Monday, September 25, 2017

Seeking ID relative to Assault to Murder Investiagtion.


If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app

The subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to an Assault with Intent to Murder (Armed- Knife)  at Four Corners MBTA Commuter Rail Station in Dorchester, on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at approximately 9:00 PM.   


media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com



the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   



Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dorchester man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery

Joseph George
On September 12, 2017 at approximately 12 noon a female reported to Transit Police she was the victim of an Indecent Assault & Battery, The victim went on to furnish the following information: On 09/12/2017 while travelling on a Green Line Trolley with three young children in the vicinity of North Station, the victim bent over to lift up her carriage. At this time a male indecently assaulted her from behind. When she turned around the male was rubbing his pelvic area and made an inappropriate sexual comment.




Subsequent to an investigation conducted by Transit Police detectives, Joseph George, 37, of Dorchester was placed into custody on September 18, 2017 at MBTA North Station for Indecent Assault & Battery. George was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.


media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com



the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Medford man leads police in pursuit onto 93 South in Boston.

On September 19, 2017 at approximately 10:50am a Transit Police officer assigned to the Central District was traveling eastbound on Boylston Street when his attention was drawn to Chevy Silverado. The operator of the Silverado, later identified Gino Mitchell, 53, of Medford was pulled over at the intersection of Boylston and Washington Street's and engaged in what the officer believed to be a drug transaction with an unknown male. The officer performed a registry check of the vehicle Mitchell was operating and it came back as a stolen vehicle.



The TPD officer attempted to stop Mitchell in the area of Washington and Essex Street's however Mitchell refused to pull over and proceeded to enter onto 93 South. The officer followed Mitchell onto 93 South with his emergency lights and siren activated. Mitchell still refused to stop for the officer and continued travelling south on 93. The Massachusetts State Police assisted the TPD and attempted to deploy spike strips at exit 11B. This attempt was unsuccessful and Mitchell proceeded on. In the vicinity of the Braintree split MSP again deployed spike strips this time successful deflating the air and shredding Mitchell's tires. Near exit 5b in Randolph Mitchell finally surrendered by exiting his vehicle and laying down on the ground. Mitchell was placed in custody by Transit Police and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.





  During the booking process it was discovered there were several warrants in existence for Mitchell's arrest issued from Lawrence District Court for Failure to stop for Police, Negligent Operation of a MV, Unlicensed Operation and Refusing to ID self.


media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com



the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


Monday, September 18, 2017

ID Wanted regarding Stolen Credit Card Investigation.


If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app


The subject depicted above is wanted for questioning relative to Credit Card Fraud at  Harvard Square MBTA Station on Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 11:21 AM.



media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com



the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   

Friday, September 15, 2017

Transit Police confirm fatality on Franklin Line. Trespasser struck


On September 15, 2017 at approximately 6:15PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Dedham for a person possibly struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train. Several TPD units responded along with Dedham Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of the Cedar Street Bridge was struck by an outbound MBTA Commuter Rail train on the Franklin Line
. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police Detectives along with the Norfolk County DA's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com

Transit Police statement regarding London 09/15/2017

Statement from Superintendent Sullivan:


" our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the terrorist incident on the London Underground. This serves as a stark reminder transit systems around the world are a target rich environment for those with nefarious intent. Although we have no actionable intelligence nor have we been made aware of any threat, credible or otherwise, against the MBTA we will increase our uniform presence on the system. Additionally, we will deploy plainclothes officers specially trained to detect behaviors exhibited by individuals who pose a threat to our riding public. We will also closely monitor our public safety camera system. We encourage everyone to go about their business but remain aware of their surroundings and contact us should they see anything they deem suspicious. Together we can maintain as safe a system as possible ".



Trespassers struck in Natick.

On September 15, 2017 at approximately 5:30am Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Natick for a person possibly struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train. Several TPD units responded along with Natick Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a female, approximate age of 32 and a male, approximate age of 49 while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of the Speen Street Bridge was struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train. The female has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. The male has sustained serious but non life threatening injuries and was transported to a local area hospital for emergency treatment.

Transit Police Detectives along with the Middlesex County DA's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com