Police Briefs 08-22-2013

Warrant Arrest

08/13/13 – Officers in the area of Medford Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Quincy Court warrant charging assault by means and intimidation of a witness.

Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon– Gun

08/15/13 – At about 3 a.m., officers responded to McNulty Court for a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, police spoke to the victim, who stated while he was walking down the street with friends, a Ford Explorer pulled up and someone fired one shot from the vehicle, striking him in the left leg.

The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, and the matter is under investigation.


08/16/13 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Austin Street, an individual was placed under arrest for possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute. Three other people present will be summonsed to court for possession of the same.

Breaking and Entering – Residence – Night

08/16/13 – Officers responded to Shipway Place for a breaking and entering in progress. The victim stated while watching television, she observed a white male attempting to gain entry to her home through a sliding glass door. The victim yelled, and the suspect fled.

With the description provided, officers were able to locate the suspect, who was positively identified by the victim as the man who tried to break in.

The suspect was placed under arrest and will be charged accordingly.

Violation of the Auto Laws

08/18/13 – As a result of a traffic stop on Alford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle without a license. Marijuana was also found in the vehicle. The suspect will be charged accordingly.


08/18/13 – A victim on Third Avenue reported that she placed her pocket book in a locker, and when she returned, she saw the locker had been broken into and the bag was missing. The bag was located a short time later in the building, but credit cards and money were missing. Detectives will review video surveillance cameras.

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