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West Roxbury Woman Charged with Assault, Battery on Police and Destruction of Property

The following information is provided by the Boston Police Department and where charges are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.

 

Four Boston Police officers allegedly had to take down a West Roxbury woman resisting arrest.

On Nov. 28, Emily Bridget Verrochi, of 16 Blueview Road, West Roxbury, was arrested and charged with destruction of property, resisting arrest, and assault and battery on a police officer with injuries.

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Police were called to a Blueview Road residence around 12:52 a.m. because the suspect had allegedly broken the front basement window in an attempt to gain entry, according to a Boston Police report. Officers saw the window frame pushed in and laying on the basement floor.

The suspect had not gained access to the home, and the homeowner told the police the suspect was no longer welcome at the home. 

The suspect allegedly resisted being arrested, and it took four officers to take her down to the ground while she continued to resist arrest. One officer was kicked in the face during the struggle, breaking the officer's glasses. During the booking process, the suspect allegedly was resisting being transported to a holding cell, which caused an officer to fall the floor. The suspect also allegedly spat at officers.

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