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By adamg - 9/4/21 - 11:10 am

A Mass and Cass regular is charged with fatally stabbing Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, on Atkinson Street on Aug. 23. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 7:28 pm

Boston Police report arresting two more men - one in New Hampshire - for the stabbing murder of Ricardo Garcia at Massachusetts Avenue and Peirson Street on Aug 8. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/21 - 9:48 pm

Boston Police today identified the man stabbed to death on Atkinson Street on Monday morning as Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, TX.

Anaele was the fifth person stabbed to death in or near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard this year.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 12:07 pm

Victim identified as Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, TX.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed this morning at 112 Atkinson St., just up from the Southampton Street shelter. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:31 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. in the area of 774 Albany St. A bullet went through a window at 780 Albany St. A suspect was detained on Harrison Avenue near East Concord Street, on the other side of the BMC campus. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/21 - 1:14 pm

Victim identified as Ricardo Garcia, 34.

Boston Police report officers found a man with a stab wound at Massachusetts Avenue and Peirson Street around 8:35 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/21 - 9:08 am

Transit Police report arresting a man they say was trying to stab somebody else in the parking lot of their Southampton Street headquarters on Sunday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/21 - 4:24 pm

Boston Police report arresting four people they say were selling drugs on Atkinson Street near the Southampton Street shelter yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 9:24 am
Goguen

Boston Police report that the state medical examiner's office has ruled the death of Brendan Thomas Goguen at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 811 Massachusetts Ave., on April 2, a homicide. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/21 - 9:45 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old who were ambling around Methadone Mile, one with a gun loaded with nine bullets in a magazine, the other with enough heroin or fentanyl to warrant a trafficking charge around 5:50 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/21 - 11:07 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that James Witkowski got a fair trial in 2017 on aggravated-rape and first-degree murder and charges for the death of Lena Bruce in her South End apartment on July 12, 1992, which means he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/21 - 4:03 pm

A developer told the BPDA today it will soon file plans to replace a three-story office building at 17 Bradston St., just steps from the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, with a "mid-rise" building with space for everything from life-sciences labs and medical offices to "pharmaceutical back of house operations" and "advanced manufacturing." Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 12:56 pm

Three men face a total of 36 drug and gun charges related to alleged Mass and Cass drug dealing this year following their indictment by a Suffolk County grand jury last week, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which add it now has warrants for police to arrest 40 more people for dealing drugs along Methadone Mile. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/21 - 10:37 am

The State House News Service reports the candidates aired Methadone Mile plans at a forum sponsored by the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department, which has one of its facilities in that area. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/21 - 11:04 pm
Seized gun and drugs

Seized.

Boston Police report arresting a Lynn woman and a Swansea man on gun and drug charges at Mass and Cass around 8:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/21 - 9:14 pm

Boston Police report a man was robbed and stabbed outside the city shelter at 112 Southampton St. around 6 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/17/21 - 1:34 pm

Boston Police report a man who robbed and spit on a woman at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard Sunday afternoon did not go easily when officers spotted him nearby on Southampton Street. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 3:18 pm

Update: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the fatal stabbing actually happened in a Southampton Street parking lot, but that the victim was able to walk to the intersection of Mass and Cass, where police found him. Also, the suspect has a long record.

Boston Police report arresting Liquarry Jefferson, 41, of Taunton on charges he fatally stabbed Jamaal Chin-Clarke of Mattapan around 5:45 a.m. on Feb. 27.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 2:01 pm
Sue Sullivan speaks

Sue Sullivan speaks as residents wearing "Build the Bridge" shirts listen.

It was bad enough when the Long Island Bridge shut and even more drug addicts began congregating in the area of Mass and Cass, Sue Sullivan said. But now, the area has become a haven for drug sellers and people quick to settle a beef with a knife or gun, the head of the Newmarket Business Association says. Read more.

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