Police & Fire

Stabbing Suspect: “I’m not one of these local punks, I’m from the North End”

Before stabbing a bouncer at Coogan’s Bluff in downtown Boston, suburbanite Peter D’Amelio tried to get in using the perceived credibility of being from the North End. According to the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office, Boston Police officers responded to the scene of a stabbing outside Coogan’s Bar on Milk Street shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Read More…

Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Boston’s “Top Cop” Commissioner Ed Davis Speaks to North End Chamber of Commerce and Receives Appreciation Plaque [Video]

The North End Chamber of Commerce welcomed Police Commissionor Ed Davis, affectionately known as Boston’s Top Cop, at Tuesday’s meeting where he spoke about neighborhood public safety. The Commissioner also talked about his experience and police response after the Boston Marathon attacks. Specific to the North End, Commissioner Davis addressed recent efforts to increase enforcement Read More…

Police & Fire

Fight Leads to Stabbing of Homeless Man on Long Wharf

A mid-day fight at Long Wharf resulted in the stabbing of a 22 year-old homeless victim who was transported to Mass General Hospital for treatment. The incident occurred shortly before noon on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. According to a Boston Police report, officers responded to a stabbing call at 66 Long Wharf and found a Read More…

Community Meetings Police & Fire

Petition Circulating to Increase Boston Police Presence in North End

After a string of public safety incidents and attacks in the North End, an online petition has been created to increase Boston Police presence in the North End, especially at night. The effort is the idea of Stephen Passacantilli, lifelong North End resident and current President of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Sleepover Larceny, Bacco Windows Complaint and Commercial Street Assault

Reported incidents from the weekly Boston Police Journal Log are shown below, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Larceny in a Building 06/08/13 1:00am Female victim reports her roommate brought the male suspect back to their Clark St. apartment after being out. In the morning, the victims reported the suspect was gone and removed from their Read More…

Police & Fire

Boston Police Review Recent Public Safety Incidents, Including Rooftop Fall, Beacon Hill Sexual Assaults, Loud Parties and Henchman Street Disturbance [Video]

Video: North End Public Safety Meeting, June 6, 2013 at Nazzaro Center in Boston’s North End (00:00 in video) Crime statistics review by BPD District A-1 Captain Thomas Lee (01:55) iPhone robbery and a arrest with general discussion of cell phone incidents (05:00) 121 Fulton Street Breaking & Entering attempt (05:20) Larcenies – Stillman St., Read More…

Police & Fire

Video Released of Beacon Hill Sexual Assault Suspect

The Boston Police Department is asking community members who may recognize the individual seen in the enclosed video to help identify him. The individual seen in the video (at the top of the screen) is wanted for questioning in connection to the sexual assault which occurred on Thursday, May 30, 2013. At about 2:15pm, on Read More…

Police & Fire

Community Alert: Police Investigate Sexual Assaults in Beacon Hill

Boston Police are investigating three incidents of attacks on women in the Beacon Hill section of Boston. These sexual assaults have similarities and maybe connected. All victims were approached from behind. Two of the victims were assaulted while attempting to enter their residence. 1st incident At about 2:15 PM, Thursday, May 30th, 2013, in the Read More…

Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Crime Reports Reviewed at December 2012 North End Public Safety Meeting [Video]

Video: Boston Police, District A-1, Sgt. Thomas Lema and Officer Teddy Boyle hosted this month’s North End Public Safety Meeting on Thursday, December 6, 2012. 00:00 Update on sexual assault case and arrest in Beacon Hill 01:20 Robberies of mobile phones on the rise and prevention tips 05:20 Crime statistics review for the last 30 Read More…

Police & Fire

Cleveland Place Stabbing Sends Man to Hospital

An apparent domestic incident between a couple resulted in a woman allegedly stabbing a man inside 16 Cleveland Place early Wednesday evening. The victim was seen being transported to Massachusetts General Hospital. A middle-aged woman was later escorted out of the building by Boston Police, according to neighbors. Although it appeared to be a domestic Read More…

Police & Fire

Man Dies From Shooting After Booze Cruise; Collapses on Greenway Across from Rowes Wharf

A shooting victim that collapsed on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway early on Sunday morning was pronounced dead near Harbor Towers and Rowes Wharf on the waterfront. The injured man was found on the Greenway near High Street and Atlantic Avenue when Boston Police arrived on the scene. Police believe they have identified the shooter. Read More…