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One Arrested in Vandalism Spree on West Canton Street

Boston Police arrested a Cambridge man for allegedly kicking driver's side mirrors on parked cars on West Canton Street on early on Sunday morning.

Boston Police arrested a Cambridge man for allegedly vandalizing parked cars on West Canton Street early on Sunday morning. 

Police responded to a report of vandalism on West Canton Street at 1:50 a.m. on December 2. While in the area, officers were flagged down by a witness near Aguadilla and Tremont Street.

The witness told police he observed the suspect kicking driver’s side mirrors of parked cars on the odd number side of West Canton Street, then headed up Aguadilla Street. Officers observed nine vehicles vandalized on West Canton Street, according to their report. 

Officers located a man fitting the witness's description walking towards San Juan Street. Police said as they approached him they smelled a strong odor of alcohol and said he seemed unsteady on his feet, with slurred speech.

The suspect, Demitrios Gatzogiannis of 100 Memorial Drive, Cambridge was arrested charged him with nine counts of destruction of personal property.

Information in this report was supplied by Boston Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

wally berger December 04, 2012 at 06:20 PM
Great News!!!! I live in the Back Bay and my mirror from my BMW was also ripped off the car. $1200.00 later it was fixed. I also called the police two weeks ago on Marlborough Street when I saw a young male turning mirrors the opposite way as he walked up Marlborough. Sure enough, with minutes, the Boston Police had him. Great police work by the BPD!!

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