Dorchester Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Two men charged with 2004 Boston murder

    12 hrs ago | via Boston.com 

    With the help of witnesses who identified them from photographs, two men have been charged with murdering a man nearly 12 years ago in Dorchester as they stole his wallet, authorities said Friday. Ellis Golden, 32, and Kevin Graham, 36, are accused of gunning down Thomas Hawkins, 36, near Theodore Street in Dorchester in August 2004.

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  • Arrest made in shooting outside of Dorchester church

    Thursday May 19 | via Boston.com 

    Boston police on Thursday arrested a Dorchester man who allegedly opened fire outside a neighborhood church last week and grazed a 52-year-old woman with a stray bullet, moments after she exited the house of worship, officials said. Authorities arrested James Martin, 22, in Dorchester shortly after 5:20 p.m., following a brief foot chase that began near the corner of Adams and Gibson streets, police said in statement.

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  • Six suspects face gun charges after disturbance in D...

    Thursday May 12 | via Boston.com 

    Boston police say they faced a barrage of obscenities, disruptive bystanders, and pointed fingers as a crowd attempted to interfere with their efforts to arrest several people suspected of carrying guns during the making of a music video in Dorchester Wednesday evening. Police reports released Thursday described a series of tense altercations as members of the crowd scattered when police arrived at the scene at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on Fernald Terrace.

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  • Police chase 17-year-old allegedly carrying gun in D...

    Friday May 6 | via Boston.com 

    Boston police officers arrested a 17-year-old boy and seized a gun in Dorchester Thursday after a lengthy chase, police said. The boy, who was not identified, is scheduled to appear in Dorchester Juvenile Court Friday.

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  • Customer allegedly threatened clam shop staff over order

    Tuesday May 3 | via Boston.com 

    First, the customer complained that his fish and chips were overcooked. Then, he declared that his replacement order was too small. 1 comment

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  • Dissatisfied Clam Shack Customer Allegedly Threatens...

    Tuesday May 3 | via CBS Local 

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  • Courthouse Records

    Friday Apr 29 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Anthony Grybowski, 19, of 37 Stone St., Auburn, charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person under 14, amended from two counts of statutory rape of a child, and indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over, placed on probation for 5 years, ordered to undergo mental health and sex offender evaluations with treatment and counseling as recommended by the Probation Department, to stay away from and have no contact with the victim, to have no unsupervised contact with children under 16, to register as a sex offender, to submit to GPS monitoring, and to pay $180 victim witness fee.

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  • Man arrested in Dorchester after high-speed chase

    Apr 25, 2016 | via Boston.com 

    A Boston man wanted in connection to a shooting in Dorchester led police on a high-speed chase Sunday night, then tried to run away when his car was blocked, police said. Officers were in the area of Bowdoin and Quincy streets in Dorchester looking for a black Nissan seen driving away from a shooting two days earlier, police said.

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  • Police Briefs 05-04-2016

    Apr 5, 2016 | via Revere Journal 

    Erik A. Yandle, 43, of 210 Endicott Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault by means of a dangerous weapon. Sabrina E. Smith, 22, of Beverly, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, allowing the improper operation of a motor vehicle, and the common law crime of interfering with a police officer in the performance of his duty.

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Dorchester Law

I was a pedestrian hit by a drunk driver who had already crashed into a vehicle. He left the scene but dropped his wallet.
I suffered injuries to my leg and lower back. The police are charging him with assault and battery with a deadly weapon, leaving the scene, and what ever else for hitting the other vehicle. Do I have a decent case against him?
You left out the most important information to determine how valuable your case is; the extent of your injuries. This...
I pled not guilty I'm not sure what a good penalty would be for my situation
DUI drugs in the state of Massachusetts first offense prescription drugs license has been revoked prior to this perfect driving record
Your will most likely receive a continuance without a finding for 1 year. In addition your license Loss will Be 45...
Need advice on 1st time oui, need to find out how i can get my license back and how fast.
happened a week ago, 1st time oui, did not take breathalizer.
A breath test refusal is an automatic license suspension for 6 months. Depending upon the facts of your case, you...
I have been charged for first dui in rhode island. But I live in ma. And have 2 priors, what should I do
Am I going to jail when I go to the hearing? What if the. Oui is more than 10 years old. And have
You need to use the AVVO find a lawyer function and locate a DUI lawyer in Rhode Island before you attend any hearing....
What r my odds OUI
got into accident i was sent to hospital was unconscious,an they took blood work. an than was cited when i came home from hospital for OUI what would be my best option here,first affense,also have a CDL license .please help..Thanks
Any sort of plea or admission would result in you losing your CDL, at least for a year. I suggest you contact an...
Can a Cahill disposition be requested after an unsuccessful trial (guilty finding)
All Cahill prerequisites are present 1st and only OUI was CWOF 20 years ago
Anyone facing a second offense OUI charge may be eligible for the Cahill Disposition- this disposition requires the RMV...
2 state driver licenses, two revocations? (MA-specific)
I moved from MA 5 years ago to another state and turned in MA DL to get converted license. Received 1st DUI in new state earlier this year. Case resolved, and will be able to re-instate full license next year. Just received letter from MA DMV at old address there that my MA license is going to be revoked. (I had no idea MA DL was still active/valid). Once I move back to MA with a full out-of-state license, will MA cause me to go through all the DUI steps necessary as if I received the DUI in MA, since MA license was active at the time? (MA RMV website seems to indicate this). The letter from MA RMV says I will need to go to hearing, and bring "court abstract" from other state. What is going on?
You will need to go to the Massachusetts RMV and meet with a Hearings Officer. If you had forfeited your Massachusetts...