Monday, January 27, 2020

Male assaulted and robbed at Back Bay Station. Arrested by TPD

Anthony Zaniboni
On January 25, 2020 at approximately 9:30AM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Back Bay station for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, a male 62 years of age, and witnesses who relayed the following information: The victim while standing on the Orange Line platform was assaulted in the back of his head with a closed fist by a male who also relieved the victim of his sunglasses. The victim was struck with enough force that he fell to the ground. While on the ground the assailant struck the victim several more times about his face and head. Witnesses provided responding officers with a detailed description and an area search was conducted.

The initial area search was unsuccessful, however determined officers never gave up and at approximately 12PM located a male, later identified as Anthony Zaniboni, 33, of Boston on Summer & Chauncy Street in Boston matching the description given. Officers approached Zaniboni and soon discovered there were several warrants in existence for his arrest issued out of Boston Municipal Court for Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Malicious Destruction of Property and Trespassing. Zaniboni was also in possession of the victim's sunglasses and admitted to the robbery. Zaniboni was placed into custody and transported to TPD 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

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Yes he did return.

Michael Coyne
On December 31, 2019 we posted on our newsblog relative to an arrest at MBTA Aquarium Station. (See posting here). Fast forward to January 22, 2020 at 9PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at Aquarium Station when a concerned citizen informed them the male who fled from them back in December 2019 was just in the station. Officers quickly located the male, Michael Coyne, 38, of Boston. Coyne was placed into custody for several outstanding warrants for his arrest issued from Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Domestic Assault & Battery, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Assault, Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon.

Coyne was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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


Friday, January 17, 2020

West Newton CR.

On January 17, 2020 at approximately 10AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's West Newton Commuter Rail station for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Newton Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: An adult female, approximate age of 20, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on Track 2. The female was transported to a local area hospital with serious injuries. TPD Detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected

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

Friday, January 10, 2020

Brooklyn man caught with 10 pounds of Marijuana.

On January 9, 2020 at approximately 3:16PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station Bus Terminal. While there they were approached by a concerned employee at the Bus Terminal of a very pungent odor of marijuana coming from a particular travel bag located near the Concord Coach Bus lane. Subsequent to an investigation officers discovered the bag contained just over 10 pounds of marijuana and a scale. The owner of the marijuana, Steve Theard, 36, of Brooklyn, New York was placed into custody for Possession with the Intent to Distribute. Theard was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

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


Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Sharon man caught fare evading was wanted in Somerville District Court.

Daniel Namiatov
On January 7, 2020 at approximately 12:47PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. station when their attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Daniel Namiatov, 25, of Sharon. Namiatov fare evaded by "Piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Namiatov for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for Namiatov's arrest issued out of Somerville District Court for Receiving Stolen Property Over 1,200.00. Namiatov was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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


Revere man caught breaking into Dunkin Donuts at Ruggles Station.

Kamil Mogielnicki
On January 7, 2020 at approximately 3:46AM Transit Police officers assigned in the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Ruggles Station for an individual breaking into the Dunkin Donuts located within. Upon arrival officers observed a male, later identified as Kamil Mogielnicki, 35, of Revere. Mogielnicki had a t-shirt covering his face only his eyes were visible. Officers detained Mogielnicki and ascertained the following: An employee was present inside the Dunkin Donuts and fearfully watched as Mogielnicki attempted to break inside using a knife and blunt object on the window. The employee then called 911.

Mogielnicki was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. During this process it was discovered there was a warrant for Mogielnicki's arrest  issued from Dorchester District Court for Drug Possession. Additionally, during the booking process Mogielnicki was found to be in possession narcotics for which he did not have a prescription.

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


Saturday, January 4, 2020

Newton Center

On January 4, 2020 at approximately 7:45PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Newton Center MBTA station for a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Newton Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a female, approximate age of 40, was struck by an inbound Green Line train on the D branch. The woman has been transported to a local area hospital with serious injuries.

Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. No further information available at this time.

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