Police Briefs 02-14-2013

February 17, 2013
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Drugs

02/12/13 – As a result of an administrative search at Charlestown High School, an individual was charged with non-criminal possession of marijuana.

Investigate Person

02/05/13 – At about 10:30 a.m., officers responded to Bunker Hill Street for a report of a fight.

The officer located a victim, who stated six males jumped him when he got off the bus. The victim stated he didn’t know them, nor could he identify them. Police also observed other parties with bruises consistent with being in a fight.

All parties, who were uncooperative with police and would not give any information, were given FIOs (Field Intelligence Observations) and released.

Assault and Battery

02/06/13 – A victim on High Street reported that he observed a car go through a stop sign without stopping. He approached the driver and told her she should try to be more aware of her surrounding, at which time an unknown teen male exited the car and struck the victim on the face with his hand. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

Robbery Attempt – Firearm – Taxi

02/06/13 – At about 8 p.m., officers responded to Corey Street for a report of a man with a gun.

The victim – a taxi driver – approached the officers and stated while parked on Corey Street a group of suspects walked passed his cab and entered the St. Catherine’s Church parking lot. At this time, one member of the group approached the cab, pulled the driver’s door open, pointed a firearm and demanded money. Before anything could happen, the driver sped away. Officers searched the area to no avail.

Robbery – Firearm

02/09/13 – At about 11:30 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for an armed robbery by means of a handgun on Medford Street.

Police spoke to the victim, who stated a Spanish male approached his vehicle’s passenger side window and pulled a handgun from his waist before reaching into the car and taking the victim’s cell phone. At this point, a second suspect approached the driver’s side of the car, opened the door and placed a handgun to the victim’s neck, demanding everything he had. A car traveling down Medford Street then scared the suspects, who fled into the Bunker Hill housing development.

Officers recognized the descriptions given by the victim, and as a result of the subsequent investigation, two individuals were positively identified by the victim as the suspects who committed the robbery and placed under arrest. Both firearms were also recovered from the suspects, as well as the victim’s cell phone.