Police Briefs 10-13-2016


On Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2:18 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the area of 52 Springvale Ave. for a large fight in the street. As the first officer arrived, he observed a shirtless male party running and getting into a gray BMW. A crowd of people in the street were yelling and pointing to the BMW, so the officer placed his cruiser in the middle of the street causing the vehicle to stop. As the officer exited his cruiser,  the crowd of about 15 people continued to approach, yelling that the suspect in the BMW was armed with a knife and had stabbed someone.

Other officers arrived and were able to place subject into custody. The victim of the stabbing was on scene an treated for serious, but non life threatening, stab wounds to his arm and leg. He was transported to MGH Boston.

Ivam Fortes, 29, of Randolph, was charged with armed assault to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife), assault and battery, carrying a dangerous weapon disorderly conduct, assault and battery and threatening to commit a crime.


On Weds., October 5, at approximately 9 p.m., officers spoke to a victim who informed them that three Hispanic males approached him in Chelsea Square and told him that he was, “Going to get it.”

The victim stated that at that time, the shortest of the group pulled out what appeared to be a brown wooden handle of a gun and told victim that he was lucky that he was in front of the Police Station. He said he observed the three walking toward the Western Union on Williams Street.

The victim, with officers searching area, noticed the three and identified them. All three were placed in custody.

Eduardo Hernandez, 22, of 47 Williams St.; Luis Argueta-Luna, 22, of 63 Marlborough St.; and a 17-year-old Juvenile from Lynn; were all charged with assault with a dangerous weapon (firearm).


On Saturday, Oct. 8, at 2:19 a.m., a CPD officer on patrol observed a male party wearing a black hooded sweatshirt smashing an unknown object into the window panel of the side door leading into the City Line Convenience, located at 571 Broadway. The reporting officer then observed the suspect flee down Library Street in an attempt to evade the officer.  Other CPD units responded to the area and were able to place subject under arrest near City Hall.

Edwin Ibanez, 28, of 589 Broadway, was charged with breaking and entering in the night for a felony, resisting arrest, malicious destruction of property over $250, and possession of a Class B drug.


On Weds., October 5, at 3:30 a.m., officers on patrol observed two male parties in the area of Chester Avenue and Shurtleff Street. The first male party was observed as a short Hispanic male wearing a baseball cap, blue sweatshirt and blue jeans. The second male party was observed wearing a red and black sweatshirt and black sweatpants. Officers had prior knowledge, through department email, that one of the two males had two felony default warrants for his arrest. The subject was placed under arrest and a firearm was seized.

The second male that was identified in the Wednesday morning incident was later arrested on the same firearm charges.

Tito Ebanks-Lopez, 27, of 66 Shawmut St., was charged with possession of a firearm without a permit, possession of ammo without a permit and two warrants.

Demond Steele, 37, of 80 Everett Ave., was charged with firearm violation with three prior violent/drug crimes, carrying a loaded firearm without a permit, possession of a firearm without a permit and possession of ammo without a permit.

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