Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Wanted Cambridge man, openly rolling marijuana cigarette. Arrested

Jamal Roscoe
On September 15, 2014 at approximately 6pm a Transit Police officer on patrol at Dudley MBTA station had his attention drawn to a male, later identified as Jamal Roscoe, 23, of Cambridge. Roscoe was seated in the busway and was rolling himself what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette. Upon approach of the officer Roscoe quickly dropped the green vegetable matter to the ground and began to mash it into the pavement with his foot. Subsequently the officer discovered Roscoe was a wanted man out of Cambridge District Court; warrants issued for Assault on a Person Over 65, Assault & Battery on a person Over 65 and Unlicensed Operation of a MV. Roscoe was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

media inquiries should be directed to 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, September 13, 2014

Fugitive nabbed by Transit Officers at Andrew Sq. MBTA

Christopher Sweeney
On September 12, 2014 at approximately 1:30pm Transit Police officers working in Area 3 were on patrol at Andrew Sq. MBTA station when their attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Christopher Sweeney, 31 of Boston. Sweeney was smoking a cigarette in close proximity to several "No Smoking" signs. Officers approached Sweeney to educate him relative to the Commonwealth's laws regarding smoking on MBTA property. Subsequent to their encounter officers discovered Sweeney was a wanted man by the Broward County Sheriff's Office of Florida. There were Florida warrants in existence for Sweeney's arrest issued for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Attempted Burglary of a Dwelling and Grand Theft in the 3rd Degree.

After confirming Broward County Sheriffs would extradite Sweeney he was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. Sweeney will be additionally charged with being a Fugitive of Justice.

media inquiries should be directed to 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




Friday, September 12, 2014

Identification sought. Recognize him ? Please contact us if you do.

Transit Police Detectives are seeking the identity of the individual depicted within. 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 Saturday, August 30, 2014, the male subject depicted within approached a female patron at the Fields Corner MBTA Station and assaulted her with a knife. 
The subject is described as follows;
·         Asian male, approximately 5’07” in height, slight build, a pointed facial/chin hair. Often wears sunglasses and gloves attached to the outside of a black “Addidas” brand back pack        


media inquiries should be directed to 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, September 11, 2014

MBTA Green Line Trolley safety tips

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Point of Entry Policing-Quincy Center station

Nicole Walsh
On September 10, 2014 at approximately 2pm Transit Police officers were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Quincy Center station. While there they observed a female, later identified as Nicole Walsh, 23, of Quincy, fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Walsh for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for her arrest issued out Plymouth District Court for Larceny. Walsh was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

media inquiries should be directed to 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, September 9, 2014

Two Boston men caught defacing MBTA Red Line car.

Corey Deltufo
On September 8, 2014 at approximately 8pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to Downtown Crossing MBTA station for a report of Graffiti in progress. Upon arrival officers were provided with a description of two males by a witness who observed the offending males spray painting and marking the operator's door within a Red Line car. Officers located two males, later identified as Corey Deltufo, 18, and Manuel Ortiz, 18, both of Boston on the platform who matched the description provided.

 Deltufo's hands were covered in red  paint (same color that was used to deface train door) and they were in possession of Sharpie King Size permanent markers also in the colors used to deface train door. The witness positively identified Deltufo and Ortiz as the offending males and both subjects were placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected both will be arraigned sometime today in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Tagging.
Manuel Ortiz
media inquiries should be directed to 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