Jamaica Plain Man Arrested, Charged with Trafficking Fentanyl and Crystal Meth

Two Boston Police Drug Control Units teamed up as part of an ongoing investigation to arrest a Jamaica Plain man for allegedly trafficking fentanyl and crystal meth. Jorge Ramirez-Diaz, 46, was arrested and charged with trafficking Class A and B drugs on Jan. 31, according to bpdnews.com. Police allegedly recovered a large amount of fentanyl and crystal meth, as well as drug paraphernalia and $7,000. Jamaica Plain's BPD District E-13 and South Boston's BPD District C-6 executed a search warrant at 9:18 am as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 53 Forest Hills Street in Jamaica Plain.


Boston Police One-Day Gun Buyback Program on Dec. 15

The Boston Police Department is holding a one-day gun buyback program on Saturday with no questions asked. For anyone who gives a gun they will receive a $100 gift card to Target. There will be six drop off locations across the city from 10 am to 4 pm. The Piece for Peace program will also be a day of remembrance for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that happened on Dec. 14, 2012.


Domestic Violence Cause of Bickford Street Murder-Suicide

Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced that the shooting death of a 23-year-old woman in her own Bickford Street home was the result of domestic violence on Nov. 19. On that evening Boston Police responded to a report of shots fired at 60 Bickford Street and found 23-year-old Lodimira DosSantos, shot and suffering from life-threatening injuries. She would later succumb to her injuries. Jose DosSantos, 32, who shared a last name with the victim, but were not married, was found dead from a gunshot wound, which was ruled self-inflicted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.