District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) Headquarters, Boston Police

Arrest Made In Connection to Forest Hills Street Homicide

On Sunday Boston Police arrested a Dorchester man who was wanted for murder stemming from a July 18 shooting on Forest Hills Street. The Boston Police District E-13 Fugitive Unit arrested Dequann Whyte-Cohen, 31, on Hyde Park Avenue in Jamaica Plain on July 30 at 11:50 am, according to Boston Police. At the time of his arrest, Whyte-Cohen was wanted on a murder warrant from West Roxbury District Court for allegedly shooting Dante Webb, 45, of Jamaica Plain. The suspect will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court on Monday. Webb was found shot around 1:39 am on July 18 on Forest Hills Street, after police were notified of gunfire.


Police Want Help Finding Murderer of Victim Shot on Parker Street

Boston Police identified the victim who was found shot dead on Parker Street on March 5, and are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect. BPD District E-13 officers responded to a report for a well-being check-in of a resident of 940 Parker St. in Jamaica Plain. Upon arrival police found Orlando Watkins, 44, of Dorchester, suffering from gunshot wounds, who was pronounced dead on scene, according to BPDnews.com. Boston Police are investigating the shooting and encourage anyone with information to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470.


16-Year Old Charged with Murder in Stabbing Death

A 16-year 0ld female was charged with murder after she travelled to Jamaica Plain due to explicit photos her boyfriend allegedly sent to the victims.

On Saturday afternoon, Wilmary Mejia, 16, of Roxbury, went to Woodside Street and allegedly stabbed Brianna Brown, 21, and a 17-year old female. Brown and the 17-year old reportedly ran into Boston Police District E-13 on Washington Street on Saturday afternoon after being stabbed. Brown later died from their injuries. The second victim was stabbed multiple times and is expected to survive, according to BPDnews.com. A short time later, after 5 pm, Boston Police report that they apprehended Mejia in the area of Glen Road.