Woman on bus from Mattapan to Forest Hills assaults bus driver by spitting on her and hitting her with metal pipe

November 29, 2010,

A woman was arrested in Boston on Sunday for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for spitting in the face of a bus driver and hitting her with a metal pipe. The assault occurred in boston on a bus from Mattapan to Forest Hills after the bus driver insisted the woman pay her fare. The woman was found a block away from her stop by Boston Police. While leaving the bus she spit on the driver and then removed a metal pipe and hit her in the arm with it.

Assault and battery charges in Boston can be issued in variety of ways, from simple assault and battery, assault and battery on a police officer or public employee, domestic assault and battery, or if a weapon is involved you can be charged with Assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kicking someone with a shoe or boot can be considered a dangerous weapon.

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Chelsea man dies from Thanksgiving day assault by two others, boston police still searching for suspect

November 26, 2010,

A fight in Chelsea led to the stabbing death of a 30 year old man yesterday. Witnesses said the men appeared to know each other and are searching for the suspect, Carlos Ramirez was stabbed in the chest and later died at the Hospital.

Had Ramirez not died the suspect may have been charged with Assault and Battery with a dangerous weapon but now the charge will be manslaughter or murder. The different types of charges that can be charged are: First degree murder which requires a showing that it was executed with extreme cruelty, deliberate and premeditated malice, or murder resulting from the commission of a capital felony. Second degree murder, murder committed with malice aforethought or during the commission of a non-capital felony. Involuntary manslaughter, an unintentional, wanton and reckless killing or an unintentional killing resulting from a battery. Voluntary manslaughter, the unlawful killing of another upon reasonable provocation and without premeditated malice or from the excessive use of force in self-defense

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Suspect arrested for armed home invasion in Quincy one person shot another taken hostage

November 22, 2010,

The police have reported that two men, one of them Jose Lorenzo, entered a home in Quincy and encountered four occupants. One occupant was shot in the head but survived a second man was taken hostage and was later released in Dorchester. The two suspects made off with a flat screen TV, computers and cash. It is alleged that Lorenzo's DNA was found at the scene.

Jose Lorenzo is charged with Armed Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault with Intent to Rob, Armed Robbery, Home Invasion, Larceny of a Motor Vehicle and Kidnapping.

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