BPD human-trafficking unit and drug units from the South End and West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/23 - 2:14 pm

Herbert "HB" Small, 32, a one-time member of the infamous Columbia Point Dawgs - along with his brothers and father - now faces new federal charges after he allegedly sold guns and crack earlier this year to a buyer who turned out to be working undercover for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/23 - 9:44 am
Gun and bullets

Seized gun with laser sight and bullets. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting a man from the Philadelphia suburb of Upper Darby on various gun charges after performing two illegal driving maneuvers where Tremont Street turns into Columbus Avenue around 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/23 - 4:12 pm

Boston Police report officers who responded to a motor-vehicle crash at Blue Hill Avenue and Woodbine Street in Roxbury early Friday wound up arresting the driver for the loaded gun they saw him try to toss away as they approached. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/23 - 9:55 pm

A Quincy man with a record that includes convictions for armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery on a police officer will have to stand trial in federal court on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm for the loaded gun police say they found in his apartment following his arrest on drug charges in Roxbury last year. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/23 - 3:28 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for a man whose gun-possession conviction it overturned earlier this year, ruling that while it is true the Supreme Court's latest Second Amendment ruling would have nullified his conviction, he was tried before that ruling was announced, so it goofed in overturning his conviction. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/23 - 10:20 pm

Police have found numerous shell casings at and near Fuller Street and Milton Avenue after hearing gunfire there around 10:05 p.m. No victims immediately reported or found, but a shot-up SUV with two flat tires that may have been involved was found abandoned a couple miles away at Adams and Mallett streets.

By adamg - 10/24/23 - 9:10 am

Boston Police are looking for three young teens, one armed with what looked like a gun, who stole a person's scooter at Cummins Highway and Sycamore Street around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

In addition to being threatened to get off his green Gater scooter, the victim was punched in the arm.

By adamg - 10/23/23 - 10:33 pm

Police officers responding to reports of as many as ten shots found a man shot near the basketball court at Mozart Park along Mozart Street in Jamaica Plain around 9:40 p.m.

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