Two Suspects in Custody After BPD Officers Respond to Call for a Person Shot in Roxbury

 

SIGNIFICANT ARREST: At about 3:58 PM on Friday August 16, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested two suspects on multiple charges after responding to a call for a person shot in the area of 530 Warren Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds who was immediately transported to an area hospital for treatment. His condition is listed as critical at this time. While canvassing the area, responding officers observed two suspects, later identified as Dashawn Price, 23, of Roxbury, and Jean Cassamajor, 18, of Dorchester, fleeing the scene as they jumped over a backyard fence in the area of 120 Humboldt Avenue. The two suspects were detained and later placed in custody after being interviewed by detectives. The two suspects will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Armed Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470 or District B-2 Detectives at (617) 343-4275. 

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. 

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

 

Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Homicide Investigation in the area of Clarence Street in Roxbury

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At about 12:21 PM, on Sunday, August 11, 2019, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of Clarence Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers observed an adult female suffering from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Dora Sofia Chaves, 38-years-old, of Roxbury.

While still on scene, officers were able to establish the identity of the suspect wanted in connection to the stabbing who was then taken into custody.

The Boston Police Department continues to review 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 search 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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

 

Early Morning Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to the Arrest of Suspect on Gun-Related Charges in Dorchester

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Early Morning Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to the Arrest of Suspect on Gun-Related Charges in Dorchester: At about 1:45am, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) were on directed patrol in the area of Columbia Road and Stoughton Street when officers observed silver motor vehicle make an illegal turn at the intersection of Stoughton and Pleasant Streets. In light of the infraction, officers activated their emergency blue lights and sirens and were able to stop the car in the area of 70 Pleasant Street. Upon engaging the operator of the vehicle, officers immediately recognized him from previous encounters. While talking to the operator, officers noted that he appeared to be nervous and breathing at a rapid pace. When asked to provide his driver’s license, the operator stated he didn’t have it on him. When asked to produce the car’s registration, the operator stated that he didn’t know where it was because the car belonged to a friend. In light of the conflicting and confusing answers, officers asked the driver to exit the car. With the suspect now outside the car, officers conducted a pat frisk of the car’s interior. While frisking the vehicle, officers observed and confiscated a firearm (see above photo) found inside the vehicle’s center console. When asked if he had a license to carry the firearm, the suspect stated, “I don’t.”  

Officers arrested Khamaree Price, 20, of Boston and charged him with the following: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm on a Public Way, Subsequent Offense of Firearm Conviction, Armed Career Criminal and Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License. The suspect is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court. 

The firearm was determined to be a black Hi-Point 45mm semi-automatic firearm.

Officers Arrest Two Suspects in a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Recover a Loaded Firearm

At about 12:45 AM, on Monday, August 12, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury), initiated a traffic stop in the area of Dudley Street and Harrison Avenue, Roxbury, after observing a motor vehicle proceed through a red light and a stop sign at a high rate of speed

Officer activated their lights and sirens, but the driver of the motor vehicle refused all attempts until coming to a stop in the area of 115 Warren Street. As officer approached the motor vehicle, they observed the brake lights still illuminated. Officers asked the driver to shift the motor vehicle into park, but instead, the driver sped off in the direction of Regent Street. It was revealed through a Registry of Motor Vehicle query that the motor vehicle was stolen out of Saugus.

As officers followed the path of the stolen motor vehicle, information was received that there was a black firearm, along with numerous pistol rounds scattered in the middle of Regent Street leading up towards Fountain Street. Officers identified numerous pieces of black plastic material, a silver coiled spring, and pieces of a pistol magazine, all consistent with a magazine being thrown from a speeding vehicle and shattering. The M-1911 AP INTERNATIONAL firearm was found to have one round in the chamber and seven rounds in the magazine. The motor vehicle in question reappeared at Circuit Street and Regent Street where it had crashed into a parked motor vehicle. Officers placed both suspects under arrest without incident.

William Hudson, 20, of Hyde Park and Demayo Flowers-Toney, 19 of Dorchester, were charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Defacing of Serial Number of a Firearm, Receiving Stolen Motor Vehicle, Failure to Stop for a Police Officer and Driving to Endanger. They will both be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

BPD Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Individuals in Connection to a Home Invasion in the area of Rand Street and Julian Street in Dorchester

The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an effort to identify two individuals in the above photos as it relates to an ongoing home invasion investigation. 

The facts and circumstances of the original incident are as follows: At about 10:33 AM on Friday, August 2, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a home invasion in the area of Rand Street and Julian Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated two unknown males had broken into her apartment through a rear window. The victim stated the males threatened the victim with a firearm and knife before tying her up and blindfolding her. The victim stated the males proceeded to take various items of value before fleeing the residence, leaving her home in a state of disarray. The males fled the area on distinctive bicycles.

Detectives were able to obtain surveillance footage which shows the males prior to the incident in the area of Dacia Street and Brookford Street at about 9:30 AM.  

The male on the bicycle with red pegs and brakes travels on Brookford Street, down Woodbine Street before disappearing in the area of Warren Street.

The second male on the bicycle with blue handle bars travels on Brookford Street to Blue Hill Avenue before disappearing in the area of Lawrence Avenue.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.

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.

 

Officers Recover Carjacked Vehicle and Arrest Two in Roxbury  

 

At about 2:00 AM on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made two on-site arrests and recovered a stolen motor vehicle in the area of Dudley Street and West Cottage Street in Dorchester. While on patrol in the area of the aforementioned location, officers observed a motor vehicle which had been stolen during an armed carjacking on August 6, 2019 in the area of 180 Shawmut Avenue. Officers conducted a traffic stop and removed both occupants from the vehicle. The female operator stated she was given the keys by a third party and was unaware the vehicle had been stolen. 

Officers arrested the operator Shaasia Edmonds, 21-years-old, of Randolph and the passenger, Makel Lopes, 18-years-old, of the South End. Both are charged with Receiving a Stolen Motor vehicle and are expected to appear in Roxbury District Court. 

The facts of the original incident are as follows: At about 12:51 AM on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for an armed carjacking in the area of Appleton Street and Tremont Street in the South End. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated he was approached by a young Hispanic male and a young black male who displayed a firearm before demanding the victim’s wallet, money and cell phone. The victim stated the black male pointed the firearm at him while the Hispanic male removed him from the vehicle. Both suspects entered the vehicle and fled the area onto Tremont Street. Officers searched the area for the suspects and the vehicle to no avail.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact District D-4 (South End) Detectives at (617) 343-5619.  

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.

 

Suspect in Custody After BPD Officers Respond to Breaking and Entering in Progress in Roxbury

 

At about 8:05 PM on Monday July 29, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Michael Castellucci, 35, of Boston, on numerous charges after responding to a breaking and entering in progress in the area of 98 Callumet Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers spoke with two residents who stated they were sitting on their coach when they observed the suspect walking out the back door of their apartment with their roommate’s flat screen television under his arm. Officers were aware that during several recent breaking and entering incidents in the Mission Hill area, the unknown suspect involved had fled on foot towards the Dudley triangle area. Armed with this information, responding officers soon spotted Castellucci on foot in the rear of 2387 Washington Street at which time a lengthy foot pursuit ensued. The suspect was eventually placed in custody after a violent struggle in the rear of 55 Roxbury Street. The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Breaking and Entering, Resisting Arrest and Simple Assault.

 

Officers Recover Two Firearms - Arrest One Adult Male and One Juvenile Male in Roxbury

At about 6:24 PM on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made an on-site firearm arrest of Jefferson Baez, 21, of Boston, and a 17-year old juvenile male from Roxbury

Due to recent drug and gun activity, officers performed a Registry of Motor Vehicle inquiry on an occupied motor vehicle that was parked in the lot of Academy Homes. It was revealed that the license plate was registered to another motor vehicle. Officers exited their cruiser and made contact with the driver, Jefferson Baez, to further inquire about the registration status of the vehicle. Baez, refused to speak with officers and rolled up the driver’s side window.  For their safety, officers ordered Baez out of the motor vehicle due to do his actions, and the possibility of him being armed.  

After further investigation, officers recovered two firearms; a loaded SCCY CPX-1 9MM with one round in the chamber and 8 rounds in the magazine, and a loaded Smith & Wesson SW40VE, with one round in the chamber and 10 rounds in the magazine. 

Jefferson Baez was arrested and charged with the following; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm. He will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

The 17-year-old juvenile male was arrested and charged with the following; Delinquent to wit Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Delinquent to wit Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Delinquent to wit Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, and Delinquent to wit Possession of a High Capacity Feeding Device.

Quick Thinking by an Off-Duty Boston Police Officer Leads to Gun Arrest

 

At about 12:08 AM on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) made an on-site firearm arrest, after a traffic stop, in the area of 492 West Broadway Street in South Boston.

An off-duty Boston Police officer observed a motor vehicle of interest, involved in a shooting that took place on Tuesday, July 22, 2019, at approximately 2:22 PM, in the area of Mount Pleasant Street and Vine Street in Roxbury. The officer immediately contacted District B-2 Detectives (Roxbury), and kept a visual on the motor vehicle as it parked in front of 429 West Broadway. A few moments later, the motor vehicle pulled back out into traffic, and on duty-officers arriving on scene activated their emergency lights and sirens in attempt to conducted a traffic stop of the motor vehicle.

During the traffic stop, officers recovered a Black High Point, Model C9, 9MM Luger Firearm with 1 round in the chamber and 7 rounds in the magazine from the suspect, later identified as, Aaron Powell, 29, of Brockton.

Mr. Powell was placed under arrest and charged with the following; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Carrying a Loaded Firearm on a Public Way. He will be arraigned in South Boston District Court.

Traffic Stop of an Unlicensed Driver Leads to a Gun Arrest

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ONE LESS GUN: At about 1:50 AM, on Friday, July 19, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury), made an on-site firearm arrest in the area of 197 Columbia Road, Dorchester.

Officers observed a motor vehicle fail to stop for a red light on Columbia Road at Geneva Avenue. Officers initiated a traffic stop and observed the operator, later identified as Nilton Fernandez, 20, of Dorchester, talking to the officers through the closed drivers side window. Mr. Fernandez did not open the window but instead opened the driver’s side door. After further investigation it was revealed that Mr. Fernandez did not have a valid driver’s license and was placed under arrest. As Mr. Fernandez was exiting the motor vehicle, officers observed what appeared to be the handle of a firearm under the driver’s seat. Officers recovered a loaded Lorcin 9mm with one round in the chamber and 8 rounds in the magazine.

Mr. Nilton Fernandez was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License.  He will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Homicide Investigation in the area of Dudley Street and Columbia Road in Dorchester

 

UPDATE: At about 11:37 PM on Sunday, July 14, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Dudley Street and Columbia Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Adilson Barbosa, 22, of Dorchester.

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 Dudley Street and Columbia Road in Dorchester

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 11:37 PM on Sunday, July 14, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Dudley Street and Columbia Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. 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 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.

 

Suspect Facing Gun-Related Charges after Speeding by BPD Officers in Roxbury

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Suspect Facing Gun-Related Charges after Speeding by BPD Officers in Roxbury: At about 2:50AM, on Saturday, July 6, 2019, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) were on patrol when they observed a black motor vehicle travelling at high rate of speed on Stanwood Street heading in the direction of Blue Hill Ave. In light of the vehicle’s high rate of speed, officers activated their lights and sirens in an effort to conduct a motor vehicle stop. Initially, the vehicle appeared to stop. However, as officers began to exit their cruiser, the operator of the vehicle drove off. In short time, the vehicle stopped a second time in the area of Warren and Quincy Streets. This time, the operator of the vehicle remained on scene. Upon engaging the operator, officers immediately instructed him to remove his keys from the ignition before exiting the vehicle. Once outside the car, the operator of the vehicle, 26-year-old Donald Brown of Boston, was placed under arrest for failing to stop for police officers. A pat frisk of the vehicle for weapons enabled officers to discover and recover a firearm determined to be a Walther .380 Smith & Wesson handgun. When asked to produce a license to carry a firearm, the suspect was unable to.  

Additionally, officers charged the suspect with the Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and the Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. Mr. Brown is scheduled to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on Monday, July 8, 2019.     

Suspect in Custody After Loaded Firearm Recovered in Roxbury

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ONE LESS GUN: At about 11:03 PM on Wednesday July 3, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Michael Beasley, 29, of Norwood, on firearm related charges after responding to a call for a recovered handgun in the area of 2917 Washington Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers were informed by a private security guard working at the New Academy Estates that he had asked the suspect to leave the property after a brief confrontation. As the suspect was walking away, the guard observed the suspect drop an unknown object which was later determined to be a loaded .38 caliber Titan Tiger revolver.  

Additional responding units soon located the suspect standing with a group nearby. Upon seeing the approaching officers, the suspect took off running, jumping over several backyard fences before finally being placed in custody in the area of 290 Highland Street. As the officers were walking the suspect to a cruiser for transport, they recovered a small plastic bag containing crack cocaine that the suspect had attempted to discard on the ground.

The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm and Possession of Class B Drugs.

 

Roxbury Man Arrested on Gun and Trafficking Charges After Motor Vehicle Stop

At about 12:50AM on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, officers assigned to District B2 (Roxbury) made an on-site firearm and drug arrest in the area of Magazine Street and Kemble Street in Roxbury.

While patrolling the area, officers observed a motor vehicle travelling on Magazine Street towards Massachusetts Avenue fail to stop at a solid red light. Officers activated their lights and sirens to conduct a traffic stop.

During the traffic stop officers recovered a loaded Pietro Baretta .380, Model 84BB with thirteen rounds in the magazine. While officers were conducting a search incident to arrest, they observed a plastic bag with individually packaged plastic bags, believed to contain methamphetamine’s and a small bag of a brown powder like substance believed to be Fentanyl.  Officers seized more than $8,000 in U.S. Currency, 41 grams of a clear crystal white substance, 61 grams of a brown powder substance, 13 grams of a white rock substance and 43 pieces of a white pill with the name “Xanax” on it.

Thiago Teixeira was arrested and charged with: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Trafficking Class A, Drugs (28-99 Grams), Trafficking Class B, Drugs (28-99 grams), Possession with intent to Distribute, Class B, Drugs.

Investigation Update: Suspect Arrested in Homicide in the area of 107 Devon Street

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UPDATE: At about 10:05 AM on Monday, June 24, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit made an onsite warrant arrest in the area of 21 Garden Lane in Waltham. Officers arrested Lalance Smith, 29-years-old of Quincy, for an active warrant out of Dorchester Court for charges of Murder, Armed Robbery, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

The facts and circumstances of the initial incident are as follows: At about 3:32 AM on Friday, June 14, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 107 Devon Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Arnold Woodrum, 59, of Dorchester.

 

BPD Officers Arrest Suspect and Recover Loaded Firearm During Investigation in Roxbury

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At about 12:27 AM on Saturday June 22, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Dorian Henriquez, 32, of Roxbury, on firearm related charges after responding to a call for a person with a gun in the area of 225 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. During the initial incident, the suspect had been observed with a handgun during a physical altercation with an adult male victim inside the address. Officers stopped the suspect as he attempted to leave the area on foot at which time they performed a pat frisk and safely recovered a loaded .380 Keltec handgun from the front pocket of the suspect’s hooded sweatshirt. The suspect was then placed in custody without incident. It was later determined that the firearm had previously been reported stolen in New Hampshire. The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Assault and Battery and Receiving Stolen Property.

 

Firearm Recovered and Three Arrested During Traffic Stop in Jamaica Plain

 

At about 7:53 PM on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested two males and recovered a loaded firearm in the area of Columbus Avenue and Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. While on patrol in the area of the aforementioned location, officers observed a motor vehicle operating without a valid inspection sticker. Officers conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the operator. The operator provided officers with a Massachusetts Identification Card in lieu of an active driver’s license. Officers advised the operator that his identification card is not valid to operate a vehicle. Officers requested identification from the two other occupants, a front and rear passenger, both provided their information verbally to officers. While speaking to the occupants, officers observed two open beer bottles and a case of beer on the ground in front of the front passenger, who appeared increasingly nervous. A query of the operator’s identification yielded the result of a revoked license, and with neither of the occupants possessing an active license, all parties were removed from the vehicle. Officers subsequently located a plastic bag containing a pair of sweatpants, and inside of the pocket was an XD-9 Springfield Armory firearm loaded with twelve rounds of live ammunition. Officers placed all three occupants under arrest. 

Officers arrested the operator, Ervonne Carter, 51-years-old, of Roxbury, the front passenger, Lashawn Bannister, 24-years-old, of Boston, and the rear passenger, Walter Coleman, 22-years-old, of Dorchester. All are expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License. Carter faces an additional charge of Operating After Revocation as well as a MA Uniform Citation. Coleman is additionally charged with Firearm Violation with Three Prior Violent/ Drug Offenses. 

 


Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 107 Devon Street in Dorchester

 

UPDATE: At about 3:32 AM on Friday, June 14, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 107 Devon Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Arnold Woodrum, 59, of Dorchester.

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.

 

Suspect in Custody After BPD Officers Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop in Dorchester

 

ONE LESS GUN: At about 1:11 AM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Jaquoiri Washington, 19, of Dorchester on firearm-related charges during a traffic stop in the area of 30 Gayland Street in Dorchester. The officers had stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic infraction when they recovered a loaded .380 Cobra Enterprises handgun in the area where the suspect had been seated as a passenger inside the vehicle. The suspect was placed in custody without incident and will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.