Police Briefs 03-28-2019

Home Invasion Suspect Arraigned

Anthony Bova, 47, of Boston was arraigned in Chelsea District Court March 22 after his arrest on Thursday afternoon, March 21, in Revere.

Chelsea Police have charged Bova with a multitude of charges, including home invasion and Domestic Assault.

That arrest was a result of a multi-jurisdictional response to the Quality Inn on Route 1 in Revere where Bova was taken into custody without incident by the Massachusetts State Police STOP team.

Chelsea Officers earlier in the morning had responded to 44 Hawthorne Street for a report of a domestic assault. The arriving officers came upon the female victim in distress and her apartment door and window destroyed.  She told officers that after being threatened and assaulted Bova fled the scene.

Chelsea and State Police were able to track the vehicle to the parking lot of the Quality Inn in Revere where Chelsea, Revere, Saugus and specialized units of the State Police converged. Bova was peacefully removed from a hotel room and taken into custody.

Chelsea Police Detectives are continuing the investigation and additional charges may be forthcoming.

Found With Stolen Vehicle

On March 13, at 3:20 p.m., a CPD officer was patrolling in the area of Shawmut Street and Central Avenue when he observed a reported stolen vehicle out of Lowell. The motor vehicle, a 2005 Dodge Caravan, was being operated by a male. With the assistance of other units, the car was pulled over, and the operator was arrested for receiving stolen property.

Martellus Phillips, 44, of Revere, was charged with receiving stolen property over $1,200.

Hat In The Pants

On March 16, at 2 a.m., officers responded to the TD Bank (457 Broadway) for a report of a male party that was robbed. Upon arrival, they met the victim who stated a second male who was still present struck him in the head and took his baseball cap. The Officers recovered the hat inside the pants of the suspect. That male was placed under arrest for unarmed robbery.

Alexis Garcia, 25, of 73 Pearl St., was charged with unarmed robbery, assault and battery, two counts of threatening to commit a crime and two counts of assault and battery on a police officer.

Shot Himself In The Hand

On March 17, at 8:45 p.m., detectives responded the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on a report of a nonfatal shooting victim. Detectives spoke to a male who stated he accidentally shot himself in the hand while in his home at 250 Congress Ave. Detectives went back to the house and found the suspect hid the gun in a barrel on the property.  The gun was recovered along with drugs found inside the apartment. He was charged with various firearm violations and illegal possession of Class A drugs.

Andi Sanchez, 29, of 250 Congress Ave., was charged with possession of a firearm without a permit, possession of ammunition without a permit, discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, storing an improper large capacity firearm, possession of Class A drug, and possession of a Class C drug.

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