CRIME & SAFETY
2 people shot, 1 grazed, near Revere Beach; State Police close beach
REVERE - Two people were shot and a teenage boy was grazed by a bullet near Revere Beach Sunday evening as fights erupted amongst the large crowds.State Police said the first shooting happened in the area of Shirley and Centennial avenues at 7:11 p.m. The victim was a 17-year-old teenage girl, who suffered non-life threatening injuries. State Police said the shooting occurred during a large fight and shots were fired into a crowd.The second shooting happened at around 8 p.m. on Revere Beach Boulevard near one of the bathhouses. A 51-year-old woman was shot in the legs and taken to...
Arlington PD investigating after multiple pedestrians struck by vehicle in Stop & Shop parking lot
Arlington Police are investigating a crash in which multiple pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in Stop & Shop parking lot
Danvers officials address detective’s accidental gunshot during St. John’s Prep ‘swatting’ incident
The detective reported that a piece of equipment got in the way while he was holstering his firearm, resulting in the accidental shot. The Danvers police detective whose accidental shot sparked panic and confusion during a “swatting” incident at St. John’s Prep Monday fired his gun at the floor while trying to holster the firearm, town and police officials explained.
A gunshot sent students running: What we know about St. John’s Prep swatting incident
Students at a Massachusetts Catholic school fled, fearing for their lives after hearing a gunshot during a lockdown on Monday, a Massachusetts State Police spokesperson said. Some ran to take cover in the woods. Others ran to nearby houses, hoping to take sanctuary from kindhearted strangers. But the gunshot wasn’t...
State Police Close Revere Beach After 2 Shootings and Sporadic Fights
Massachusetts State Police closed Revere Beach Sunday night after two shootings and other sporadic fights amid massive crowds in the area. It was a chaotic scene in the middle of Memorial Day weekend, with officers on loudspeakers telling everyone to go home as they announced the beach closure. State police...
LETTER: Take a closer look at traffic enforcement
Last month, the Marblehead Police Department deployed electronic signs alerting drivers that April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month. What the MPD did not do was enforce the laws enacted to deter distracted driving. Only two citations were issued for violations of the state’s “hands free” law, according to the police...
WILMINGTON POLICE LOG for May 25, 2023
WILMINGTON, MA — Below are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log from Thursday, May 25, 2023:. Police assisted the Fire Department with smoke conditions in a house on Pilling Road after a small electrical fire. (2:41am) Police noted 25 MPH zone sign on Lowell Street is being covered by...
POLICE LOG 5/27/23
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Firefighters Battle Blaze in Everett
Firefighters were battling a massive blaze in Everett, Massachusetts, on Sunday morning. According to the Cambridge Fire Department, the fire was burning on Beacham St. Cambridge had also deployed engines and squads as part of a mutual aid response. The state fire marshal's office confirmed they were notified and on...
Gun recovered after 911 call reporting man with gun
BOSTON, MA – On Thursday, at approximately 5:45 PM, officers from District B-3 responded to a call concerning an armed individual at 25 Estrella Street. A 21-year-old Mattapan resident, Javaughnee Buckmire, was arrested after a FN503 with five rounds in the magazine was recovered from behind a recycling bin near his location. Buckmire was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and armed robbery. He is set to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court. The post Gun recovered after 911 call reporting man with gun appeared first on Shore News Network.
Police: Man stabbed outside Dorchester mall walks himself to hospital
BOSTON (WHDH) - After a man was stabbed outside a Stop & Shop in Dorchester Friday night, he walked to a local hospital and is expected to survive, officials reported. The stabbing occurred outside 1100 Massachusetts Avenue in the South Bay Shopping Center around 10 p.m. after a physical altercation between two men, Boston police said.
Crews cut through steel walls to fight warehouse fire in Everett
EVERETT, MASS. (WHDH) - A warehouse on Beacham Street in Everett was ablaze early Sunday morning, and crews were having difficulty reaching the flames. The firefighters could be seen breaking windows and cutting through the steel walls to get to the fire. This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS...
BPD: Public drinking leads to chase into Boston Common, arrest of 23-year-old on gun, drug charges
A 23-year-old man wanted on two warrants, who was seen drinking alcohol publicly and led police officers on a foot chase into Boston Common, was eventually arrested on gun and drug charges, police said.
Watch: Shawmut Avenue shootout surveillance footage released
Over 20 shots were reportedly fired shortly before 6:50 p.m. Wednesday night, prompting bystanders and kids in a nearby park playing baseball to run for cover. Boston Police are continuing their investigation into a shootout that occurred on Shawmut Avenue Wednesday night, and have released footage of the incident. Over...
Bank Robbery in Roxbury Leads to the Arrest of Wanted Fugitive
BOSTON, MA – On Friday, at about 10:45 AM, officers from District B-2 arrested a man in connection to a bank robbery at 435 Brookline Avenue. Rolando Gala, 41, a Roxbury resident, was identified and detained without incident based on a photo provided to the officers. Upon his arrest, officers recovered $749 in US currency. Gala, who was previously highlighted on a BPD Most Wanted List, was charged with armed robbery. At the time of his detention, Gala was also wanted on outstanding warrants for unarmed robbery and drug-related charges out of Suffolk Superior Court and Roxbury District Court. He The post Bank Robbery in Roxbury Leads to the Arrest of Wanted Fugitive appeared first on Shore News Network.
Boston Police Department Seeks 911 Call Takers for Operations Division
The Boston Police Department is hiring 911 call takers for their Operations Division, which handles all initial 911 calls and requests for assistance. New hires may work on the 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. or 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. shift and will receive benefits such as health insurance, paid holidays and vacation, and retirement options.Visit here for more details.
Billerica Police asking public for help in finding bank robbery suspect
Billerica Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man who robbed the TD Bank on Boston Road on Friday afternoon, police said.
Police log, May 18-25: Visitor’s moving of dinner tray sets off nursing home row
Excerpts from the Marblehead police log of Thursday, May 18 through Thursday, May 25, 2023. Consistent with state law, Marblehead Police have adopted a policy of not providing to media outlets reports related to incidents related to domestic violence, juveniles and matters that remain under investigation. Thursday, May 18. 6:09...
Massachusetts professor charged in cop boyfriend's killing calls it a 'cover-up'
Karen Read, a Boston-area professor accused of killing her boyfriend, Boston Police Officer John O'Keefe, in January 2022, called the case against her a "cover-up."
Girl, 16, stabbed in Roslindale home invasion
The teenager suffered multiple stab wounds after two other teenage girls allegedly broke into her family’s apartment. A 16-year-old girl and another person were stabbed in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials. Boston police said one person was stabbed at 1 Lesher St. and another...
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