Massive Police Operation in Boston Area Watertown

April 19, 2103~

Early reports of gunshots and explosions in Watertown, MA > > perhaps one of the suspects was involved in Boston Marathon bombing.

Live coverage > http://livewire.wcvb.com/Event/117th_Running_of_Boston_Marathon

IED explosion in , near Boston. 2 Suspects in custody. Unconfirmed if related to or . Anything across a police scanner is a fluid situation, meaning constantly changing. It is instant, not necessarily confirmed.

Homeland security involved, heavily armored vehicles and helicopter in air.

UPDATE* Breaking ~ An arrest is being made right now… Local says 2 men threw what appeared to be “pressure cooker bomb” at police. Bomb robot still on Laurel St. (via )

2:00 AM (CST) UPDATE ~

From tweets~ BPD scanner has identified the names : Suspect 1: Mike Mulugeta Suspect 2: Sunil Tripathi.

2:12 AM (CST) UPDATE ~

From Pundit Press ~ http://www.punditpress.com/2013/04/sunil-tripathi-information-4182013.html

3:06 AM: SUNIL TRIPATHI NAMED AS ONE OF THE SUSPECTS BY THE BOSTON POLICE. MIKE MULUGETA NAMED AS THE OTHER.

CONFIRMED 2:26: ONE OF THE ARRESTED IN THE MIT/WATERTOWN SHOOTINGS IS ONE OF THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBERS.

Stay tuned ~

3:01 AM (CST) Update ~ Live Stream Police Scanner > http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ma-rt-9-window-cam

3:10 AM (CST) Update ~  I am enraged by this picture. Via The most powerful picture I’ve seen.. stunning

4:35 AM (CST) Update ~ NBC News link> http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/19/17817173-one-boston-marathon-suspect-dead-another-still-on-run-officials-say?lite

5:12 AM (CST) Update ~ Blood found according to Live Stream Boston Police Scanner …

5:18 AM (CST) Update ~ Sounds like they have him and others in custody according to Boston Police Scanner…

5:33 AM (CST) Update ~ other reports of Caucasian male, 2 middle eastern males on the ground outside of a cab. Officer sounds out of breath…  also hearing sounds like sending in K-9 units in…

5:40AM (CST) Update~ Suspects appear to be from Turkey, possibly Chechens. No names yet. (via )

5:41 AM (CST) Update ~ BREAKING: AP says bombing suspects are Russian. They’ve been in US for 1 year

5:45 AM (CST) Update~Searches are now going house to house to clear area in Watertown.

5:48 AM (CST) Update ~ AP: Surviving Boston bomb suspect identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass. The brothers are 19 and 20, both legal permanent residents, reports . The surname is Tsar.

5:50 AM (CST) Update ~ The suspects are brothers, aged 19 and 20. Djhokar Tsarnaez of Cambridge, MA., is the one still at large. Alternate spelling Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

5:58 AM (CST) ~ If AP claims are authentic, it would clear Sunil Tripathi’s name.

6:11 AM (CST) ~ Going to explode a device from the sounds of police chatter on scanner.

6:17 AM(CST) ~ ‘Suspects are in custody’… all units high visibility ~ sounds like they are going to detonate a device in a vehicle.

6:21 AM (CST) ~ Police activity taking place in Boston’s Kenmore Square. Two people in handcuffs.

6:23 AM (CST) ~ per Boston PD ~ For residents in the area of Comm and Charlesgate, police will be conducting a controlled detonation.

6:26 AM (CST) ~ Photo from Twitter ~ Wow ~ Troops on roof ~ https://twitter.com/shawna_england/status/325188104912785408/photo/1

6:36 AM (CST) ~ Tamerlan Tsarnaev photo on Photoshelter~ http://johanneshirn.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Will-Box-For-Passport/G0000VQW7v6xWA7o/I0000LluvfoSaW5Q

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Photo Gallery> http://johanneshirn.photoshelter.com/gallery/Will-Box-For-Passport/G0000VQW7v6xWA7o

7:06 AM (CST) ~ Entire city of Boston Bombing manhunt continues; shelter-in-place extended to Boston, Massachusetts governor says

7:31 AM (CST) ~ 3.5 mile are around Boston ~ NO FLY ZONE

7:39 AM (CST) ~ SWAT Scanner Again “EXTREME CAUTION’ Suspect confirmed in wearing a suicide jacket”

7:51 AM (CST) ~ Scanner: “It looks like we have some type of rocket or something in the basement here.”

7:54 AM (CST) ~ Individual in gray hoodie and backpack identified in industrial building outside police parameter.

8:02 AM (CST) ~ Officer on scanner: “Suspect is posting online: ‘I will kill all of you. You killed my brother'”‘  Could be a fake twitter account…

8:37 AM (CST) ~ per Twitter ~ BREAKING NEWS – CONNECTICUT POLICE ASKED TO PUT OUT AN APB FOR HONDA CRV MA TAG POSSIBLE SUSPECT WITH SUICIDE VEST. via – NBC.

8:49 AM (CST) ~ per Twitter feed ~ UPDATE: PD looking for a third suspect (accomplice) who is the person they are looking for on the Amtrak train. They have train surrounded.

8:51 AM (CST) ~ NBC News: Boston PD now say they are looking for 2 suspects – brother of slain suspect & accomplice who has not yet been identified.

9:34 AM (CST) ~ FLASH: Honda CRV sought by Boston Police has been recovered -(post from 8:37 AM)

9:56 AM (CST) ~ A Suspect is in custody. He has something in his right hand. Possible “deadman, switch.” Wearing a vest.

10:34 AM (CST) ~ SWAT is moving in…

10:55 AM (CST) ~ Codes used on police scanner >

The most commonly used response codes are:

  • CODE 1: Non-emergency response. No lights or siren, following the flow of traffic.
  • CODE 2: Non-emergency response, but important. Must follow traffic laws. Lights and siren may be used to avoid stopped or slow traffic and to maintain safety.
  • CODE 3: Life-threat response. Emergency traffic, or simultaneous use of lights and siren required in order to achieve a rapid response.
  • CODE 4: All clear or I am okay. Also used to tell another unit they can disregard.
  • CODE 5: Area under surveillance. All marked units stay out of area.
  • CODE 6: Calling for a cover unit(s).
  • CODE 7: Lunch break.
  • CODE 8: Confidential information.
  • CODE 9: All non-emergency traffic stay off the radio. A beep transmits over the air every couple of seconds.
  • CODE 0: Big emergency. All units in the area respond code 3 to the units’ location.

6:00 PM (CST) ~ RIGHT NOW – MASSIVE GUN BATTLE IN WATERTOWN! ‘ALL UNITS TAKE COVER’. SCANNER

This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates.

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