Man Charged with Keying Car on Main Street

Information used in this article was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.

A visibly intoxicated man reportedly walked up to a marked cruiser near Main and Phipps Street. The man held out a set of keys, reportedly repeating, “I’m going home,” and “I’m from Southie.”

A few seconds later, the officers were approached by the victim, who claimed their car was keyed by the intoxicated suspect. The victim told the police that they were out walking their dog when they observed the suspect moving passed their vehicle with an outstretched arm. The victim told police that they also heard a screeching sound and observed a long scratch mark on the rear driver side door.

Police arrested Daniel Helen of 86 Marine Street, South Boston and charged him with malicious destruction of a motor vehicle. 

ctownBOS October 02, 2012 at 02:25 PM
what a loser
just thinking October 02, 2012 at 04:49 PM
I think they have his last nane spelled wrong
Larry October 02, 2012 at 06:08 PM
I wonder if these "dog walkers" were fouling in public...
Pam October 02, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Larry, good point. What goes around comes around. lol
Karen October 03, 2012 at 12:49 PM
Haha Larry & Pam, where's your car? We'll see how you like it! I have lived here all of my life. I just happened to be out walking my dog, whom I ALWAYS pick up after, and some drunk guy keys my BRAND new car! Oh ya, that's funny.
WD October 03, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Stephen MacRay: "F***in' southie kids, they wanna run everything."


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