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.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Homicide Investigation in the area of 46 Wildwood Street in Dorchester

 

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 46 Wildwood Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim —suffering life-threatening injuries— was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on August 8, 2019. The victim has since been identified as Aquil Muhammad, 18, 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. 

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.

 

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Investigators Arrest One in Connection to the Fatal Shooting of 74-Year-Old Woman in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan

UPDATE: Four months after the fatal shooting of a 74-year-old woman in Mattapan, an arrest has been made in connection to the incident. Earlier today, Friday, August 9, 2019, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit located and arrested Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury. Henry, who is scheduled to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Monday, August 12, 2019, is charged with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Assault & Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Manslaughter.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows:

At about 4:57pm, on Saturday, April 6, 2019, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an elderly female victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. That victim has since been identified as Eleanor Maloney, 74, of Mattapan.

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.

Death Investigation in the area of 46 Wildwood Street in Dorchester

 

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 46 Wildwood Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim —suffering life-threatening injuries— was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on August 8, 2019. 

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. 

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: Arrest Made in Connection with Fatal Hit and Run Investigation in Charlestown

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Investigation Update: At about 10:30 AM on Monday August 5, 2019, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) arrested Allen Williams, 65, of Everett, in connection to a fatal hit and run investigation in Charlestown.

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 11:24 PM on Thursday, July 25, 2019, officers assigned to District A-15 (Charlestown) responded to a radio call to assist Everett PD in the area of 99 Alford Street in Charlestown. On arrival, officers were notified by Boston EMS that the victim, an adult male, had suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The suspect will appear in Charlestown District Court on charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident After Causing Death and Operating a Motor Vehicle After Suspension or Revocation.

 

Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Homicide Investigation in the area of 169 Columbia Road in Dorchester

 

Investigation Update: At about 11:10 PM on Sunday, July 28, 2019, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to an outside scene for two people shot in the area of 169 Columbia Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim, who has since been identified as Christian Nunes, 20, of Dorchester, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene while the second victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

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.

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.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 169 Columbia Road in Dorchester

 

Death Investigation: At about 11:10 PM on Sunday, July 28, 2019, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to an outside scene for two people shot in the area of 169 Columbia Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene while the second victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

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.

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.

 

Recent Promotions: The Boston Police Department Announces Three New Promotions

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Three members of the Boston Police Department were promoted earlier this afternoon on Friday, July 19, 2019, during a ceremony held in Commissioner Gross’ Conference Room at Boston Police Headquarters.  Congratulations to the newly appointed Captain, Lieutenant and Sergeant. Good luck in your new assignments.

Promoted to the Rank of Temporary Captain:

  • Lieutenant Detective Darrin Greeley, Homicide Unit

Promoted to the Rank of Temporary Lieutenant:

  • Sergeant Detective James Conley, B-3 Detectives

Promoted to the Rank of Sergeant:

  •  Detective Darryn Brown, Homicide Unit

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale

UPDATE: At about 3:10pm, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, officers from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to an outside scene for a person shot in the area of 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale. On arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Daniel Vo, 24, of Boston.

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.

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 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 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale

Death Investigation in the area of 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale: At about 3:10pm, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, officers from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to an outside scene for a person shot in the area of 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale. On arrival, officers located an adult male, believed to be in his twenties, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries and 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.

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.

 

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.

 

BPD Investigators Seek Public's Help in Effort to Locate Murder Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 66 Milton Avenue in Dorchester

Investigation Update: The Boston Police Department is seeking the public's help in an effort to locate murder suspect wanted in connection to ongoing death investigation in the area of 66 Milton Avenue in Dorchester. Boston Police Detectives have identified the above pictured suspect wanted in connection to a homicide that occurred last month in Dorchester. Ricardo Jamesy Washington, 24, of Roxbury, is wanted on an outstanding warrant sought out of Dorchester District Court on charges of Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. 

Anyone with information relative to the whereabouts of Ricardo Washington is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470 or the Boston Police Fugitive Unit at (617) 343-4468.

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.

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows:

At about 10:05 AM on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Milton Avenue in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim inside a residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering life threatening injuries, was pronounced non-viable on scene. The victim was later identified as Donell Davis, 24-years-old, of Boston.

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.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 3 Duke Street in Mattapan

 

At about 3:02 PM on Sunday, June 23, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 3 Duke Street in Mattapan. 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 has since been identified as Corey Thompson, 25 of Mattapan.

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.

 

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.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 3 Duke Street in Mattapan

 

At about 3:02 PM on Sunday, June 23, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 3 Duke Street in Mattapan. 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 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.

 

UPDATE: Victims Identified in Death Investigation in the area of Mozart and Bolster Streets in Jamaica Plain

UPDATE: At about 9:54PM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for a person or persons shot in the area of Mozart and Bolster Streets in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located a male victim on Mozart Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  A second male victim, who was located on Bolster Street, also suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries was pronounced deceased. Both victims have since been identified as Christian Green, 32, of New Bedford and Jose M. Martinez, 34, of Boston.

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.

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 Mozart Street and Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 9:54PM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Mozart Street and Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain.  

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim on Mozart Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The second male victim who was located on Bolster Street, also suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Both victims are believed to be in their late 20’s to early 30’s.

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.

 

Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 6 Michigan Ave in Dorchester

 

UPDATE: At about 1:18 AM on Sunday, June 16, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 6 Michigan Avenue in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Joshua Hines, 23, of Mattapan.

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.