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Published on June 11, 2024
Dorchester Teen Charged with Daytime Breaking and Entering, Arrested Without IncidentSource: Google Street View

Early yesterday morning, an 18-year-old Dorchester resident was arrested on charges of breaking and entering. According to the Boston Police Department's official report, Tahj Woody was apprehended by officers from District B-3 after he allegedly attempted to gain entry into an apartment through a bathroom window. The incident occurred around the vicinity of 31 Radcliffe Street in Dorchester.

Witnesses called the police after suspecting a break-in, and officers responded shortly after at 9:19 AM, the suspect described and the lookout began, which didn't last long as they found Woody near Harvard Street and Blue Hill Avenue. There was no struggle, the arrest made without incident, as the report states, and he was handcuffed on the spot. Despite the charges he is facing, details surrounding Woody's motives or whether he had stolen property at the time of arrest have not been disclosed.

With Woody now in custody, he faces serious allegations that bring to the forefront issues of property crime within the community. Woody is set to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.