Fan Slides Into Second Base with Cheers but Ends Up in Jail Alone
Last night around 9:30pm during the Red Sox game, officers arrested suspect, Patrick F. Lundgren, 17, of Belmont and charged him with Disturbing a Public Assembly, and Disorderly Behavior.
The suspect ran onto the field during the game causing the game to stop and causing the crowd to cheer as the suspect slid into second base.
Sleeping Car Thief Arrested in Stolen Car
This morning around 1:02am officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) arrested suspect, Gino Rengifo, 19, of Millis and charged him with Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle, and active warrant.
Officers initially responded to a radio call for 5 Clematis St. for a sex offense. On arrival, officers observed the suspect sleeping in a car. Officers spoke to the suspect who stated that he lived in Millis and walked to Boston from Millis. Check of the motor vehicle revealed that the car was reported stolen out of Millis, MA the day before. The suspect additionally was found with an I-Pod on his person that he stated was not his.
Two Suspects Arrested After Shooting at Victim with Shotgun
At approximately 2:21am this morning, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) were on patrol in the area of Morton St. and Blue Hill Ave. when a man flagged them down.
The man, who turned out to be the victim of a shooting, reported to officers someone had just attempted to shoot him. The victim provided officers with a description of the suspects, their car and a possible location for the suspects. Officers responded to Leston St. where they observed a motor vehicle matching the suspect motor vehicle description given by the victim. Officers approached the motor vehicle and activated their lights and sirens in an effort to stop the motor vehicle, but the suspects began driving in reverse so as to avoid the officers. Other officers responded to the scene and were able to successfully stop the car before it fled the scene.
Officers recovered a shotgun during the traffic stop and the two occupants of the car were arrested. Suspect, Jamie Campbell, 25, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun, Discharging a Firearm within 500’ of a Dwelling, Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon, Assault with Intent to Murder, Carrying a Rifle or Shotgun on a Public Way, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Suspect, Lakesha A. Campbell, 27, of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun, and Discharging a Firearm within 500’ of a Dwelling.
BPD Host 10th Annual Children’s Bike Safety Ride
WHO: Boys and Girls ages 6 to 12 and members of the Boston Police Department from District D-14 (Allston/Brighton)
WHAT: The 10th Annual Boston Police Children’s Bike Safety Ride at District 14 in Allston/Brighton. The children’s bike safety ride is an event to instruct children on proper bike safety. Boston Police bicycle officers will take children on a ¾ mile ride through the Allston/Brighton community. Boston Police will provide complimentary T-shirts and refreshments. The department would also like to remind participants not to forget their bike helmet!
WHERE: 301 Washington St (Rear of Station D-14)
Brighton, MA 02135
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 2007
Registration at 10:00 am
Ride at 11:00 am
Tonight’s Show Features Highlights From the 3rd Annual ‘Run To Remember’
WHO: Host of ‘Call The Cops’, Boston Police Officer James Kenneally; Special
Guest, Officer Cecil Jones, President of Boston Police Runners Club and Commander of CrimeStoppers.
WHAT: Tonight Officer Kenneally broadcasts live on a wide range of topics including current BPD news, the Boston Police “Run to Remember”, and CrimeStoppers updates.
WHEN: Thursday, May 31, 2007
7:00pm – 8:00pm
CHANNEL: Boston Neighborhood Network Television (BNN)
Comcast Ch. 9/RCN Ch. 15
A look at the last 96 hours in Boston, from Friday, May 25 through 10 A.M. Tuesday, May 29, 2007. (See recent Daily Incident summaries and earlier postings for more detailed descriptions of some of the incidents identified below)
Non-fatal Shootings: 3
Non-fatal Stabbings: 6
Street Robberies: 22
Commercial Robberies: 1
Vehicle Thefts: 32
Vehicle Recoveries: 24 (3 Arrest in 2 incidents)
Larceny from Motor Vehicles (motor-vehicle breaks): 63 (4 Arrest)
Residential Break-ins: 19
Commercial Break-ins: 6
Note: the information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events. Some of the incidents included may be covered in more detail in other blog postings.
At 8:27pm, officers from District D-4 responded to a radio call for a person stabbed at 9 Ditmus Court. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center and treated for a non-life threatening injury.
At 3:50pm, officers from District A-1 responded to the Boston Common for a child bitten by a dog. On arrival, officers observed a 7-year-old female victim being treated by Fallon Ambulance. The victim’s parents stated that while walking they stopped and was having a conversation with the owner of the dog when the dog bit the victim. The victim was transported to New England Medical Center treated and released for a non-life threatening injury.
At 5:49pm, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a person shot at 72 Bragdon Street. On arrival, officers located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and treated for a non-life threatening injury.
ONE LESS GUN
At about 5:49pm, on Sunday, May 27, 2007, officers from the Youth Violence Strike Force were on patrol in the area of Columbus Avenue & Washington Street when officers observed a large group standing in front of a convenient store. When officers approached the group, one of the individuals began to quickly walk away. As the individual was walking, officers observed the individual clutching at his waist area as if he were carrying or attempting to conceal a firearm. The individual then entered a motor vehicle that was parked illegally in a No Stop/No Stand zone. Officers then asked the individual to exit the motor vehicle. As suspect was exiting the car, the suspect struck one of the officers in an attempt to flee. As officers were searching the suspect, officers recovered a black firearm from the suspect’s waist area. Officers also recovered a knife. Officers then arrested a 16 year-old black male from Roxbury and charged him with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm & Ammunition, Possession of a Loaded Firearm and Assault & Battery on a Police Officer.
WRONG ANSWER … WRONG AGE
At about 12:43am, on Sunday, May 27, 2007, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) observed an individual carrying a large bottle of what appeared to be gin on Calumet Street. Officers also noted that the bottle was half empty. Upon seeing the officers, the suspect then placed the bottle on a nearby stairway. Officers then stopped the suspect and asked him his age. To which, the suspect replied, “I’m 19.” Officers then arrested Andrew Thompson, 19, of Cambridge, and charged him with the Unlawful Possession of Alcohol.
MAN WITH A KNIFE ARRESTED IN ROXBURY
At about 2:23am, on Monday, May 28, 2007, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person with a knife at 144 Dudley Street. According to the victim, he asked the suspect to let him into the common area of the apartment complex at the above address. When the victim made the request, the suspect allegedly refused and then pulled out a knife. Victim then states that the suspect began chasing him around a telephone poll. Victim described the suspect as a 5’11” black male, weighing about 195 pounds, wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. Officers then located an individual matching the description provided by the victim. While on scene, witnesses also positively identified the suspect as the man with the knife. Officers arrested Lynneric Powell, 51, of Mattapan, and charged him with Assault By Means of a Dangerous Weapon (knife). Officers also recovered a knife from the suspect.
Three Arrested For Drug Possession After Fleeing From Cops
Last night around 10:04pm, members from District C-6 Drug Control Unit were in the area of the Broadway T Station. Officers observed a pick-up truck stop and a male exit from the rear seat of vehicle counting money. Officers observed the front passenger looking at something the rear passenger had in his hand. Officers believing that a drug transaction had taken place followed the pick-up truck. The vehicle was operating at a speed greater than reasonable failing to stop for a stop sign at Old Colony Rotary. Offices performed a traffic stop and the vehicle was pulled over by the JKF T-station. As officers approached the vehicle on foot the vehicle fled from police in the direction of Dorchester Avenue. State police and Boston Police followed the vehicle down Columbia Road and turning left onto Pond Street in the wrong direction. The pick-up struck two other vehicles causing the pick-up to flipping onto its side.
Justine Mignosa, 19, of Rockland and Mathew Tierney, 23 of Quincy were both arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A with in 1000’ of a School Zone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B within 1000’ of a School Zone and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B.
Also arrested was Stephen J. Dinan, 20, of Braintree Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A with in 1000’ of a School Zone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B within 1000’ of a School Zone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B and Failure to Stop for a Police Officer. Officers recover crack cocaine, cocaine, heroin, a scale and cash from the suspects.
Firearm Arrest Lands Three In Jail
This morning at 1:09am, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person with a gun at 225 Bowdoin Street. On arrival, officers were informed that two males were arguing in a parking lot and one male claimed to have a gun. Officers received additional information that the suspect left the scene driving a blue vehicle.
Officers observed a vehicle matching the description at Bowdoin and Hamilton Streets. Officers performed a traffic stop and the vehicle was pulled over on Coleman Street. Officers informed the driver why the traffic stop was made and requested his license and registration. Further investigation revealed the driver was operating with a suspended license. Officers also observed one individual sitting in the front passenger seat matching the description of the male claiming to have a gun. Officers observed a butt of a firearm protruding from underneath the console. Three Dorchester residents were arrested Damek Barros, 19, Rolando Sequeria, 21, and Manuel Fernandes, 25 were all charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. Mr. Fernandes was also charged with Operating after Suspension. Officers did recover a loaded firearm.
Person Shot at 488 Quincy Street
This morning around 2:08am, officers from District 11 responded to a radio call for a person shot at 488 Quincy Street. On arrival, officers located a 47-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim stated he was coming home from a party when he observed three black males standing by his house smoking marijuana. The victim stated he confronted the men and a physical altercation ensued. At that time, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the victim. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center and treated for a non-life threatening injury. All three suspects fled the scene on foot running up Quincy Street.
CARJACKING SUSPECT LOCATED & ARRESTED IN WEST ROXBURY
At about 12:42pm, on Friday, May 25, 2007, officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for a report of a carjacking at the Forest Hills Cemetery. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated she had just finished lighting a candle at her parent’s tombstone when the incident happened. According to the victim, she had just entered her car when the suspect approached her holding a box-cutter and stated, “Get out of the car .. get me your keys.” Suspect then drove off in the victim’s black motor vehicle. Victim described the suspect as 5’7” black male wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. About 30 minutes later, officers observed the stolen motor vehicle traveling in the area of Centre Street in West Roxbury. After a short pursuit, officers arrested Jamal Daniels, 26, of Roslindale, and charged him with Carjacking.
“IT’s MY UNCLE CHRIS’ CAR … I DON’T KNOW HIS LAST NAME.”
At about 11:14am, on Friday, May 25, 2007, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) observed a stolen motor vehicle traveling on Stanwood Street. Officers stopped the car and proceeded to approach the vehicle. While speaking to the operator, the operator told officers that the car belonged to his ‘Uncle Chris’. Suspect further stated, ”It’s my Uncle Chris’ car … I don’t know his last name.” A check of the motor vehicle’s registration showed that the owner’s name did not to match the one given by the suspect. Officers then arrested Darell Couch, 18, of Dorchester, and charged him with Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Operating Without Being Licensed.