DAMAGED TRUCK LANDS TWO IN JAIL FOR VANDALISM
At about 2:26pm, on Sunday, November 29, 2009, officers from Area C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a vandalism report in the area of E 5th St & M Streets. On arrival, officers spoke to witnesses who stated that they observed two individuals (both white males in their teens) pass by a motor vehicle and scratch the car as they passed. When the witnesses confronted the suspects, the suspects fled on foot. Officers observed damage (visible scratches) to the driver’s side of the car, as well as, the hood of the car. A search of the area enabled officers to locate the suspects. Upon speaking to the suspects, both admitted to having scratched the motor vehicle. According to the suspects, they scratched the truck after the truck’s owner yelled at them for leaning against earlier in the week.
Officers arrested a 15 year-old male and 14 year-old male from Boston and charged both with the Willful & Malicious Destruction of Property.
POLICE ARREST ONE FOR STEALING A CELL PHONE
At about 5:00pm, on Sunday, November 29, 2009, officers from Area A-1 (Downtown) were on patrol in the area of Washington and Bromfield Streets when an individual approached stating that he had just been robbed. According to the victim, a suspect approached him and asked if he could look at his cell phone. When the victim obliged, the suspect stole the cell phone and took off. Officers promptly located the suspect. When asked to produce the phone, the suspect stated he had hidden it. Officers observed and took possession of the phone which was found on the ground in the immediate area.
Officers arrested Kevin Dunn, 26, of Boston and charged him with Unarmed Robbery.