Police & Fire

November 2015 Public Safety Meeting Report

The following meeting reports are from the November 2015 public safety meeting, held monthly at the Nazzaro Center. The information was presented from Area A-1 Boston Police, covering the last 30 days.

Boston Police Reports

Overall Crime
– Year to date city-wide crime is down 10%
– Crime is down 17% in District A-1

2 Robberies
– 10/19: Cross & Hanover Street – gun held to victim’s neck, suspect made off with $50.
– 10/19: 271 North Street – $60 and credit cards were stolen.
*Suspects were identified by both victims and were arrested (they had taken a cab down here from Lawrence, MA; 1 suspect had a warrant out for his arrest). See separate article here.

1 Residential Breaking & Entering
– 59 Endicott Street: domestic violence incident (suspect charged with malicious destruction of property and disturbing the peace).

1 Auto Theft
– 455 Commercial Street: 1997 Toyota Avalon stolen on October 7th  between 2:00pm & 8:00pm.

5 Larcenies
– Golden Goose Market (179 Commercial Street): computer equipment and sandwiches were stolen.
– 135 Salem Street / Prince Street: package with clothes and shoes was stolen; made suspect was arrested (at BPD’s request) by Chelsea police at Faneuil Hall.
– 10/17 at 8:30pm at 300 Hanover Street: wallet was taken from Mike’s Pastry.
– 10/26: 149 North Street; bike stolen from bike rack.
– Commercial Wharf: copper piping was stolen.

4 Larcenies from Motor Vehicle
– 5 North Square
– Hanover & North Bennet Street
– 244 Hanover Street
– Prince Street

6 Arrests
– 3 for robberies.
– 2 for assault and battery (domestic violence-related).
– 1 for breaking & entering.

Additional Notes:
– Greenway Parks will be closed between 11:00pm and 7:00am. Signs are being posted.
– Loud party calls to 911 in North End: 21 Endicott Street, 443 Hanover Street & North Street.

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