Saturday, August 17, 2019

Triple Play !!!

On August 16, 2019 at approximately 6:15PM members of the TPD's Crime Suppression Team were at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station monitoring the rush hour crowds to ensure everyone's safety. While there they observed two males and a female activate the exit sensor of the fare gates from the unpaid side and then proceed through without paying. Officers approached the trio for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered all three had warrants in existence for their arrest:
David Silva, 32, of Quincy, Larceny & several motor vehicle violations.
Amanda Hester, 30, of Dorchester, Motor vehicle violations and
Jonathan Zakas, 35, of Manchester, NH, Drug violations, Receiving Stolen property, Possession of Burglarious tools and numerous motor vehcile violations.

All three were placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arest booking process.

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


Friday, August 16, 2019

South Boston man wanted in South Boston District Court nabbed by TPD.

Patrick Kennefick
On August 14, 2019 at approximately 5:11PM members of the Transit Police Crime Suppression Team were at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station monitoring the rush hour crowd to ensure the safety of our riding public. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as Patrick Kennefick, 35, of Dorchester. Officers believed Kennefick had warrants for his arrest and engaged him in conversation. Subsequently officers confirmed Kennefick was wanted out of South Boston District Court for Home Invasion, Assault w/a Dangerous Weapon, Receiving Stolen Property and Larceny. Kennefick 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 


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Everett man commits lewd act in front of several passengers. Arrested.

Abdalla Abo
On August 14, 2019 at approximately 7:25PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Malden Center Station for a report of male committing a lewd act. Upon arrival officers were met by victims/witnesses who relayed the following information: While standing on the Orange Line platform they heard grunting noises coming from the Commuter Rail platform and observed a male, later identified as Abdalla Abo, 26, of Everett with his genitals fully exposed committing a lewd act.


Abo was placed into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness and transported to TPD-HQ for the arrest booking process.

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


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Boston man sprays Bear Repellant inside Red Line train car.

Gregory Gomes
On August 13, 2019 at approximately 6:43PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station for a report of a male who may have dispersed an irritant from a can. Upon arrival officers were directed to the northbound platform where the subject, later identified as Gregory Gomes, 34, of Dorchester was laying down. Officers approached Gomes who blurted out " I accidently Blew it up". At this time Gomes revealed a Bear Repellant Spray in his open backpack.

Officers interviewed a witness who informed them while sitting inside the train car Gomes, for an unknown reason, removed a large can and dispensed it's contents for a "few seconds". This caused people in close proximity to suffer discomfort about the eyes.

Three individuals came forward to complain of respiratory distress/eye irritation. All three were treated and released on scene by Boston EMS.

Gomes was placed into custody, after a brief struggle, for Assault & Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon and Resisting Arrest.


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


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Leominster man arrested by TPD for damaging train window

Brian Howard
On August 12, 2019 at approximately 11:10AM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's State Street Station for a report of an unknown male who intentionally broke two train windows. Upon arrival officers ascertained the following: A male, while travelling on an Orange Line train, was punching and kicking the windows to the door causing them to spider web crack. The unknown male exited at State Street and fled.


Multiple TPD units conducted an area search for the offending male. A TPD MOP Unit officer, based on a description, stopped a male, later identified as Brian Howard, 27, of Leominster on Boylston Street. Howard was positively identified and placed into custody for Malicious Destruction of Public Property and transported to TPD-HQ for the arrest booking process.

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


Monday, August 12, 2019

Boston man assaults elderly person. Arrest made

Aaron Callender-Maloney
On August 10, 2019 at approximately 7:20PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Butler Station. As the trolley entered the female operator asked the officer for assistance. As soon as the officer boarded the trolley an unknown male fled. At this time the operator informed the officer of the following: Two unknown males boarded her trolley at Ashmont Station, one was carrying a bicycle. The operator informed the male he could not have the bicycle on board. The second male, later identified as Aaron Callender-Maloney, 26, of Boston became irate and remained on the trolley. Callender-Maloney threaten the operator as the trolley continued on stating " Don't think I'm going to let that slide". At one point the male removed his shirt and took a position close to the operator. At this time a 77 year old male victim attempted to calm Callender-Maloney down and diffuse the situation. Callender-Maloney responded by striking the victim with a closed fist in the face and then slapping him twice.

Determined officers conducted an area search and located Callender-Maloney, still shirtless, on River Street where they placed him into custody
for Assault & Battery on an Elderly Person. 

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


Friday, August 9, 2019

Suspicious Activity leads to arrest of couple at Govrnment Center.

Shannon O'Malley
On August 9, 2019 at approximately 8:52 AM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's Government Center Station when a concerned citizen approached the officers and informed them there was a man and woman engaged in a sex act behind the station.
Megan Dunn
Upon arrival officers observed a male, later identified as Shannon O'Malley, 45, of Fall River adjusting his pants and a female, later identified as Meghan Dunn, 41, of Boston seated on a bench. The couple denied any sexual activity had taken place however officers subsequently discovered both Dunn and O'Malley had warrants in existence for their arrest. (O'Malley's warrant issued from Boston Municipal Court for Disturbing the Peace & Dunn's warrant issued by Framingham District Court for Larceny).


Both parties were 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