MAN WITH GUN ARRESTED IN DORCHESTERAt about 3:04pm, on Friday, February 1, 2008, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan/Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of 45 Fowler Street in Dorchester. While en route to the call, a description of the suspect was broadcast over Channel 3 of the police radio. The suspect was described as a black male wearing all black. On arrival, officers observed an individual matching the description provided by witnesses. The suspect was standing outside, on the 2nd floor porch, of the above address. Officers entered the location in order to speak to the suspect. Once inside the location, officers conducted a protective search of the premise. As a result of the search, officers were able to recover a firearm. At this point, however, officers were unable to locate the suspect. As a result, the SWAT team was called in to assist in the effort to locate the suspect. As the SWAT team was about to enter the 3rd floor apartment, the suspect announced his presence and exited the apartment. Officers arrested Lloyd Cayman, 18, of Dorchester and charged him with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm & Ammunition.
At about 10:50am, on Friday, February 1, 2008, officers from Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a breaking and entering in progress in the area of 20 Walnut Park in Roxbury. According to the victim, she was pulling into her driveway when she observed 4 suspects leaving her house. The victim further states that she observed the suspects, while carrying her belongings, enter three vehicles before fleeing the scene. The victim described one of the vehicles as a burgundy van with lettering on the side that read, ”Tiny’s Flowers.” A short time later, officers located and stopped a red van matching the description provided by the victim. In addition to the red van, officers were also able to stop the other 2 vehicles. The victim was brought to the scene of the stop where she was able to positively identify the suspects and all three vehicles. Officers arrested Reginald Patterson, 49, of Brockton, Ladonna Hampton, 35, of Boston, Adrainne Noble, 36, of Roxbury, Dwayne Patterson, 41, of Everett and charged all four with Breaking & Entering a Dwelling (Daytime).