Daily Incidents for July 17, 2006

Revere Man Arrested After Shaw’s Market RobberyOfficers in East Boston responded to Shaw’s Market, 246 Border Street for a robbery in progress at 1:20pm yesterday afternoon. According to store employees, an unknown male entered the store and passed a note at the customer service booth demanding money. The male suspect then fled the store with an undetermined amount of cash and jumped into a taxicab. A description of the male suspect was given out and an MBTA Transit police officer observed a man matching that description at the Maverick T-station. The suspect was positively identified and was found in possession of the stolen cash. Anthony Prizio, 32, of Revere was arrested and charged with the robbery.
Pair Arrested Shooting BB’s at Trapped Cat
Officers responded to 19 Highland Avenue at 11:14am yesterday on a report of two men with guns. Officers located two men sitting on the steps of the residence matching the description of the suspects. While speaking with the pair, officers located two BB guns hidden in a nearby bush and also observed a cat stuck between a window and an exterior iron bar covering the window. Beneath the window were about 50 blue and white discharged pellets. Further investigation revealed that the two were shooting the pellets at the trapped cat in an effort to, “get rid of it.” Both men, Nathaniel Medina, 36, of Roxbury, and Joao Fernandes, 27, of Dorchester were arrested and charged with Cruelty to Animals. The trapped cat was freed and taken into custody by Boston Animal Control Officers.

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