Investigation Update: BPD Officers Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Non-Fatal Shooting in Roxbury

Investigation Update: At about 7:33 PM on Wednesday January 16, 2019, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Terrell Williams, 22, of Roxbury on an outstanding warrant in the area of 182 Blackstone Street in Fall River. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted in connection to a non-fatal shooting of an adult male victim that occurred at about 2:50 PM on Wednesday January 9, 2019, in the area of 4 Brinton Street in Roxbury.

Hours before the arrest was made, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) executed a search warrant as part of this investigation in the area of 48 Bower Street in Roxbury. During their search, officers located and seized a 9mm SAR Arms B6 Compact handgun along with numerous rounds of ammunition and assorted large capacity feeding devices.

The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Assault with Intent to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Improper Storage of a Firearm.

 

BPD Officers Arrest Suspect on Firearm Related Charges After Foot Pursuit in Roxbury

 

At about 4:44 PM on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made an onsite firearm arrest in the area of 41 Warren Street in Roxbury. Officers were on patrol in the area on their department issued bicycles when they observed and approached Jerrell Greene-Martin, 19, of Roxbury as part of an investigation into a possible street level drug transaction. Upon seeing the officers, the suspect immediately took off running while clutching the right side waist area of his pants. Officers pursued the suspect on their bicycles until they observed him remove a silver revolver from his pants at which time, they dismounted. As the officers closed in on the suspect, he threw the firearm into the air, which struck a parked motor vehicle before landing on the street. Additional responding units quickly arrived on scene to assist taking the resistant suspect into custody. Officers then safely recovered the discarded firearm which was determined to be a loaded .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver. The firearm had been reported stolen in Washington in 2009. During the booking process, officers recovered a small amount of crack cocaine along with several strips of suboxone and cash from the suspect.

The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on numerous charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs, Resisting Arrest and Receiving Stolen Property.

 

Keeping Boston Safe: Ongoing Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest and Recovery of Firearm & Drugs in Roxbury

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At about 4:50 am on January 15, 2019, as a result of an ongoing drug investigation, the District B2 (Roxbury) Drug Control Unit, City-Wide Drug Control Unit and the Boston Police SWAT team executed two search warrants, one for 5 Cardington Street, apartment.#1 and a second search warrant for the person of Rufus Davis, 52, of Roxbury.

The SWAT team made its entry and located Davis, who attempted to flee from a bathroom at which time officers took Davis into custody without incident. Once the apartment was deemed clear and safe the drug unit informed Davis that officers were there with a search warrant for Davis and his apartment.

A search of Davis and the apartment was conducted and officers recovered the following items:

A black Hi Point .45 caliber semi-automatic firearm with black electrical tape on the handle and 7 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition in the magazine.

A black digital scale

6 Suboxone strips

2 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition

15 plastic bags of marijuana

13 plastic bags of crack cocaine

As a result of the execution of the warrants, Davis will be charged with the following: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession Firearm 2nd and Subsequent Violation, Armed Career Criminal Level II, Possession of Class D with Intent to Distribute as well as Possession of Class B with Intent to Distribute Subsequent Offense.





Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

 

Investigation Update: At about 9:57 PM on Saturday January 12, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for an unknown medical emergency in the area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was declared deceased on scene. The victim has since been identified as Edward Mowring, 70, of Roxbury.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.

 

 

Death Investigation in the Area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

 

At about 9:57 PM on Saturday January 12, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for an unknown medical emergency in the area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was declared deceased on scene.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.

 

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 42 Crawford Street in Roxbury

 

VICTIM IDENTIFIED: At about 4:31 PM, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 42 Crawford Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a crime scene with ballistic evidence and subsequently located a male victim in his late 20s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Godfrey Hall, 28-years-old, of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous. 

 

Death Investigation in the Area of Crawford Street in Roxbury

 

At about 4:31 PM, on Tuesday, January 08, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 42 Crawford Street.  On arrival, officers located a crime scene with ballistic evidence and subsequently located a male victim in his late 20’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was located in the area of 10 Howland Street and was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.

 

Keeping Boston Safe: Execution of Search Warrant Leads to Recovery of Firearm, Drugs and Cash in Dorchester

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KEEPING BOSTON SAFE: At about 5:01 PM on Saturday, January 5, 2019, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force executed a search warrant in the area of Humphreys Street in Dorchester. Officers recovered the following items:   

  • Makarov 9mm firearm

  • Numerous bags of marijuana

  • Ammunition

  • An undisclosed amount of US currency

  • Drug paraphernalia 

Officers arrested Jemeille Tresvant, 25-years-old and Dwayne Gaines, 23-years-old, both of Dorchester. Tresvant is charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs Subsequent Offense, and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. Gaines is charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Receiving Stolen Property. Both are expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: Boston Police Fugitive Unit Arrest Suspect Wanted on Several Outstanding Warrants for Breaking and Entering

Earlier today, at about 12:15 PM on Monday December 31, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Albert Morrissette, 48, of Dorchester as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 29 Homestead Street in Dorchester. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on several outstanding warrants sought out of Boston area courts stemming from several recent breaking and entering incidents. The suspect will face arraignment in Dorchester District Court.

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

VICTIM IDENTIFIED: At about 12:35 AM on Friday, December 21, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim as since been identified as Joao Alves, 42-years-old, of Roxbury.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

 

At about 12:35 AM on Friday, December 21, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need ofemotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

One Less Gun: Officers Arrest Two and Recover Loaded Firearm Following Traffic Stop and Foot Chase in Dorchester

ONE LESS GUN: At about 2:14 PM on Monday, December 17, 2018, members of the Citywide Drug Control Unit made an onsite arrest and recovered a loaded firearm in the area of Columbia Road and Washington Street in Dorchester. While on directed patrol, officers observed a motor vehicle which had failed to stop at a red light. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, and while the motor vehicle initially stopped, the operator fled into a parking lot in the area. Officers observed the male passenger suddenly exit the vehicle and flee on foot while clutching an apparent object in his waistband.

Following a brief pursuit, officers were able to apprehend the male suspect and recover a black Sar-Arms semi-automatic 9mm firearm loaded with 24 live rounds of ammunition. A second magazine containing 9 rounds of live ammunition was recovered at the scene as well. During the apprehension of the male passenger, the operator of the motor vehicle had also fled the area, but was located and placed under arrest.  

Officers arrested Alonzo Dedrick, 55-years-old of Dorchester and charged him with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a High Capacity Feeding Device, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Armed Career Criminal, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B (Drugs), and Resisting Arrest. Officers additionally arrested the operator of the motor vehicle, Frank Cinelli, 46-years-old, of Boston and charged him with Speeding and Failure to Stop for a Police Officer. Both are expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

 

Great Work Recognized: BPD Officers Honored for Their Actions in the Line of Duty After Recovering Three Loaded Firearms While Arresting Three Suspects in Roxbury

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Great Work Recognized: Earlier today, on Thursday December 13, 2018, Commissioner William Gross presented commendations to Police Officers Christopher Dunn, Marc McBrien, Joseph Starkey, Brian Stallings, John Beauchemin, Kyle McCabe, Connor Murphy, Michael Kerin, and Jason Gaffney for their heroic actions in the line of duty.

At about 2:28 AM on Monday November 26, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested three suspects and recovered three loaded firearms during a traffic stop in the area of 407 Dudley Street in Roxbury. Officers had stopped a motor vehicle, which was occupied by three male subjects, as part of an investigation when they confirmed that the driver was operating with a suspended license. When the officers explained the situation to the operator, he became argumentative and suddenly reached down towards his feet and grabbed a handgun from the floor of the vehicle. A violent struggle then ensued as numerous officers responded to provide back up. Officers were eventually able to gain control of both the firearm and the suspect at which time he was placed in custody. Officers then removed two passengers from the vehicle who were both pat frisked and found to be in possession of loaded firearms before being placed in custody.

Their actions resulted in the arrest of three potentially dangerous individuals and the removal of three illegal firearms off of our streets.

For their efforts, they are each awarded a Commissioner’s Commendation. 

 

Officers Arrest Two Juveniles for Unarmed Robbery in Roxbury

 

At about 3:35 PM on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a robbery in the area of 55 Malcolm X Boulevard in Roxbury.  On arrival, officers were met by the juvenile victim who stated he had been assaulted and robbed of his possessions. The victim stated he was approached by three males, one of whom demanded the victim hand over his cell phone. The victim stated one of the males began punching the victim in the face several times causing injuries to the area around his eye and destroying his eyeglasses, before pushing the victim to the ground and grabbing his wallet from his pocket. The victim stated the suspects then fled the area with the victim's property. Officers searched the area and were able to locate two males matching the descriptions provided. The males immediately fled upon seeing officers. Officers gave chase and were able to apprehend the suspects. Officers recovered the victim’s stolen property and placed the two suspects under arrest. 

Officers arrested a 17-year-old juvenile male of Roxbury and a 17-year-old juvenile male of Mattapan. Both are expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Delinquent to wit: Unarmed Robbery, Assault and Battery, Trespassing, and Receiving Stolen Goods. 

 

One Less Gun: Two Suspects in Custody After BPD Officers Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop in Roxbury

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One Less Gun: At about 6:35 PM on Monday December 3, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested two suspects after recovering a loaded firearm during a traffic stop in the area of 2201 Washington Street in Roxbury. Officers were on directed patrol near the Whittier Street Housing Development when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Ruggles Street heading towards Shawmut Avenue. Officers performed a traffic stop at which time they learned that the driver, Hasan Taft, 22, of Mattapan, was operating with a suspended license. Officers removed the operator and the front seat passenger, Kris Porter-Elder, 21, of Roxbury, at which time they recovered a loaded .40 caliber Ruger SR40 handgun from inside the vehicle. Officers then placed both suspects in custody without incident. Both suspects will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm. Additionally, Taft will be charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle After Revocation or Suspension.

 

Keeping Boston Safe: Execution of Search Warrant Leads to One Arrest and Recovery of a Firearm, Drugs and Cash in Roxbury

At about 11:20 AM on Thursday, November 29, 2018 members of the B-2 (Roxbury) Drug Control Unit as well as officers assigned to the district executed a search warrant in the area of 2875 Washington Street in Roxbury. As a result of the search warrant, officers recovered the following items: 

  • Taurus PT111 PRO firearm loaded with 11 rounds of live ammunition

  • High capacity feeding devices

  • Ammunition

  • Electric stun gun

  • Hundreds of prescription narcotics

  • US Currency 

Officers arrested Larinso Myers, 69-years-old of Roxbury and charged him with Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Unlawful Possession Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of High Capacity Feeding Device, five counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class C, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class E. Myers is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court. 


 

Daily Dose of Great Police Work: Officers Arrest Juvenile and Recover Loaded Firearm in Roxbury

 

At about 11:15 PM on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 15-39 Dabney Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers were met by the victims who stated they had been shot at. Officers were provided with a description of the suspect and began to search the area. Officers located a male matching the description of the suspect walking down the street with his right arm pinned to the side of his body. Officers attempted to approach the male who immediately began to run away from officers. Following a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended in the area of 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Officers recovered a Jennings Bryco Arms firearm loaded with one round of live ammunition inside of the suspect’s front right pocket. 

Officers arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile of Mattapan and charged him with Delinquent to wit: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Firearm Discharged within 500 Feet of a Dwelling, Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon (Gun). The suspect is expected to be arraigned in Boston Juvenile Court.

 

BPD Officers Arrest Three Suspects After Recovering Three Loaded Firearms During Traffic Stop in Roxbury

 

At about 2:28 AM on Monday November 26, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested three suspects and recovered three loaded firearms during a traffic stop in the area of 407 Dudley Street in Roxbury. Officers had stopped a motor vehicle, which was occupied three times, as part of an investigation when they confirmed that the driver, Timmy Hunt, 28, of Randolph, was operating on a suspended license. When the officers explained the situation to the operator, he became argumentative and suddenly reached down towards his feet and grabbed a handgun from the floor of the vehicle. A violent struggle then ensued as numerous officers responded to provide back up. Officers were eventually able to gain control of both the firearm and the suspect at which time he was placed in custody. The firearm was later determined to be a fully loaded .45 caliber Glock 30S handgun with a round in the chamber. Officers then removed the two passengers from the vehicle, Tamari Tubbs, 21, of Dorchester and Daquan Dooley, 29, of Quincy, who were both pat frisked and found to be in possession of loaded firearms. Officers safely recovered a loaded .357 caliber Glock 33 handgun from Tubbs and a loaded .40 caliber Springfield Armory XDM handgun from Dooley. All three suspects will face arraignment in Roxbury District Court on numerous charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 614 Columbia Road in Dorchester

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 4:29 PM, on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a well-being check in the area of 614 Columbia Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a non-viable adult male victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.