Boston Police Arrest Brothers for Stealing Copper in Mattapan
At about 11:04am, on Saturday, September 22, 2012, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) made an on-sight arrest for breaking and entering at 30 Regis Road.
The officers observed the suspect coming through a hole in the fence on the property of the large abandoned commercial building. The suspect was carrying a large trash bag with what appeared to be pipes sticking out of it. Officers noticed the front of the building had posted signs stating, “Private Property” and “No Trespassing.”
Officers watched observed the suspect lean the bag against the rear of a grey motor vehicle that was parked in front of the fence. The car’s trunk and driver side rear door were open. Officers observed in the opened trunk of the vehicle, several other large black trash bags.
At the same time, officers observed a second suspect carrying a large black trash bag and wearing work gloves.
One of the officers approached the suspects, who were now standing near the rear of the grey motor vehicle. The officer observed the second suspect place a black trash bag on the ground near the passenger side of the vehicle.
The officer inquired what the suspects were doing and the first suspect stated, “We were just getting some wire.” The second suspect stated to officer, “We were walking along the train tracks and we found these bags back there.” Officer observed both suspects were sweating profusely and noticed their clothing was stained and dirty.
Additional units responded to the scene and canvased the area. Officers searched the rear of 30 Regis and observed the panel to the boarded up rear door had been broken away creating a small entrance. Officers observed additional large black plastic trash bags containing piping, similar to those in and near the suspect’s vehicle.
The male suspects Adrian Kidd, 20, of Mattapan, and Kenneth Kidd, 33, of Mattapan, were arrested for Breaking and Entering (Daytime) and Possession of Bulgarians Tools.