Arrests made: Cambridge shooting; Dorchester auto thefts

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Posted 8/11/21

CAMBRIDGE — On Aug. 10, the Cambridge Police Department’s Emergency Response Team with the assistance of the Dorchester County S.T.A.R team executed search and seizure warrants at two …

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Arrests made: Cambridge shooting; Dorchester auto thefts

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CAMBRIDGE — On Aug. 10, the Cambridge Police Department’s Emergency Response Team with the assistance of the Dorchester County S.T.A.R team executed search and seizure warrants at two locations in the city. The search warrants were in reference to a shooting that occurred on July 29 at approximately 5 pm on Greenwood Avenue.

During that incident, a victim was shot in the leg while riding his bike. Also, another victim was located with a graze wound to his hand. Both victims survived.

Through surveillance footage and other evidence, detectives from the Cambridge Police Department were able to obtain a search warrant for a residence on Stone Boundary Avenue along with an arrest warrant for a 16-year-old male suspect who was believed to be living there, charging him with second-degree attempted murder, first- and second-degree assault, handgun, and reckless endangerment offenses.

When executing the search warrant shortly after 11 a.m., the 16-year-old male was located at that location and placed under arrest without incident. Also located at the time of the warrant was a loaded 9 mm handgun.

The youth was then processed and ordered held in the Dorchester County Detention Center on no bond. A search warrant was also conducted at an address on Camelia Street in reference to the possibility of additional evidence, however, no arrest were made at that location.

Auto thefts

On Aug. 5, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile from Williamsburg Road, Hurlock, and a 15-year-old male from Charles Street in Cambridge. The two were charged in a string of vehicle thefts that have occurred in Dorchester County over the past several weeks.

They were turned over to Juvenile Services and were released pending action by juvenile authorities. The investigation is continuing, a statement from the Sheriff’s Office said, and more arrests are expected.