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Patch Employee Detained in Search for Bomb Suspect

 

Patch Associate Regional Ad Director Al Wilson was detained by police while returning to his home in Watertown on Thursday night. Here, he explains what happened:

Q: What were you doing on Thursday night when this all happened?

A: I had driven back from a business trip for Patch from Southern New Jersey, returning to Watertown at 9 p.m. I went into my house and had done some work on my computer before going back outside to fetch a suitcase from my car. Two loud explosions suddenly sounded somewhere behind my house. In between explosions was a series of gunshots. There was then perhaps a 10 second gap before 30 to 40 shots were fired in quick succession. Then all was quiet.

Q: What did you do next?

A: I climbed into the car and instead of going back to the house (toward where the explosion and gunfire seemed to be coming from), I drove the opposite direction in my rental car, turned left on Mt. Auburn from Bailey and away from the scene. I had made it perhaps 200 yards or less on Mt. Auburn when 40 or so state and local police cars came up Mt. Auburn. I slowed and pulled to the right shoulder of the road. All of the police took a right onto a side street in front of my car with lights flashing but no sirens. So many pulled onto the side street that they were lined up as far as you could see. The whole side street was blocked (from top to bottom). In quick succession, all cars shut their lights off. I believe police stayed in these vehicles. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 19, 2013 at 4:04 pm

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Five Guns, Child Found in South End Bed Bug Search

Boston Police Department

Two South End residents face weapons charges after pest control inspectors found guns in their apartment. Following a search, officers turned up three more guns, some of which had altered serial numbers. 

Boston police officers responded to a report from the Boston Housing police who had found firearms at 16 East Brookline Street on April 5.

When Boston police officers arrived, they observed the two suspects sitting in the parlor area handcuffed. Officers spoke with the Boston Housing Chief Stephen Melia that there were two firearms found under a mattress when Pest reliever employees conducted an inspection of bedbugs in the apartment.

A Pest Reliever employee said that he lifted the mattress in the bedroom and found tow handguns while inspecting for bedbugs. At this point, the worker informed his partner, who phoned their supervisor.

Boston Housing Police were dispatched at about 10:41 a.m.. The front door of the apartment was locked, so officers made contact with the housing manager. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 9, 2013 at 10:10 am

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Search for Missing Brown Student Expanded to Boston

Sunil Tripathi.

Sunil Tripathi, a 22 year old student at Brown University went missing last Saturday, March 16 around 11:00 a.m. He was last seen on the East Side of Providence, although the search has expanded to Boston, Connecticut, New York, and Philadelphia.

“Sunil could be anywhere,” said his mother Judy Tripathi.

He was wearing a pair of blue jeans, a black Eastern Mountain Sports ski jacket, glasses, and a Philadelphia Eagles wool hat. He is six feet tall and weighs 130 pounds.

‘He’s my best friend,” said Sunil’s older sister Sangeeta.  “He’s very quiet and humble.”  Family and friends are working with the Providence Police and the Brown University Department of Pubic Safety to find Sunil. The FBI has joined the greater Providence community to assist in the investigation.

To help with the search or get updates from the family, “like” the Facebook page, Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi.  If you have any information on Sunil Tripathi call the Providence police at (401) 243-6191. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 24, 2013 at 9:32 pm

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