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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 - 4/13/22 - 9:28 am
Walnut Park crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Junior Pimentel De La Cruz, 27, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report two men were shot at 66 Walnut Park in Roxbury shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/21 - 11:06 pm
Apartments in round building

Floor plans of a couple of rounded apartments in the building.

Round apartment building,

The Boston Housing Authority has filed plans for extensive renovations to Egleston Square's Doris Bunte Apartments, which used to be called Walnut Park Apartments, using a combination of new federal funding and tax credits for historic properties, which the city's tallest round apartment building now is.

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By adamg - 12/10/20 - 9:27 am

A resident of the Walnut Park Apartments tower in Egleston Square was ordered held without bail yesterday at his arraignment on charges he murdered Tanya Malone in his apartment Tuesday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/20 - 10:03 am

Update: Victim identified as Tanya Malone, 58.

Boston Police report officers found a woman with "apparent traumatic injuries" around 7:30 p.m. yesterday inside Walnut Park Apartments - the distinctive round BHA tower for seniors at 1990 Columbus Ave. in Egleston Square. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 11:59 pm

Around 11:55 p.m. at Washington Street and Walnut Park.

By adamg - 4/11/18 - 10:10 am
Walnut Park fire

Walnut Park fire. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports one firefighter suffered non-life-threatening injuries at a fire that broke out early this morning in an unoccupied house at the rear of 41 Walnut Park in Roxbury.

By adamg - 9/2/16 - 9:54 pm

Around 9 p.m. at Walnut Park and Waldren Road, Crime Hub reports.

By adamg - 7/26/16 - 8:14 am
Fire at 69 Walnut Park in Roxbury. <a href="https://twitter.com/BostonFire/status/757822843325255682">Photo by BFD</a>.

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire early this morning did an estimated $300,000 in damage to 69 Walnut Park.

The cause and origin of the fire, reported around 1:30 a.m., are under investigation. There were no injuries.

By adamg - 4/27/16 - 11:15 pm

Around 11 p.m. Victim was apparently in a car and shot at from another car.

A week ago, a man was shot near the same location.

By adamg - 4/21/16 - 9:28 am

Updated with arraignment info.

The Herald sometimes seems to overuse the word "brazen" in its crime reporting, but the word fits in Peter Gelzinis's account of the shooting on Walnut Park yesterday.

Dondre Crawford, 20, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail at his arraignment today in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm as a second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm, unlawfully discharging a weapon within 500 feet of a dwelling and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/16 - 1:05 pm

Stanley Staco reports one person was shot on Walnut Park around 11:15 a.m. and that a suspect is in custody.

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