Man arrested after house break
A homeless man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly broke into a Quincy house, police said.
According to officers, at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, witnesses saw a man come out of a home at 159 East Squantum Street. The witnesses had never seen the man before, and knew the homeowner was at work.
As a result, the witnesses followed the suspect and called police.
Officers arrived shortly thereafter to interview the suspect. According to police, he had a backpack which contained pills, a flashlight, watches, jewelry, gold chains, and a cell phone.
The owner of the home later identified the items.
As a result, Aaron Bellamy, 31, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering in the daytime (felony), possession of a Class B substance, possession of burglarious tools, larceny over $250, and possession of a Class C substance (Clonazepam).
Teen in critical condition after accident
A Quincy teen is in critical condition after he was allegedly struck by a car on Hancock Street and dragged 30-40 feet.
According to police, the teen was riding his bicycle in the mall of Quincy City Hall at 9:54 p.m. on Tuesday when he fell off his bike and onto the roadway.
A car, driven by a 28-year-old Weymouth resident, then struck the victim, police said. The operator said he tried to swerve but couldn’t.
The car came to a stop a short while later.
The teen was taken to Boston Medical Center in critical condition. No charges have been filed against the operator.