POLICE ARREST ARMED ROBBER IN THE AREA OF FANEUIL HALLAt about 6:00pm, on Saturday, December 27, 2008, officers from Area A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress in the area of the Faneuil Hall Market Place (Crabtree Evelyn Store). On arrival, officers spoke to security officers assigned to Faneuil Hall who stated that they were able to detain the suspect (a white male in his 40\’s) as he was attempting to flee the area. With the suspect detained, officers spoke to store employees who stated that the suspect entered the store, walked up to the counter, gestured in such a way as to suggest that he had a weapon hidden in his jacket and stated, “This is a holdup.” The store employee says she then handed the suspect an undisclosed amount of money before the suspect fled the store. Officers were able to bring the suspect back to the store. Once there, the victim was able to positively identify the suspect. Officers arrested Glenn Kerivan, 49, of Weymouth and charged him with Armed Robbery. A search of the suspect enabled officers to confiscate and take possession of a knife.
At about 2:30am, on Sunday, December 28, 2008, officers from Area C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a fire alarm in the area of 404 W. First Street. On arrival, officers spoke to residents of the location who stated that they believed the alarm had been pulled in a deceptively inappropriate manner. One witness stated that he believed the person who pulled the ‘false’ alarm was still in the building. Officers were directed to a specific apartment inside the location. While standing outside the apartment, officers could hear voices and loud music coming from within the apartment. After knocking on the door for several minutes, officers were allowed entry into the apartment. Once inside officers observed an individual matching the description of the individual who pulled the alarm. Officers arrested Stephen Yeman, 22, of Boston and charged him with Willful & Malicious Destruction of Property and Making a False Fire Alarm.