Friday, July 21, 2017

Serial bicycle thief caught on camera. Arrested

Angel Ortiz
On July 19, 2017 at approximately 3:23PM as part of the TPD's aggressive anti-bike theft strategy officers were monitoring our public safety cameras system at the MBTA's Davis Sq. station. In conjunction there were several officers in the area. At this time a male, later identified as Angel Ortiz, 45, of Boston stole a mountain bike from the Elm Street side of the station. The officer monitoring gave a detailed description of Ortiz to the officers in the area.  As Ortiz peddled out of the station and he was quickly stopped and placed into custody. Ortiz was transported to the Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.






If Ortiz looks familiar....... well we issued a photo regarding a person of interest for stealing bicycles (see photo and posting here). Yes, that is Angel Ortiz the one in the same Ortiz depicted here.






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   



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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Help us stop these bicycle thiefs. Recognize him ? 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

The subject  depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to a Bicycle Larceny at Davis Square Station on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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   



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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Boston man arrested after he fare evades.

George Handy
On July 17, 2017 at approximately 2PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Mass Ave. Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as George Handy, 45, of Southbridge. Handy entered through the fare gates without paying, he "piggybacked" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Handy for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for his arrest issued out of Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Possession of a Class A drug, Breaking & Entering and Trespassing. Handy 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   



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Friday, July 14, 2017

Help the TPD ID this subject of Interest: Civil Rights violations

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 a Malicious Destruction of Property (Train window) and civil rights infractions at Ruggles MBTA Station on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at approximately 6:08 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   




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Boston woman arrested for Animal Cruelty.


On July 13, 2017 at approximately 10:30PM TPD Officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Dudley Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a female, later identified as Pamela Tyler, 51, of Boston. Tyler was in possession of a young pit bull dog. The officers observed the young dog named "mimi" attempt to lick the ground. At this time Tyler forcefully yanked on mimi's leash and with considerable force struck mimi in the face. Shortly thereafter, approximately 20 seconds, Tyler grabbed mimi by the head and proceeded deliver multiple blows to mimi's face and nose. The officers immediately intervened and prevented further harm to mimi.




Tyler was placed into custody for Cruelty to Animals. Tyler refused to cooperate with police and resisted being placed into the cruiser and spat upon the officers. Eventually officers were able to transport Tyler 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   



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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Another Bicycle Thief !!! Please help us ID him.


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 only relative to a larceny of a bicycle, on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Green Street MBTA Station, at 2:45 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   



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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Man wanted for Assaulting Police arrested by TPD after fare evading

James Tocchio
On July 10, 2017 at approximately 5:50PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Crime Suppression Team were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as James Tocchio, 42, of Boston fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Tocchio for the purposes of issuing a citation. Officers subsequently discovered there were several warrants in existence for Tocchio's arrest issued Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Disturbing the Peace and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.


Tocchio was placed into custody and 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   



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