YVSF and TPD Arrest Teen on Numerous Outstanding Warrants

On Tuesday April 5, 2022 at approximately 21:45 hours officers from the Youth Violence Strike Force (Gang Unit) and the Transit Police department responded to 6 Whitfield Street to arrest an individual with outstanding warrants.

Ritchy Romilus, 19 of Dorchester was taken into custody by Gang Unit and Transit Police Officers at his residence. At this time, no further information has been released. Though, sources told Live Boston that Romilus had severely beaten a classmate earlier at school, as well as being wanted in connection with a mugging on MBTA property.

Community members with information regarding this investigation can do so anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.