Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Two people were arrested at the 7-11 in Kenmore Square early on Monday morning.
The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions. An argument over a cellphone lead to a fight with a bat and an umbrella at the Dunkin Donuts in the heart of Kenmore Square on May 20. Boston Police responded to a report of a fight and a hold up at about 4:30 a.m. at 530 Commonwealth Ave. According to reports, officers arrived on the scene and witnessed the male suspect holding a bat and the female suspect holding an umbrella. Officers talked to the victim, who said that a male and female had entered the store, and the male demanded to know where his phone was. The employee told police that this is a re-occuring issue where the man would charge his phone in the outlets at …
Monday, May 20, 2013
An MIT scientist was killed on Sunday when her bicycle collided with a truck, police say.
Police believe they have found the truck driver who is suspected to have hit and killed an MIT scientist Kanako Miura while on her bike, but say the driver was not aware that he had hit anybody, the Boston Herald reported on Monday. Boston Police tweeted on Monday afternoon that "the driver of the truck is talking to detectives and cooperating with the investigation." Police said no charges have been pressed, and the driver's identity has not been released. Miura, 36, a native of Japan had been working at MIT for the last several months as a visiting scientist. She was killed in a bike accident on Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West near Kenmore Square. FENWAY-KENMORE PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-…
Dr. Kanako Miura, 36, of Japan, was killed in the Kenmore Square area on Sunday in a bike accident.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced on Sunday the woman killed in a bike accident on Sunday in the Kenmore Square area was a 36-year-old visiting scientist. Dr. Kanako Miura, 36, a visiting scientist at MIT and a native of Japan died during a collision with a motor vehicle on Sunday afternoon. Miura had been at MIT since the fall of 2012, the university said, and was on a one-year program in MIT’s computer science and artificial intelligence laboratory, where she worked on research contributing to robots, specifically creating life-like motion, according to her LinkedIn profile. Miura had a B.E. in aerospace engineering, M.E and Ph.D. in information science from the Tohoku University, Japan. She also received a Ph.D. in …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Boston Police are investigating the death of a woman on Sunday who was struck by a motor vehicle on Beacon Street.
A cyclist was killed on Sunday afternoon near the Kenmore Square area. Boston Police said that the victim, a woman in her 20s, was killed near the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West after a collision with a motor vechicle around 3:30 p.m. The woman was pronouced dead at the scene. Police have not yet identified the victim. Police said an investigating is ongoing. Police have interviewed several witnesses. No charges have been pressed against the driver of the vehicle. FENWAY-KENMORE PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
Friday, May 17, 2013
Police arrested one man after another was transported to the hospital for an overdose.
The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions. An Arlington man was charged with Methamphetamine possession after a friend overdosed in a hotel room on Tuesday morning, according to police. Boston Police officers responded to a report of an unconscious man at 10:40 a.m. at the Howard Johnson hotel at 1271 Boylston Street on May 14. By the time police arrived, EMTs had treated the man, who had reportedly overdosed on methamphetamine. He was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for further treatment. The man allegedly told police that he and another man had been taking methamphetamine and there was more in the refrigerator in the hotel room. Police said the man …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
An NYPD officer witnessed a fight between a couple on St. Botolph St. and diffused the situation until Boston Police could arrive.
The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions. An off-duty NYPD officer witnessed a fight between a couple on Monday morning and broke it up long enough for the Boston Police to take over the situation, police said. Boston Police first received a report of the fight at 10 a.m. on May 13 in the rear of 133 St. Botolph Street. When the officers arrived, they found a man sitting on the ground. The caller, an NYPD officer, was on the scene told police the man had grabbed the victim, a woman, and pulled her to the ground. Officers separated the two and talked to the witness, who told the police that he saw the suspect chase the victim, who was trying to walk away at first, …
The incident was caught on a bus’ security cam.
On the same day the MBTA launched their “don’t touch a bus driver” campaign, the transit police posted a video showing a woman shoving a driver before exiting a bus. The MBTA Transit Police in a May 6 post on the police blog are urging the public to contact them if they recognize the woman who is carrying a young child in the video. “Take another look contact us if you know her, 617-222-1050, MBTA SeeSay app or anonymously at our text tip line 873873” the post says. Beginning this week, MBTA buses have posted signage which say “Don’t Touch The Driver” in an effort to prevent attacks on on-duty MBTA employees. FENWAY-KENMORE PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
Friday, May 10, 2013
A Mattapan man was arrested for assaulting a Northeastern police officer.
The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions. Police arrested a Mattapan man for assaulting a police officer after police tried to confront him about a stolen bicycle on the Northeastern campus on Wednesday. A Northeastern police officer reported seeing a man suspiciously drape a bike lock over a short lamp around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The officer said he thought it was odd that the man had "locked" the bike up on the lamp post, which was only three feet tall. Police said they tried to stop the man, but he rode off on the bike, leading to a short chase. As the suspect approached the Ruggles T Station on Forsyth Street, an unknown male stepped in front of the suspect…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The suspect allegedly told police he, "just drove it around the block."
The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions. If you ordered pizza from Il Mundo's on Friday afternoon, there's a reason your delivery was probably a bit delayed. A pizza delivery employee from the Mass. Ave pizza shop reported his '97 Honda Civic was stolen around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, right outside of the store at 182 Massachusetts Ave. As officers headed over to the pizza shop to investigate, they received an update that the suspect came back to the scene with the vehicle and was inside the restaurant, police said. Witnesses told police they saw Michael Cimpher of 161 Intervale Street, Roxbury enter the vehicle and drive the wrong way on Germain Street. The …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Suspected Boston Marathon bomber's death caused by gunshot wounds, being run over by car.
The death of accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been ruled a homicide, according to a WCVB-TV report. According to the report, Tsarnaev's death was caused by gunshot wounds from police bullets and being run over by a car. Tsarnaev, 26, was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center in Boston at 1:35 a.m. on Friday, April 19. Specifically, Tsarnaev sustained gunshot wounds to his torso and "extreme" blunt trauma to his head and torso, according to WCVB. Police have said Tsarnaev was run over by his brother, Dzhokar, during a shootout with police in Watertown. Dzhokar, 19 escaped the gun battle but was later captured hiding in a boat at a Watertown home. The Graham, Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Home in …