Public Safety

Suspects sought for string of break-ins in Savin Hill/Columbia Road area

Boston Police report an outbreak of burglaries in the area since February, but that they are unsure if burglaries on Dorchester Avenue and Buttonwood, Moseley and Carson streets are related.  Read more

Police catch alleged Fields Corner bank robber trying to make getaway on the Red Line

The Boston Police Department reports capturing a suspect in a holdup of the Citizens Bank at 217 Adams St. yesterday not long after the robbery - on the outbound platform of the Fields Corner Red Line station.

Police say the responded to the holdup by setting up a perimeter around the bank - and checking the nearby Red Line stop, where they say they found a man who was "breathing heavy and avoiding eye contact." When officers approached, he tried to flee, police say, adding it took several officers and "a violent struggle" to subdue Magdy Wasif, 41.  Read more

Man found shot to death on Norwell Street

The Boston Police Department reports finding a man in his early 20s with gunshot wounds inside 71 Norwell St. shortly after 11 p.m. yesterday.  Read more

Missing girls found

UPDATE: WCVB-TV reports the two were found in Everett and are OK.  Read more

Missing girls

Family offers reward for information on Ramone Daley's murderer

Relatives of Ramone Daley gathered at Boston Police headquarters today to announce a $10,000 reward for information on whoever gunned down the young Floyd Street resident as he left for work early on the morning of Feb. 27.  Read more

Man shot to death on Draper Street

Boston Police report finding a man lying in front of 85 Draper St. with gunshot wounds around 7:25 p.m. yesterday.

Benjamin Martins, 30, of Dorchester, was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information can contact the homicide unit at (617) 343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling (800) 494-TIPS or texting 'TIPS' to CRIME (27463).

Uncle, two-year-old nephew found on Washington Street

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Reporter Staff
Mar. 3, 2010

The Boston Police Department reports finding Troy Robinson and his two-year-old nephew on the 700 block of Washington Street tonight.  Read more

Government moves to seize, sell off house for role in international drug ring

The federal government has started procedings to take control of a Dorchester house it says two brothers built to become the center of a family drug ring that was broken up with a series of arrests in 2007.  Read more

Man shot to death on Floyd Street

The Boston Police Department reports a man was fatally shot around 4 a.m. on Saturday in front of 19 Floyd St.  Read more

Firefighter on way to work discovers fire; one resident seriously injured

The Boston Fire Department reports Pat Foley was a block away from the Engine 21 firehouse in Dorchester this morning when he noticed a fire in an apartment building 40 Sumner St. around 7 a.m. Foley called in the fire, then raced into the building and began knocking on doors to rouse residents and get them out.  Read more