National Night Out in Jamaica Plain on August 6th

Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston Police, newly-appointed Boston Police Commissioner William Gross, community groups and residents will come together for National Night Out at the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments on August 6. There will be free kids' activities, food, entertainment, awards for Boston's crime watch groups and more. This event is taking place from 4 to 8 pm at 90 Bickford St., Jamaica Plain. National Night Out started in 1984 by bringing civic groups, community organizations, police, residents and more together. More than 2.5 million people participated in the first National Night Out.  Now more than 38 million participate annually.

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Suspect with High Capacity Weapon Chased Down by Police at Hailey Apartments

Boston Police chased down and arrested a Jamaica Plain man who allegedly had a fully loaded high capacity pistol on him at the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. Officers were on patrol by 154 Heath St. Roxbury, around 12:45 am on July 22 when they approached two men loitering in a parking lot, according to BPDnews.com. As officers got out of their vehicle, one of the men, later identified as Eddy Baez, 26, of Jamaica Plain, took off running. Police quickly pursued the suspect on foot and into a nearby courtyard.

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Boston Police Charge Dorchester Man with Centre Street Double Homicide

Boston Police have arrested and charged a Dorchester man with two counts of murder for shooting two men dead at 277 Centre Street on the night of May 4. After eight days from the murders, BPD homicide detectives arrested Wilvin Guity, 28, for allegedly shooting and killing Christopher Joyce, 23, and Clayborn Blair, 58. Guity is scheduled to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on May 14, according to BPDnews.com. The two victims were shot to death around 9:41 pm at 277 Centre St., outside of the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. A Boston Police officer nearby heard the shots and quickly ran to the scene and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Murder Victims Identified; 3 Arrested by Murder Scene, 2 on Gun Charges

The two men shot to death on Friday night in Jackson Square have been identified by Boston Police. The two victims were shot dead near 277 Centre St. by the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments around 9:41 pm on Friday night. The two victims have been identified as Christopher Joyce, 23, and Clayborn Blair, 58. Both men were from Boston, and neither lived at the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments, but had ties to the Boston Housing Authority run apartment complex, according to the Boston Globe.

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Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests

In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important step to enhancing public safety at Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. We cannot express our gratitude enough to the agencies that led the investigation – Commissioner William Evans and The Boston Police Department, Boston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (AFT), Boston Housing Authority, and federal law enforcement agencies.

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