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By adamg - 12/2/22 - 12:31 pm

Boston Police report drug-unit officers arrested a 15-year-old from Lawrence at Walnut Park and Walnut Avenue in Roxbury Wednesday afternoon after they watched him sell some drugs out of a parked car. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/22 - 3:52 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers and state troopers who stopped a car for driving too fast in a school zone Thursday afternoon arrested the driver after finding a gun and a magazine loaded with ten bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/22 - 8:58 pm

Found at Walnut Avenue and Homestead Street around 8:50 p.m., although he may have been stabbed a few doors down at Seaver Street.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 10:02 pm
Suspect nabbed

Surveillance video via BPD.

Boston Police report arresting Charles Marriro, 58, of Dorchester, on charges he tried to grab a student off the playground at the Ellis School on Walnut Avenue in Roxbury on the afternoon of Dec. 15. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/21 - 10:22 am
Man wanted for attempted kidnapping

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man in a suit they say tried to grab a student at the Ellis School, 302 Walnut Ave. in Roxbury, on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 11:45 pm

At Warren Street and Walnut Avenue, around 11:40 p.m. The homicide unit was called in. A suspect is in custody.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 10:01 pm

Four or five shots around 9:50 p.m. on Harrishof Street between Walnut Avenue and Haley Street. No reports of injuries.

By adamg - 8/8/20 - 11:16 pm

Shortly after 11 p.m. One victim was found by the basketball courts, the second victim, shot in the chin, walked to Walnut Avenue to seek help.

On Wednesday night, shots were fired towards the basketball courts, possibly from Martin Luther King Boulevard.

By adamg - 3/14/19 - 3:39 pm

On Walnut Avenue near Fenno Street around 1:20 p.m., per Boston EMS Incidents and Monica Cannon-Grant.

By adamg - 12/6/17 - 9:57 am
Tom Brady pedestrian-crossing sign

Somebody keeps running over the school-crossing sign near the Ellis School on Walnut Avenue in Roxbury. WalkBoston reports some enterprising soul - teacher Sam Balto - has put TB12's visage atop the sign to see if that can keep it safe.

By adamg - 8/20/17 - 9:43 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report Nakieka Taylor, 30, later died.

Around 9:35 p.m. in the rear of a house on Walnut Avenue near Circuit Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 5/20/17 - 12:14 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers who thought a particular teen from Dorchester might be carrying a gun were proven right twice when they stopped him at 158 Walnut Ave. in Roxbury around 10:10 p.m. yesterday and found him carrying two guns - a Ruger .45 caliber firearm and a Taurus 9mm. Read more.

By adamg - 1/2/17 - 7:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say stole a car this afternoon by indicating to the driver and a passenger that he had a gun. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/16 - 10:59 pm

At least three rounds on Walnut at Abbotsford, around 10:45 p.m.

By adamg - 1/1/16 - 5:36 pm

Updated with BPD info.

Boston Police report arresting three teens they say used a replica gun to rob two acquaintances and beat one around 4:15 p.m. at Walnut Park and Walnut Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/15 - 3:31 pm

A Dorchester woman is behind bars this week after she allegedly knocked over three cops with her car after selling a guy some drugs in Roxbury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/15 - 12:49 pm

Around 12:35 a.m. behind the Ellis School at Walnut and Westminster avenues. Described as Hispanic, thin, wearing a black top.

By adamg - 4/22/15 - 3:55 pm

Boston Police report detectives rushed to a Franklin Park playground off Walnut Avenue yesterday morning when somebody playing with several young children noticed a gun just lying at the base of a tree.

The Smith & Wesson .41 Magnum revolver ... was fully loaded and the hammer was cocked. The firearm was rendered safe and recovered by detectives.

By adamg - 10/9/14 - 7:06 pm

Stanley Staco reports gunfire erupted around 6:10 p.m. at Walnut Avenue and Elmore Street. Unclear if there was a victim at this point.

By adamg - 9/4/14 - 5:52 pm

Around 5:20 p.m. at Walnut and Westminster avenues. The truck turned up on American Legion Highway in Roslindale.

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