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Quincy Scanner Tales: Arrests for burglaries, attempted purse snatching

Posted by Jessica Bartlett  November 8, 2013 03:07 PM

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Man charged with two burglaries in one day
A Quincy man was charged with burglaries in one day, after a homeowner allegedly found him sneaking around his house.

According to police, a Lurton Street resident said he was in his living room on Thursday shortly before noon, when he heard glass break in the kitchen. When the homeowner went to find out the source of the noise, he ran into the suspect lurking on the floor.

The homeowner said “Hey, what are you doing,” and the suspect fled, police said. The homeowner chased after the man as he ran toward High Street, but the suspect soon was out of sight.

The homeowner called police and a call went out to surrounding police officers to look for the suspect. A short time later, Braintree Police said they had detained a man fitting the description given by the victim.

A Quincy police dog also tracked the suspect’s scent to where Braintree Police had arrested the suspect.

Police searched the man, finding a prescription pill bottle for Ibuprofen in someone else’s name. The suspect claimed he had bought the pills from someone.

Upon investigation, police said they discovered the pills had been stolen from a Quincy residence on Nicholl Street broken into earlier that day.

Peter C. Bulman, 34, from Quincy was arrested and charged with breaking and entering in the daytime, breaking and entering in the daytime putting a person in fear, larceny from a building, larceny of a controlled substance, and destruction of property for breaking a window to gain entry to the Lurton Street house.

Two juveniles accused of purse snatching
Quincy Police arrested two teens on Thursday after the pair tried to snatch a woman’s purse while she walked home.

Police said they received a call at 6:34 p.m. on Thursday that a man had tried to rip the purse from a female victim at the corner of Euclid Avenue and DImmock Streets.

The woman said she had left the Quincy Center MBTA and was walking home when she heard footsteps running up behind her and felt a violent tug on her purse.

The woman kept hold of her purse and began screaming, and after a short while the suspect let go and ran.

Responding officers saw two teens nearby, both of which fit the descriptions given by the victim.

Police said when they spoke with the teens, they initially lied about where they had been walking to, although police had witnessed otherwise.

The victim additionally identified the pair. One had been trying to steal her purse while the other acted as a lookout, police said.

Both teens, whose names were not released due to their age, were charged with juvenile delinquency to whit - unarmed assault with intent to rob, and attempt to commit a crime - unarmed robbery.

One of the boys was also charged with misleading a police investigation by providing false name and statements.

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