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By adamg - 6/22/22 - 10:25 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a man outside the city shelter at 112 Southampton St. after "they observed him engage in a hand-to-hand drug transaction" Tuesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/22 - 5:07 pm

Live Boston reports that a tow-driver hauling a car down Southampton Street early Saturday morning noticed smoke coming out of the car, and flagged down some of the officers on Mass-and-Cass patrol.

Officers jumped into action and attempted to put out the fire which had spread from a candle in a cup holder but were unsuccessful. Eventually firefighters arrived and using a water car extinguished the small flames.

By adamg - 1/12/22 - 11:43 pm
Southampton Street tonight

The South End-Roxbury Community Partnership posted this photo tonight of Southampton Street, home to a city shelter and a key congregating point for people at Mass and Cass.Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/21 - 5:00 pm
Southampton Street fire

Photo via Live Boston

Live Boston reports firefighters responded to Southampton Street around 3:30 a.m. for a fire that engulfed several tents before it was put out. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 3:52 pm

Drew Starr reports that Boston Animal Hospital on Southampton Street has notified customers they are closed "until further notice" due to staffers coming down with Covid-19.

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By adamg - 12/22/21 - 9:30 am

Boston Police report seizing small plastic bags containing fentanyl and crack, digital scales and $742 in cash from a locker at the Prime Storage self-storage place, right next to the city's Southampton Street shelter, on Tuesday morning. 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 - 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 - 4/13/21 - 1:35 pm

Boston Police report arresting David Robinson, 48, of Roxbury, this morning outside the city shelter on Southampton Street - where he is now charged with helping murder Richard Ghiozzi of Medford on Jan. 4.

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.

By adamg - 4/6/21 - 1:51 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he stabbed two men at the city shelter at 112 Southampton St. on Sunday afternoon. 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 - 1/17/21 - 4:46 pm
Seized drugs, gun and money

Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report officers stationed outside the Southampton Street homeless shelter early this morning arrested a man already wanted on several drug warrants on new drug and gun charges after they spotted him surrounded by a crowd of people outside the shelter, sitting on a motorcycle with a bag of crack in one hand. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 9:29 pm

Victim identified as Richard Ghiozzi, 33, of Medford.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 7:30 p.m. at 115 Southampton St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police say. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report Damien R. Hughes, 27, was fatally stabbed outside 112 Southampton St. around 7:25 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/20 - 12:40 pm

Live Boston reports a woman with three previous OUI convictions was arrested yesterday after she allegedly hit a pedestrian and then dragged him at the top of the Expressway exit to Southampton Street, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/19 - 9:46 pm

Boston Police report an investigation into drug sales on Mission Hill led to raids on Thatcher Street in Hyde Park, Southampton Street in Newmarket Square and Brockton yesterday that netted 5,700 grams of fentanyl, a portable fentanyl processing lab, four guns and $27,000 in cash, as well as the arrest of two alleged traffickers.
Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/19 - 11:31 am
Methadone Mile as a landmark

An outraged citizen discovers that "Methadone Mile" is now a searchable "landmark" on some mapping services and files a 311 complaint to get that changed: Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 12:49 am

Outside the Alltown gas station around 12:40 a.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.

Boston Police report they didn't have to go far to arrest a suspect: Read more.

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