Thursday, May 23, 2019

Train pedestrian in Concord.

On May 23, 2019 at approximately 12:50PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Concord Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Concord Police, Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A female, approximate age of 70, was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Fitchburg line. The victim sustained serious injuries and was med flighted to a Boston hospital for emergency treatment. There was approximately 25 passengers on board no other injuries reported.


Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.


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

Update: Arrest made in Shawmut Armed Robbery incident.

Alexis Mason
On May 21, 2019 we posted images of a person of interest relative to an Armed Robbery Investigation at the MBTA's Shawmut station. (see posting here). Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives Alexis Mason, 21, of Dorchester was placed into custody, on May 22, 2019 for the incident.



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

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Public Service Announcement/Warning

On May 21, 2019 we posted photo's of a person of interest relative to an Armed Robbery Investigation (see posting here). In this incident the victim was offering an expensive iPhone for sale via social media. The suspect in this matter responded to the victim's ad and requested the victim conduct the exchange at an MBTA station. The victim agreed and was subsequently robbed and assaulted. Unfortunately this scenario has played out several times in the past.


If you chose to sell or buy items advertised on social media and the seller/buyer requests on meeting at an MBTA station PLEASE insist the exchange take place in the lobby of MBTA Transit Police HQ, 240 Southampton Street, Roxbury, MA. 02118. We are accessible via the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Red Line station and MBTA Bus Route's 8, 9 and 10. (see additional MBTA options here)


If this is not a convenient option please consider utilizing your local police department.


Our number one priority is the safety of our riding public and we encourage you to follow our suggestion above when buying or selling items via social media. Thank You


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





Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Subject of Interest Regarding Armed Robbery 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 individual within is wanted for questioning relative to Armed Robbery. The incident occurred at Shawmut MBTA Station on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 6:20PM











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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tips from our MBTA community result in the identification of assailants.

On May 13, 2019 we posted images of individuals of interest relative to an Assault & Battery resulting in serious injuries at the North Quincy MBTA Station. (see posting here) As a direct result of numerous tips we received from our MBTA community the following persons have presented themselves at Transit Police HQ;
Stiles Bezema, 21, of Wrentham,
Antonio Green, 31, of Feeding Hills
John Pritoni, 29, of Norfolk
Thomas Pritoni, 23, of Norfolk

The above individuals were arrested on Aggravated Assault & Battery resulting in serious injuries.


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


Monday, May 13, 2019

Alleged Boston Bruins fans viciously beat victim causing facial fractures. Recognize them ?

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 subjects depicted above are wanted for questioning relative to an Aggravated Assault & Battery at North Quincy MBTA Station on Friday, May 10, at approximately 12:00 AM.


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



Friday, May 10, 2019

Haverhill man in possession of Stun Gun caught Fare Evading.


Seth Sparks
On May 9, 2019 at approximately 6PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Crime Suppression Team were at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station conducting Point of Entry Policing. While they observed a male, later identified as Seth Sparks, 21, of Haverhill fare evade by pushing his way through the fare gates without paying. Officers approached Sparks for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there were warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Haverhill District Court for Motor Vehicle Violations. As Sparks was being placed into custody he admitted to the officers he had a "Stun Gun" in his bag in violation of Massachusetts law.

Sparks was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process and additionally charge for possession of the Electronic Control Weapon.


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