October 22, 2012
Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe
Police have increased their presence in the North End because of noise complaints from residents.
Two police officers travel through the North End in their marked cruiser.
Brian Feulner for The Boston Globe
Sergeant Thomas Lema showed some of the trouble spots throughout the North End where residents have complained about noise.
Weekend nights and early mornings bring a steady stream of people to the North End.
Sergeant Lema told noisy walkers to quiet down as they entered the North End early Sunday morning.
Alex Blaze, 18, Julianne Jeha, 18, and AJ Furtado, 19, yelled while standing on Hanover Street after 1 a.m.
Karen Tamms and Jeremy Berkowitz of Boston walked down Hanover Street around 1:45 a.m. looking for a cab.
Michelle Fleming, 21, of Boston spoke with Sergeant James Earle as he stood outside Bova's Bakery at 2 a.m.
Sergeant Lema got the attention of partygoers at a noisy apartment to tell them to quiet down.
A couple walked together along Margaret Street at 2:30 a.m. in the North End.