Anthony Bova, age 47 of Boston will be Arraigned in Chelsea District Court this morning after his arrest on Thursday afternoon in Revere. Chelsea Police have charged Bova with a multitude of charges including; Home invasion and Domestic Assault.
That arrest was a result of a multi-jurisdictional response to the Quality Inn on Route 1 in Revere yesterday where Bova was taken into custody without incident by the Massachusetts State Police STOP team.
Chelsea Officers earlier in the morning had responded to 44 Hawthorne Street for a report of a domestic assault. The arriving officers came upon the female victim in distress and her apartment door and window destroyed. She told officers that after being threatened and assaulted Bova fled the scene.
Chelsea and State Police were able to track the vehicle to the parking lot of the Quality Inn in Revere where Chelsea, Revere, Saugus and specialized units of the State Police converged. Bova who was peacefully removed from a hotel room and taken into custody.
Chelsea Police Detectives are continuing the investigation and additional charges may be forthcoming.
Chelsea Police remind the community they can report crimes or suspicious activity anonymously in various formats. Citizens can call the 24 hr “tips” line at 617-466-4880, email reports directly from the department’s website at www.chelseapolice.com or download for free the MYPD App that is compatible with both Android and Apple smartphones. All three ways are monitored and anonymous