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By adamg - 2/23/21 - 10:59 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating a report of gunfire in the area of 186 Havre St., off Visconti Road Sunday evening spotted a guy standing on a fourth-floor balcony - who, in response to being spotted, threw several snowballs at them. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 10:33 pm
Police at Valencia Road crime scene

Police at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was shot in the hip at 15 Valencia Rd. in Hyde Park around 2:35 a.m. Due to the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

In 2019, BPD conducted a drug raid there.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 6:22 pm

Live Boston reports that Boston police officers responding to a report of gunfire at 3114 Washington St., near School Street in Engleston Square, around 7:15 p.m on Saturday didn't find anybody with fresh bullet holes but did find "a large illegal gaming operation in the basement" of the VIP Barbershop.

Detectives were called to the scene as well as Boston Fire and Inspectional Services for numerous code and safety violations

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 3:49 pm

A divided Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled Friday that a Boston police officer had probable cause to stop a teenager at the Mildred Hailey complex in Jamaica Plain on Nov. 1, 2018 and have her frisked, which means the gun found on her can be used to try to convince a Juvenile Court judge she is guilty of being delinquent for possession of an unlawful firearm. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/21 - 3:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say tried to hold up the PL$ check-cashing place at Tremont Street and Mass. Ave. at 7:23 a.m. today, only he got nothing, so he mosied down the street to the Starbucks at Tremont and West Canton, from which he successfully emerged with cash at 7:56 a.m. - only to get himself arrested 21 minutes later and several blocks away at Washington and West Concord, because he couldn't keep his gun in his pants and somebody called 911 to report a guy with a gun. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/17/21 - 11:00 am
SWAT unit officers

SWAT unit at a Roslindale raid this morning. Photo by Live Boston.

Police in Boston, Quincy, Norwood and Randolph, with help from State Police and US marshals raided several locations in raids that kicked off at 5:45 a.m. in search of guns and drugs as a followup to arrests and gun seizures in a Dorchester park last November. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/21 - 11:31 am
Gun on ice

Gun after it was retrieved from the snow. Photo by Live Boston.

Aguinaldo Gomes-Soaresrosa, 21, of Dorchester, faces a variety of charges following an incident early Monday in which he responded to a traffic stop by putting his car in reverse and hitting the gas - briefly dragging the police officer who tried to shut off his ignition. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/21 - 9:15 am

Boston Police report arresting Roberto Martinez-Baez, 23, of Dorchester, on charges he shot Andrew Farley to death outside 566 Columbia Rd., near Hancock Street, on Feb. 7, 2020. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 9:32 am
Seized drugs and gun

Seized drugs, scale, gun and $3,509 in cash.

Boston Police report arresting a Lowell man and seizing his mobile drugstore outside the city's Southampton Street shelter around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 9:17 am

A man was shot on the southbound Expressway, in the area of Massachusetts Avenue, around 10 p.m. on Sunday. He was driven to a local hospital; his injuries are not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 2/13/21 - 1:46 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a man with a gun on Washington Street in Egleston Square yesterday found the man inside a barbershop there, along with a gun loaded with five bullets, and five more bullets and one large bag and a couple dozen smaller bags all filled with "a brown powder believed to be heroin." Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/21 - 9:15 am
Seized stuff

Seized stuff.

Boston Police report drug-unit officers with three separate warrants arrested a man and seized his alleged drug and gun stashes in a raid in Edward Everett Square in Dorchester yesterday morning.Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 1:57 pm
Gun and bullets

Gun and unloaded bullets.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was sitting in a car behind Flames in Grove Hall with a gun in his waistband loaded with 21 bullets early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 2/6/21 - 12:33 pm

Boston Police report that when officers pulled over a driver on Harvard Street in Dorchester for a traffic stop early this morning, one passenger got out and ran away - only to slip on ice outside Sun Pizza on Blue Hill Avenue, which let them catch up and arrest him for the gun they say he tossed during his failed escape. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 8:49 am

Boston Police report a woman was shot around 11:25 p.m. on Thursday in the Hyatt Regency, 1 Avenue de Lafayette, across from Harrison Avenue. She was declared dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 2/4/21 - 10:07 pm

Victim identified as Brandon Williams, 32, of Dorchester. GoFundMe page to help his young daughter, Alilah.

In a car at Capen and Evans streets around 10 p.m. Boston Police report he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 1/30/21 - 12:14 pm
Suspect under arrest

Suspect under arrest. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he smacked somebody in the head with a BB gun to take their car near Boston Medical Center, then led police on a chase that ended when he turned onto a dead end in Uphams Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/21 - 4:55 pm

John Boampong, 37, of Dorchester has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges related to the way he responded to police officers demanding he drive away from the Arlington Street area by shooting at them repeatedly early on June 1, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/21 - 3:11 pm

Victim identified as Tasjahnaya Dance, 19.

Boston Police report a woman was shot at Bowdoin Street and Washington Street around 12:40 p.m. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

She is Boston's fourth murder victim this year.

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