Three Strikes Your Out! Youth Arrested for Possessing an Unlawful KnifeOn Sunday, August 3, 2009, at approximately 2:05am, officers assigned to Area C-11 (Dorchester), responded to the area of 180 Tenean Street for a call of a large group gathering in a private parking lot.
Upon arrival, Officers immediately recognized the group of youths for they had two previous encounters with them during the course of the night. On the first interaction, the group had been involved in a large fight with another group.
One of the parties was observed to be in possession of a knife that was protruding from his front pants pocket. Officers attempted to remove it from him but he continued to pull away and push the officers’ hands away. The suspect was asked if it was a knife and he stated, “Yeah..it’s a poker.”
Officers were able to take control of the suspect and remove the knife from his pocket. He was then placed into custody.
Officers arrested a Black Male Juvenile (16), from Boston on the charges of Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Weapon (knife).
Female Arrested for Punching and Kicking Officers
On Monday, August 3, 2009, at approximately 1:02am, officers assigned to Area D-4 (Backbay / South end), were traveling on Washington Street when they observed a grey Honda fail to yield to on-coming traffic.
Officers followed the vehicle awaiting a safe location to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle double parked on West Concord Street and the female operator exited the vehicle. Officers pulled behind the suspect vehicle and ordered the female back into the car. She proceeded to lock the doors and stated, “I ain’t getting back in.” She then began to walk away. She was informed by officers that if she did not return she would be subject to arrest. The female returned and became belligerent to the officers and refused to supply them with her license. She was instructed to turn around and place her hands behind her back for she was under arrest. At this time, she quickly jumped back into the vehicle and attempted to flee. The officers were forced to physically remove her from the car. While doing so, the suspect continued to punch and kick the officers. After a brief struggle she was placed into custody.
She was then transported back to the station for booking. During the booking process, the suspect kicked the booking officer and threatened to kill the officers’ family.
Officers arrested Jacqueline Cuevas, 28, of Washington Street, Boston on the charges of Assault & Battery on a Police Officer (multiple counts) and Threats to Commit a Crime.