Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the March 2016 North End Public Safety Meeting. 

Crime reports:
-Up 4% citywide
-Up 2% in District A-1 with an increase of 5 incidents
-Larcenies account for more than 1/2 of all crimes

Aggravated Assaults (1)
-2/14 @ 9.00pm on Hanover St.: Domestic incident – A couple was in a limo.  Boyfriend was drunk and kicked his girlfriend several times.

Larcenies (2)
-2/10 @ 3 Henchman St.: Bicycle stolen from storage unit that did not have a lock on it.  Bike had been stored there for a long time.
-2/12 @ 149 North St. (N. Bennet St. School): Cabinetry that was on display was left out and may have been taken by a student.

Larceny from a Motor Vehicle (1)
-2/23 @ 117 Salem St. between 7.00pm & 9.15am: Boots and sunglasses were stolen from a 2000 Jeep Cherokee.  Door was damaged.

Arrests (2) – Drugs / Sales
-2/20 @ Commercial & Charter Sts. @ 4.00pm: Via a social media inquiry, a sale of marijuana was set-up.  Transaction took place in a car, with purchase made by an undercover officer.  Male and female suspects that were arrested provided police with a Brockton, MA address.  Suspects were charged with Distribution of Class D drugs in a School Park Zone.

Motor Vehicle Vandalism (2)
-2/21 @ 350 North St. between 3.00am & 12.00pm: Car was keyed on both driver’s and passenger’s side of the car.  Apparently related to a parking dispute where a car had been towed for blocking a driveway.
-2/23 @ Moon & Lewis Sts. @ 10.00pm: Note was left on a car, stating car was blocking a driveway and if the car parked on the curb cut again the car would be towed.  Incident was caught on video.

License issues
-2/12 @ Strega Pizzeria (Hanover St.) @ 10.00pm: BPD’s Licensed Premises Unit stopped by and found the establishment’s CV, beer & wine and entertainment licenses were invalid and/or expired.

North End Public Safety meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month, 6:00 p.m., at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. All are welcome!

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      • Strega restaurant has been gutted and is being renovated. When I walked by last week Rina’s looked like it was being used for storage and a construction office. Who knows what is going to happen to the Rina Space?

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