Editor's note: The following incident is based on a Boston Police Department report.
A man had to be removed Friday night from the of the "unofficial mayor of West Roxbury," after he kept on taking photos of . The man was not arrested by the , but he allegedly said he was a "tracker" for the Massachusetts Democratic Party, assigned to film Brown.
Around 9 p.m. a Boston Police Department deputy working Lord Mayor Richie Gormley's Inauguration Party at West Roxbury's , was told by several people that a man was taking photos of Brown every step he took, according to a police report.
The deputy watched the man through the crowd following Brown and saw people pointing at the rogue photographer. After stopping the man, he explained he was a "tracker" only filming Brown for the Massachusetts Democratic Party. He stated Republicans do the same thing to Democrats.
The man left without any further incident after being asked to leave.
Members of the Republican and Democratic parties confirmed to West Roxbury Patch that both parties hire people to take photos of members of the opposing party.
West Roxbury Patch asked readers to select the "unofficial mayor" of the neighborhood and then followed up with a huge parade and fundraiser last weekend. The event attracted more than a dozen politicians, including Brown, Mayor Thomas Menino, city councilors, state representatives and state senators.