Police Briefs 04-10-2014

April 9, 2014
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Robbery-Knife-Taxi

04/01/14 – A victim reported that he picked up two fares in Somerville, and when he dropped them off on McNulty Court, one suspect grabbed him from behind while the second punched him with a knife handle.

The victim bit one of the suspects to get free. The second suspect then attempted to stab the victim before grabbing loose change and fleeing into one of the buildings.

The victim sustained a minor cut during the altercation.

Motor Vehicle Accident- Leaving Scene

04/03/14 – Officers responded to Spice Street for a report of a person struck by a motor vehicle.

Upon arrival, police learned the victim had succumbed to his injuries. As a result of the subsequent investigation, the suspect’s vehicle was located and the driver taken into custody.

Shots Fired

04/03/14 – Officers responded to the Bunker Hill housing development for a report of shots fired and located 16 spent shell casings in the area of Walford Way. At that time, no one was injured.

Detectives are investigating the incident.

Drugs

04/03/14 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Decatur Street, three individuals were placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute.

Trespassing

04/06/14 – Officers in the area of Medford Street placed an individual under arrest for violation of a no-trespass order.