SHOTS FIRED LEADS TO 2 ARRESTS IN DORCHESTERAt about 7:40pm, on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired at Harvard and Millet Streets in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers spoke to witnesses who stated that they observed a blue Honda shooting at people in front of 128 Radcliffe Street. Witnesses were able to provide officers with a full and detailed description of the car and the individuals driving the car. The operator of the vehicle was described as a black male wearing a black T-shirt, black hat and jeans. The other passenger in the motor vehicle was described as a black male, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. A description of the suspect vehicle was immediately broadcast over the police radio.
As a result of the broadcast, officers were able to locate a motor vehicle matching the description provided by the witnesses. During the motor vehicle stop, witnesses were brought to the location of the stop where they were able to positively identify both the suspects and the suspect\’s motor vehicle. Officers then arrested Demetrius Wardsworth, 18, of Roxbury, and Orlando Waters, 19, of Roxbury, and charged both with Assault with Intent to Murder.
At about 10:35pm, on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, officers from Area C-6 (South Boston) responded to radio call for a purse snatching near Darius Street in South Boston. According to the victim, she was exiting Sullivan’s Bar on Dorchester Street when an individual came out from behind her and grabbed her purse. A description of the suspect was then broadcast over police radio. A few minutes after the broadcast, the suspect was located. While speaking to the suspect, officers observed a wallet sticking out from the suspect’s waistband. Officers removed the wallet, opened it and observed that it contained personal papers in the name of the victim. Officers then arrested Walter James Hawe, 32, of South Boston, and charged him with Assault to Rob Unarmed (Purse Snatching).

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