Monday, June 27, 2022

Hateful Graffiti Incident MBTA Green Street Station. Help us ID person of interest.

 Transit Police detectives are investigating a graffiti incident where an unknown male spray painted a Swastika on MBTA property at the Green Street Station on June 24, 2022. The male subject depicted within is a person of interest relative to this investigation. If you know the identity or whereabouts of this person please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050 or send us an anonymous text to 873873.



 

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

Mattapan man wanted for Assaulting Police Officer attacks man at MBTA Back Bay Station.

 On June 26, 2022 at approximately 7PM 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 an assault. Upon arrival officers located a 58 year old male victim who informed the officers that as he was seated on a bench in the lobby of the commuter rail an unknown male without provocation closed fisted punched him in the face.  As the victim fell back the assailant removed one of the victim's sneakers and struck the victim again with his own sneaker. The victim sustained swelling on his face and a slight laceration on his arm. The victim then pointed out his attacker. 

Officers immediately approached the assailant later identified as Oscar Lyle, 55, of Mattapan. Officers soon discovered Lyle had several warrants in existence for his arrest issued out of Boston Municipal Court Central Division for Disorderly Conduct, Trespassing, Resisting Arrest and Assault & Battery on a Police Officer. Lyle 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, June 23, 2022

Assault by means of a Firearm Investigation. ID sought. Malden Center Station

 The subjects depicted within are wanted for identifications purposes relative to an Assault by means of a Firearm Investigation which occurred on June 18, 2022 at 4:30PM on board an MBTA bus at Malden Center Station. Anyone with information on their identity or whereabouts is asked to contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050 or you can send us an anonymous text to 873873.

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

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Observant TPD Officer arrests male armed with illegal firearm at Nubian Sq.

 On June 15, 2022 at approximately 10:20PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Ruggles Station for a report of an unknown male allegedly armed with a firearm. Upon arrival Transit Police officers conducted an area search along with Boston Police officers who were searching the area surrounding the station. Shortly thereafter officers located a female victim inside Ruggles Station who relayed her domestic partner assaulted her and then threatened her with a firearm. The male subject fled the area. 

On June 16, 2022 at approximately 12:20PM an observant Transit Police officer while patrolling Nubian Sq. Station spotted the assailant from the previous evening at the corner of Washington and Roxbury Street's. The officer along with several other TPD officers approached the male, identified as Lejuan Evans, 41, of Providence, RI. Evans was subsequently found to be in possession of a Glock 9mm handgun with a laser sight attached. The firearm contained a loaded high capacity magazine and a round in the chamber. Evans, who is not properly licensed to possess a firearm, was placed into custody without incident 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

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

UPDATE: Arrest made in Alewife assault investigation.

 UPDATE***********ARREST MADE IN ALEWIFE ASSAULT 

Transit Police detectives identified the male as Alexandr Ivanenko, 53, homeless shelter listed as residence. TPD issued a BOLO to our law enforcement partners and at approximately 9:21PM on June 13, 2022 the Quincy Police located Ivanenko in the 700 block of Hancock Street, Quincy. Quincy Police detained Ivanenko and Transit Police officers responded and placed Ivanenko into custody for Aggravated Assault for the attack at Alewife Station on June 13, 2022. Ivanenko was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. 

 See posting from yesterday here: (https://www.blogger.com/blog/post/edit/2848019256420683996/216075472821614544#)

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, June 13, 2022

Seeking the Identity of the person depicted within. Assault MBTA Alewife Station.


 On June 13, 2022 at approximately 8:30AM a female, 67 years of age, was walking alone into the MBTA's Alewife Station near the door of the main entrance. As the victim was passing a male walking in the opposite direction he suddenly and without provocation reached out and grabbed the woman by her neck and threw her to the ground. The assailant then simply walked away. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local area hospital for evaluation. 

The male depicted within is a person of interest. Anyone with information of the subject's identity or whereabouts is asked to contact Transit Police Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050 or text us anonymously to 873873. 



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

Please help the TPD ID these 2 subjects of interest re: Assault by Firearm Investigation.

 Transit Police detectives are seeking the identity or whereabouts of the two subjects of interest depicted within relative to an Assault by means of a Firearm Investigation. The incident occurred at the MBTA's Wollaston Station on June 10, 2022 at approximately 3PM. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Criminal Investigation Unit at 617-222-1050 or you can text us an anonymous tip to 873873.



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