Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Boston man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery

Uwadiae Ukponmwan
On May 23, 2015 at approximately 12:20pm Transit Police Officers working in Area 4 received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Prudential station for a report of an assault. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, a 23 year old female, who informed them as she entered the station a male indecently assaulted her. The victim then pointed out the male assailant who was still present in the station. Officers approached the male, later identified as Uwadiae Ukponmwan, 32, of Boston and placed him into custody for Indecent Assault & Battery and transported him to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Ukponmwan will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division sometime today.

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at 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, May 22, 2015

UPDATE: Malden man arrested for Open & Gross Lewdness State Street

Philip Urban
UPDATE********** On May 21, 2015 we posted images of a person of interest relative to an Open & Gross Lewdness act committed at the MBTA's State Street Station on 05/15/2015 (see posting here). Subsequent to an investigation members of the Transit Police Special Crimes Unit did place Philip Urban, 50, of Malden into custody last night at approximately 7PM in Malden. It is expected Urban will be arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Open & Gross Lewdness.

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at 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, May 21, 2015

Wanted for Identification. Open & Gross Lewdness

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 Special Crimes Unit at 617-222-1170. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain 100% anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app.

On May 15, 2015 at approximately 2:30pm at the MBTA's State Street station, Orange Line, the individual depicted within committed an Open & Gross Lewdness act.



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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Recognize this person ? 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 Sunday, May 3, 2015, at approximately 5:20 PM, the subject depicted within assaulted an Orange Line  passenger (Over 60 years in age) between State Street and Downtown Crossing Stations.

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at 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
 

 

Monday, May 18, 2015

Man wanted for Sex Offense arrest by TPD.

Gregory Haywood
On May 17, 2015 at approximately 1AM Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Tufts Medical Center station for a report of a male being hostile towards other patrons. Upon arrival officers were met by the reporting party who informed the officers a male, later identified as Gregory Haywood, 51, of Roslindale was aggressively panhandling. Officers approached Haywood and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for Haywood's arrest issued from Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Indecent Assault & Battery on a person Over 14. Haywood was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at 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, May 15, 2015

Press conference: Chief Green & Sgt. Donohue

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Statement from Sgt. Richard "Dic" Donohue.

Please see below for a statement from Sergeant Richard "Dic" Donohue relative to today's sentencing decision.  At this time we request the media to respect Sgt. Donohue's and his family's privacy and allow him time to process the day's events. We thank you for coming out to his promotion ceremony today and reporting on his herculean efforts to get back on "The Job".  We are very proud of Sgt. Donohue and wish him great success in his new role as a supervisor. Transit Police.


"Just over two years after the events that impacted us as a community and a nation, we can finally close this chapter in our lives.  The verdict, undoubtedly a difficult decision for the jury, gives me relief and closure as well as the ability to keep moving forward ". Sergeant Donohue
 
Media inquiries should be directed to LT. Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com
 
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