Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the March 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting.
-2/6/18 at 3:50pm at Century Bank, Hanover Street: Police officers responded to a Hanover Street bank for a robbery in progress. On arrival, bank teller reported an unknown male suspect entered the bank and demanded that she give him money. Teller handed over an undetermined amount of money. Suspect fled on foot. A-1 Detectives and Bank Robbery Task force eventually arrived on scene. Incident was captured on video camera, which produced a clear picture of the suspect. A Suffolk County Prison Guard eventually recognized the suspect. Suspect was arrested at a VA center on Bedford, MA.
-2/8/18 at 9:20pm at 38 Cooper Street: Victim reports an unknown male suspect entered a Cooper Street variety store, came around to the cash register and pointed a silver handgun at the victim. At this time, the suspect struck the clerk over the head with the handgun. Suspect stole an undetermined amount of U.S. currency from the register and fled in a motor vehicle. Detectives reviewed video footage of the incident. Suspect was a regular customer and had previously robbed a convenience store in Charlestown, as well. Suspected was arrested in Melrose, MA.
Breaking & Entering (1)
-2/13/18 at 8:20pm at 145 Commercial Street: Male returned to his apartment to find it had been ransacked, possibly at the hands of an ex-girlfriend.
-2/2/18 at St. Leonard’s Church: A male suspect attempted to steal money from an offering box.
-22 Fleet Street: Jewelry was found to be missing from an allegedly unlocked apartment.
-241 Hanover Street (Bricco Suites): Female guests invited some guys over, who eventually spent the evening there. The following morning, the women noticed cash, credit cards and a driver’s license were all missing.
-236 Lewis Wharf: Laptops stolen from office. No sign of forced entry.
-Robbery: Aforementioned Cooper Street convenience store robbery.
-Robbery: Aforementioned Hanover Street bank robbery.
-Attempted Breaking & Entering / Trespassing: Male suspect wandered onto the Eliot School grounds. Suspect appeared to be intoxicated.
-Disturbing the Peace (2/26 at 455 Commercial Street): Male suspect and his girlfriend were thrown out of the TD Garden due to him being drunk and disruptive. Girlfriend didn’t want him to drive, which lead to an argument out on the street.
David Marx hosts the monthly Public Safety meeting with Boston Police District A-1. North End Public Safety Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month, 6:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. All are welcome to attend and bring their questions. See the Community Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.