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By adamg - 7/31/23 - 3:39 pm

Update: Police report he turned himself in.

Boston Police report they have obtained an arrest warrant for Olguens Joseph on charges he ran into Ivan Pierre, 4, at Wood Avenue and Tacoma Street in Hyde Park on July 18, then kept going as the boy died. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/23 - 10:03 am
Police searching for a gray Chevy Spark

Boston Police now report they are looking for a gray, late-model Chevy Spark - and the driver, whom they say killed Ivan Pierre, 4, at Wood Avenue and Tacoma Street in Hyde Park and then drove off on July 18.

Anybody with information can contact detectives at 617-343-4470.

By adamg - 7/21/23 - 10:17 pm
SUV wanted for crash

Boston Police have released video of the gray SUV whose driver they say ran into Ivan Pierre, 4, at Wood Avenue and Tacoma Street Tuesday night, then just kept going. Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/23 - 9:49 pm

WFXT talks to the family and neighbors of Ivan Pierre, 4, who died when a driver hit him on Wood Avenue near Tacoma Street in Hyde Park last night.

By adamg - 7/18/23 - 10:10 pm

Boston Police report a 4-year-old boy died after being hit by a driver who sped away, in the area of 165 Wood Ave. around 9:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 11:26 am
Markers on Wood Avenue

Evidence markers at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a 14-year-old girl found with gunshot wounds in an Uber car early this morning at Metropolitan Avenue and River Street in Hyde Park was likely shot a few blocks away on Wood Avenue - an area that has seen a number of gunfire incidents, including one murder, and the shooting of another young teen, over the past year. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/21 - 11:25 pm

A 13-year-old was shot in the leg on Wood Avenue near Westminster Street shortly before 10:30 p.m.

It's the latest shooting or gun incident within a couple of blocks of Ross Playground over the past year, including a murder on Ayles Road in October.

By adamg - 6/12/20 - 10:56 pm

Between Westminster and Stafford streets, around 10:40 p.m. One vehicle hit.

By adamg - 4/15/20 - 10:39 pm

Boston Police are investigating gunfire around 10:30 p.m. on Frazer Street, off Wood Avenue and River Street in Hyde Park. One car hit, no people.

In February, a man was shot in the head and back at Frazer and Reddy streets.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 5:55 pm

WFXT shows us the car into the house at Wood Avenue at Ruskindale Road; reports no students in the bus at the time.

By adamg - 4/7/19 - 12:51 pm

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Saturday on Wood Avenue at Frazer Street, according to Boston EMS Incidents and Hyde Park, MA Neighbors.

By adamg - 3/11/19 - 10:26 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. on Wood Avenue near Safford Street. One car hit.

By adamg - 4/9/17 - 6:53 pm
At the scene of motorcycle crash on Wood Avenue

Crash scene. Photo by Kris Kream.

Around 6:40 p.m. on Wood Avenue at Mariposa St. The fatal-accident reconstruction and homicide units were called in, just in case.

By adamg - 10/24/15 - 5:47 pm

Boston Police say Yvonne Lewis shot a relative in the head around 12:40 p.m., then was arrested about five hours later in Peabody. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/14 - 3:10 pm

A Hyde Park man scheduled for trial next week on car-theft charges was arrested Saturday after a man who had had his car stolen noticed the vehicle being driven down a Hyde Park street and started following it, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Maurice Pridgett, 33, was arraigned yesterday in West Roxbury Municipal Court on a charge of receiving a stolen motor vehicle as a subsequent offense and two counts of receiving stolen property over $250 - police say they found stuff in the stolen car that was taken during two separate car break-ins, the DA's office reports.

By adamg - 6/20/13 - 6:45 am

Boston Police report arresting Shawn Antony Watt, 17, on charges of illegal possession of a loaded gun Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a lieutenant walking the area of River Street and Wood Avenue around 12:30 p.m. - as part of a stepped up presence following a shooting on Saturday - saw four men arguing.

One pair of suspects suddenly turned and ran toward Wood Avenue, the other two followed.

By adamg - 6/16/13 - 12:08 am

Around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday at 321 Wood Ave., just off River, Stanley Staco reports.

By adamg - 5/30/11 - 9:57 pm

The Norfolk County District Attorney's office reports it recently dropped charges of armed assault with intent to murder against three men because the alleged victim and the main witness - his sister - refused to testify.

Geraldo Lerouge, 20, of Hyde Park, Ricardo Clermont, 21, of Quincy and Milor Nerette, 18, of Randolph, had all been charged for the attack, in which the victim was allegedly jumped and sliced with a box cutter while coming out of a chocolate shop on Feb. 17.

By adamg - 5/12/11 - 8:29 pm

The Portsmouth Herald reports two Wood Avenue residents have been arrested on charges they forced a 16-year-old girl into prostitution in a Portsmouth hotel.

Police charge Jean Payoute, 22, and Wayne Miller, 21, somehow found the Nashua runaway and advertised her as an escort available in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts.

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