Police Briefs 04-07-2016


POLICE/COMMUNITY MEETING: Meet the police & discuss public safety issues on the last Wednesday of every month at the police station, 20 Vine Street, at 6:00 p.m., 2nd floor, community room.

POLICE RELATED INFO: Contact the District A-1 Community Service Office at 617-343-4627.

REPORT DRUG DEALING: Contact the District A-1 Confidential Drug Line at 617-343-4879.

CHARLESTOWN POLICE STATION: Contact at 617-343-4888.

RESERVE THE COMMUNITY ROOM: Contact Christine Vraibel at [email protected].


03/28/2016   – Officers on Allston Street placed an individual under arrest for an outstanding Charlestown Court warrant charging unlawful possession of a firearm and larceny.


03/29/2016 – A food delivery person reported while he was making a delivery on Decatur Street, a black male approached him and pulled out a knife. At the same time, a second male came up to him from behind, also brandishing a knife, and said, “We’re going to rob you.”

The suspects then took the victim’s cash and cell phone.


03/30/2016 – A victim on Prospect Street reported unknown person(s) stole pump jacks, outriggers and picks from the back of his home. The items were chained together with his ladders.

The suspect(s) also cut a chain holding the items in place, police said.

Investigate Property

03/31/2016 – Members of the Boston Police Bomb Squad responded to Fourth Avenue for a report of a suspicious package.

The package was delivered to an employee, and as he began to open it, he observed wires and became concerned. The investigation revealed the package contained items used to amplify radio signals, which were turned over to Area A-1 detectives.

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