A Canton man who claimed he was trying to "protect the North End" was arrested early this morning when he started taking photos of a woman sitting in car and then proceeded to start cursing her out, Boston Police report.
Police say the woman was double parked outside 266 Commercial St. around 2:43 a.m. waiting for AAA when the man came up to her and started snapping away. She yelled at him, which only made him start taking photos of her license plate, police say:
At this point, the suspect began swearing at the victim. When a bystander intervened, the suspect yelled, "I'm trying to protect the North End."
John McGinnis, 44, of Canton, was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace.