BPD Recovers 455 Grams of Cocaine from Armstrong Street Bust

Boston Police recovered 455 grams of cocaine and $260,000 in an investigation that led to a 33-year-old man being arrested. Boston Police District E-13 Drug Control unit officers arrested Osvaldo Medina, 33, of Jamaica Plain, on Jan. 14, on charges of Trafficking Class B Drugs (+200 Grams), Distribution of Class A and B Drugs (2nd and Subsequent) and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs, according to BPDnews.com. The arrest was the result of a lengthy drug investigation in the area of 25 Armstrong Street in Jamaica Plain. Police placed Medina into custody after a brief foot pursuit.

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One Person Dies From Union Avenue Fire

One person died from an early morning two alarm fire on Union Avenue on Dec. 26. Boston Firefighters responded to a fire at 24 Union Avenue in Jamaica Plain around 4 am. A fire was visible upon their arrival tweeted the Boston Fire Department. One person was brought to the hospital with life threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased several hours later at the hospital.

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BPD District E-13 Officers Deliver Toys to 250 Families

The officers of Boston Police District District E-13 delivered Christmas toys and gifts as part of its "Polar Express" to more than 250 families in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury on Dec. 18. The gifts were made possible through generous donations from the BPD officers of E-13, the Police Athletic League, and community partners like Tree of Life, Jamaica Hills Association, and more.

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Photos: BPD E-13 Thanksgiving Drive

Throughout Thanksgiving week, Boston Police District E-13 officers delivered more than 200 meals to local families. Thank you to our hard working, dedicated officers. Also big thanks to our community partners, including Boston Police Athletic League, Tree of Life, Mayor’s Office, Mass Housing, Families in Need-Mary Mulvey Jacobson, Roche Bros., Children’s Hospital, and Tufts Medical.

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No One Injured After Stones Fall Off Blessed Sacrament Church

For two days in a row the Boston Fire Department visited the Blessed Sacrament Church to attend to falling stones from the building. On Nov. 24, the Boston Fire Department tweeted that, "Some of the beautiful coping stones have show they're aging by falling to the steps below." No injuries were caused by the falling stones. The Blessed Sacrament Church is owned by Hyde Square Task Force, which purchased it in 2014 with the intent of redeveloping it into a community center.

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