Monday, September 17, 2018

TIPS from our MBTA Community lead to arrest of Level 3 Sex Offender

On Sunday September 16, 2018 we issued a photo depicting a male subject of interest relative to an Indecent Assault & Battery investigation. (see posting here). As a direct result of numerous tips that came in from members of our MBTA community Transit Police detectives arrested Tyler Grace, 36, of Winthrop this morning. Grace, a registered Level 3 Sex Offender, will be arraigned sometime today in Brookline District Court for the above referenced charge.

We would like to take this opportunity to once again praise and acknowledge all those who provided us with tips. You are directly responsible for the identification and getting a Level 3 Sex Offender off of the MBTA system and help bring justice to the victim in this matter.  Our MBTA community ALWAYS come through !! Together we can maintain as safe a system as possible

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



Sunday, September 16, 2018

Recognize this person of Interest RE: Indecent Assault & Battery Investigation.

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 an Indecent Assault & Battery onboard a Green Line trolley at Reservoir Station, on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at approximately 4:00 PM

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



Friday, September 14, 2018

ID wanted for Indecent Assault & Battery Investigation.

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 an Indecent Assault & Battery onboard Green Line trolley at Government Center Station on Friday, July 27, 2018 at approximately 11:20 PM.

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




Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Trespasser struck in Waltham.

On September 12, 2018 at approximately 7PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Waltham for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Waltham Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximately 20 years of age, while trespassing on the westbound track on the Fitchburg Line, in the vicinity of 400 River Street was struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. The male has sustained serious injuries and has been transported to a Boston hospital for emergency treatment.

Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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

Monday, September 10, 2018

Chelsea man arrested for Indecent Assault at Downtown Crossing MBTA

Isaiasa Plaza
On September 9, 2018 at approximately 10AM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Downtown Crossing station to meet a victim of an assault. Upon arrival officers were met by a female who reported the following: while walking in the corridor from the Red Line to the Orange Line the victim was Indecently Assaulted by an unknown male. The unknown male then fled towards the Chauncy Street exit. The victim provided officers with a description of her assailant.

TPD officers conducted a thorough area search and located Isaisa Plaza, 18,  of Chelsea who was positively identified as the offending male. Plaza was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. Plaza will face the charge of Indecent Assault & Battery in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division.

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




Sunday, September 9, 2018

Trespasser struck confirmed fatality Porter Sq.

On September 9, 2018 at approximately 7AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a person possibly struck by a Red Line train at Porter Sq. MBTA Station. Multiple TPD units responded along with Cambridge Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, 66 years of age, while trespassing on the right of way approximately 10 yards into the northbound tunnel was struck by a Red Line train. The male was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. A temporary bus shuttle service was set up. Service has resumed normal and the scene is clear.

Transit Police detectives and the Middlesex District Attorney's Office is investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected. NO further updates.

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

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Boston man arrested for Assaulting an elderly male.

Wallace prior to assault.
On September 3, 2018 at approximately 10:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's JFK-UMass station for a report of an elderly man who was assaulted. Upon arrival officers located a 75 year old male victim who had visible wounds to his face requiring a transport to the hospital for treatment/evaluation. Prior to being transported the victim stated he was set upon by an unknown male who instigated a physical confrontation with him. The assailant while standing over the victim, who was seated inside the train car, struck the victim in the face multiple times as well as spat upon him. The assailant then fled. Witnesses corroborated the victim's version of events.
Wayne Wallace

Subsequent to a expeditious and thorough investigation by Transit Police detectives Wayne Wallace, 39, of Boston was placed into custody on September 5, 2018 for the above referenced assault.


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