D-4 POLICE NEWS
On Monday, April 23, at about 10 a.m., a Boston School Police officer was dispatched to the Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers at 110 Fenway to take a report and obtain evidence.
Upon arrival, the officer met with the assistant headmaster, who said on Friday, April 23, a student on a field trip informed a staff member that he was in possession of a taser, which was subsequently seized by school staff.
The officer subsequently took control of the small, black taser and logged it in as evidence at District 4 headquarters.
A suspension meeting was also conducted with the student’s parents following the incident.
On Tuesday, April 24, at around 9:30 a.m., police responded to a report for drugs found at the Loews Boston hotel at 154 Berkeley St.
Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the human resources director, who said she recovered a small, plastic bag filled with a white, powdery substance from the floor of the employee bathroom five days earlier. She told the officer that she had called non-emergency phone lines to have someone pick up the alleged drugs to no avail.
The officer took possession of the alleged drugs as logged them in as evidence.
On Wednesday, April 25, at approximately 9:06 a.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person at Boylston and Exeter streets after receiving a report of a homeless female suspect pointing a taser at people near the church at that location.
On arrival, officers saw a female matching the suspect’s description whom they know from previous interactions with police and told her they were responding to a report of someone with a taser. When officers asked her if she had anything in her possession that could hurt them, she replied that she had a taser in her left-hand jacket pocket. Police then seized Cheetah stun gun from the suspect, which she claimed she found.
The suspect will be summonsed to Boston Municipal Court for possession of a stun gun, and the weapon was duly seized as evidence.