Thursday, September 3, 2015

Recognize this cell phone thief ?? Please contact us if you do.

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.


On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, the subject depicted within, took a passenger’s cell phone from her hands before fleeing off an MBTA bus onto Blue Hill Avenue near Mattapan Station.

The subject is described as follows;

·         Black male, 18-20 years of age, wearing a white t-shirt with dark colored sleeves, with a white number 3 on the right sleeve, jeans, white sneakers and a black dew rag.

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

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

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Register your Bike with REJJEE



Transit Police partners with Rejjee in effort to reduce bike thefts.

Transit along with Boston Police, Massachusetts State Police, Arlington Police, Somerville Police, Northeastern University Police, Boston University Police and Lesley University Campus Safety formed a collaborative partnership with the start up "Rejjee" to reduce bicycle thefts on the MBTA/in and around Boston and to assist owners in locating their stolen bicycle. 

What is Rejjee (further details here):

Rejjee your Ride is a free national bike registry that lets riders use their mobile phone to register their bikes (and an unlimited number of valuables) for free, complete with images serial number, and other defining information.  If any item is ever lost or stolen users can post a report on their phone and each report is immediately listed on the Rejjee crowd-sourced lost & found so friends, neighbors, and local police can view and respond in real-time.  To help reduce the$40-Billion online re-sale of stolen goods, the Rejjee platform also enables users to search by product category and serial number to verify an item prior to completing a sale on eBay or Craigslist.  “The implications for on-line re-sellers who do not verify with the Rejjee information can be a felony offense” - according to Rejjee President Gary O’Neil

Early success: within days of launching the campaign "Michael" whose bike was stolen was recovered by Transit Police officers on the MBTA was reunited with his bicycle after locating it on Rejjee. 

Media inquiries should be directed to LT. Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com 

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Pepperell woman netted by Point of Entry Policing.

Kyla Minard
On September 1, 2015 at approximately 8:30pm Transit Police officers were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. station. While there they observed a female, later identified as Kyla Minard, 24, of Pepperell smoking a cigarette in an area with several conspicuously "NO SMOKING" signs posted. Officers approached Minard for the purposes of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there were several warrants in existence for her arrest issued from Fall River District Court for Shoplifting 2 counts, New Bedford District Court for Shoplifting and Ayer District Court motor vehicle violations. Minard was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. During the booking process Minard was found to be in possession of numerous Gabapentin pills for which she did not have a prescription. Minard to be additionally charged with Possession of a Controlled Class E substance. It is expected Minard will be arraigned sometime today in South Boston District Court.

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

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Recognize this thief ?? Please contact us if you do.

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.


On Sunday, August 2, 2015, at 9:16 AM, the subject depicted within took a passenger’s cell phone from her back pocket while she waited for a train on the Orange Line platform at Downtown Crossing Station. The victim pursued the subject as he fled through the Temple Street exit. 


The subject is described as follows;

Black male, tall, thin build, approximately 24 years of age, wearing a purple ball cap, black t-shirt, black cargo style shorts and purple and black sneakers    


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

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

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Rehoboth woman netted by Point of Entry Policing

Ashley Desmarias
On August 20, 2015 at approximately 6:30pm Transit Police officers were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Back Bay station. While there they observed a female, later identified as Ashley Desmarias, 28, of Rehoboth fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Desmarias for the purpose of issuing a citation. Officers subsequently discovered there was an outstanding warrant in existence for Desmarias arrest issued from Boston Municipal Court for Larceny Over 250.00. Desmarias was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

During the booking process Desmarias was found to be in possession of over 2,700 dollars worth of stolen merchandise from a local department store. Desmarias was additionally charged with Receiving Stolen Property Over 250.00. Desmarias was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on 08/21/2015.

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

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

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Identification Sought. Recognize him ? Please call us.

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.

On Thursday, August 6, 2015, at approximately 2:30 PM, the male depicted within assaulted a male passenger at Ruggles MBTA Station.
 

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

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


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Persons of Interest; Recognize them ?

If you know the whereabouts or identity of these individuals 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.
 

On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at approximately 8:30 PM, an assault with injuries occurred on MBTA property in the area of Sullivan MBTA Station in Charlestown. Transit Police detectives are looking for assistance in identifying three persons of interest depicted within. 

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

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