Police: Man Punches EMT for Being Too Slow
Police news from Beacon Hill July 27-29.
Police arrested a man early Saturday morning they say punched out an emergeny medical technician who came to assist his girlfriend at 215 Charles St.
According to police reports, the man, John Wagner of Dedham, had met his girlfriend and an EMT at MGH after she was taken there. When he saw the EMT, Wagner told him that he didn't get to the hospital fast enough and punched him in the face, police reports say. Wagner then ripped a badge off the EMT's shirt as other EMTs tried to subdue him.
Wagner was arrested on a charge of assault and battery on an emergency medical technician.
Friday, July 27
- At 12:19 a.m. police responded to 175 Cambridge St. for a report of a motor vehicle accident that resulted in an injury.
- At 11 a.m. police responded to 175 Cambridge St. for a report of larceny by shoplifting, $200 or more.
Saturday, July 28
- At 1:58 a.m. police responded to 71 Charles St. for a report of vandalism.
- At 2 a.m. police responded to 150 Mt. Vernon St. for a report of vandalism.
- At 2 a.m. police responded to Bowdoin Street for a report of a motor vehicle leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury.
- At 3:32 a.m. police responded to Beacon Street for a report of simple assault.
Sunday, July 29
- At 5:15 p.m. police responded to 35 Myrtle St. for a report of larceny, $200 or more. According to police reports, a woman said that her scooter, which she parked outside her home on Friday night, had been stolen.