Nearby News: Arrest in Charlestown Dog Poisoning Case, Bank Robbery in Arlington

Also, an unemployment scam in Medford and a quirky South End landmark gets demolished.


Arrest Made in Charlestown Landscaper Dog Poisoning Case
Police made an arrest in a case of alleged dog poisoning that shocked the neighborhood. Police announced Sept. 21 that 53-year-old landscaper Kenneth Hyland is in custody, suspected of soaking hot dogs in antifreeze and leaving them for pets to eat. — Chris Helms


Citizens Bank Robbed in Arlington Heights
Arlington Police are asking for the public’s help in solving Thursday’s bank robbery at the Citizens Bank in the Heights. The suspect, who is described as a 5-foot-6 white male, entered the bank and proceeded to the teller window, where he jumped onto the counter and demanded cash, according to police. He did not show a weapon, but whether he had one was still under investigation Thursday afternoon. After the suspect received the cash, he fled on foot. While outside the bank, dye packs, which were on timers, exploded, tainting the cash. The suspect left behind several thousand dollars near the bank, police said. — John Waller


AG: Medford Man Collected $16k in Unemployment While Working
A Medford man more than doubled his income over a six month period by collecting unemployment checks while working, according to the Attorney General's office. — Jarret Bencks

South End

Demolition of Olde Dutch Cottage Candy Building Has Begun
Take your last look at the Olde Dutch Cottage Candy & Antiques building near the corner of Tremont and Berkeley Streets, because after this week, it'll be gone. Demolition of the building has started to make way for a six-story condo building with first-floor retail at the intersection of Tremont and Dwight Streets, called Chevron on Tremont. — Sara Jacobi


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