Man Wanted for Murder Arrested After being Involved In Motor Vehicle CrashOn Wednesday, October 7, 2009, at approximately 9:12pm, Boston Police Officers assigned out of Area C-11 (Dorchester), responded to 2159 Dorchester Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries.
Officers arrived on-scene and observed a gray Chevrolet Tahoe in front of 2159 Dorchester Avenue with heavy front-end damage. It appeared the vehicle struck a tree then a light pole. Boston Fire & EMS arrived and rendered care to the four passengers within the vehicle.
A witness informed officers that he observed the male operator exit the crashed vehicle holding a bottle of alcohol. The operator then handed the bottle to a young male that was in the vehicle with him. It was later determined this young male was his son. The son then attempted to hide the bottle of alcohol within the vehicle.
The operator gave officers a false name and stated he did not have a license. He then complained of injuries and requested to be taken to the hospital. All parties were then transported to local Boston area hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.
Officers later discovered that the operator had given them a false name by reviewing previous drafted police reports. Officers learned the operators’ true identity as well as outstanding arrest warrants for him on the charges of Murder and Possession of a Firearm out of Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
Officers assigned out of C-11 (Dorchester) then traveled to Boston Medical Center in order to place the suspect into custody. Officers located the suspect within the hospital as he was getting ready to leave and placed him under arrest on the outstanding warrants.
Officers arrested Saul Urraca, 42, of Dorchester, on warrants issued out of Plymouth County – Kingston Police Department, for Murder and Possession of a Firearm.