Capital City Chaos follows Peaceful “I Can’t Breathe” State House Protest. COVID-19 Pandemic Social Distancing Violated, Disease Outbreak Spike Expected as Many Face Crowd Without Masks
Boston Strong news – Boston, MA: 5.31.2020. City of Boston reports. COVID-19 DISEASE in BOSTON AS OF SUNDAY, MAY 31, 12,776 CASES. 6,911 RECOVERED. 641 DEATHS.
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BPD Confirms Ten Arrests Made During Protests in Boston
BPD Confirms Ten Arrests Made During Protests in Boston: On Friday, May 29, 2020, individuals protesting took to the streets of Boston. During the course of the protest, several individuals made their presence known to police officers due to varying levels of disorderly behavior and conduct. As such, ten arrests were made during the protests. The following individuals, seven in total, were arrested in the area of the District D-4 Police Station located at 650 Harrison Ave in the South End while an eighth individual was issued a summons to appear in court. Those individuals are listed below:
- Nicholas Marcopoulos, 29, of Lowell charged with Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest
- Jeremy McWhinnie, 29, of Lowell charged with Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct
- Nathan Johnson, 24, of Everett charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest
- Lauren Deluco, 21, of Fitchburg charged with Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest and Aiding an Arrestee to Escape from a Police Officer
- Lilley Antoinette, 30, of Somerville charged with Assault & Battery on a Police Officer and Disorderly Conduct
- Patrick Culbreath, 22, of Boston charged with Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Assault and Battery of a Police Officer, two counts of Threats, Promotion of Anarchy Incite Riot, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest
- Bruce Hopkins, 22, of Boston charged with Assault of a Police Officer, Promotion of Anarchy Incite Riot, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest
- A 29-year-old female will be summoned to court and charged with Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Resisting Arrest
The following individuals, three in total, were arrested in the area of the District B-2 Police Station located at 2400 Washington Street in Roxbury:
- Cole Gergoire, 21, of Somerville charged with Possession of Class C, Carrying a Dangerous Weapon, and Damage to Property by Graffiti
- 17-year-old male juvenile, 17, of Boston charged withDelinquent to wit: Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon
- Anthony McWhorter, 18, of Boston charged Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest
All of the above suspects are scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Four Boston Police Officers were injured during these incidents. These officers were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Their injuries are all non-life threatening.