Friday, April 29, 2016

Recognize this subject ? Please contact us


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, April 23, 2016, at approximately 5:50 PM, the subject depicted within threatened the bus operator and broke a window on an MBTA bus at Quincy Center MBTA Station. 

 

The subject is described as follows;

  
 
A white male, approximately 30 years of age,  6’ in height, clean shaven, wearing a red, white and blue “Ford” baseball cap, a “Breaking Bad” graphic tank top, with red t-shirt underneath, black and green shorts, red sneakers with white laces. Tattooed right forearm and right calf.  The subject is believed to frequent the Quincy Center area.


media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com
  
The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


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Boston man identified, located & arrested in Lewdness investigation

Keith Graham-Smith
On April 28, 2016 the Transit Police posted photographs of a person of interest relative to an Open & Gross Lewdness investigation. (see posting here). Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives, Keith Smith, 21, of Dorchester was placed into custody on 04/28/2016. It is expected Smith will be arraigned sometime today in Dorchester District Court.



During Smith's booking process it was discovered there were two warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Roxbury District Court for Trespassing and Dedham District Court B&E-Felony and Larceny Over 250.00

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com
  
The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


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Thursday, April 28, 2016

TPD confirms fatality in Medford. Trespasser struck

On April 28, 2016 at approximately 7PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Medford for a report of a person possibly struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Medford Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, age unknown, while trespassing on the inbound track was struck by a Lowell Line MBTA commuter rail train in the vicinity of 662 Boston ave, Medford. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives along with representatives from the Middlesex County DA's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

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

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Recognize this subject ? ID sought in Open &Gross Lewdness 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.
On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at approximately 2:22 PM, the subject depicted within committed a lewd act on the platform at Savin Hill MBTA Station.

 
 

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

  
The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


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Monday, April 25, 2016

Boston man assault MBTA bus operator.

Jorge Diaz-Vasquez
On April 24, 2016 at approximately 6:45PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Warren and Moreland Street's Roxbury for a report of an MBTA bus operator who was assaulted. Upon arrival officers met with the bus operator as well as independent witnesses. Officers ascertained the following information: a male, later identified as Jorge Diaz-Vasquez, 44, of Boston boarded an MBTA bus but refused to pay his fare. The operator explained to Diaz-Vasquez he must pay his fare or exit the bus. Diaz-Vasquez stepped off the bus and spat upon the bus operator striking her and then fled the area.


Shortly thereafter Transit Police Officers while at Dudley MBTA station observed Diaz-Vasquez. As Officers approached Diaz-Vasquez he pushed a shopping carriage at the officers and fled. Officers gave chase and after a lengthy pursuit apprehended Diaz-Vasquez and placed him into custody for various assault charges. During the booking process Diaz-Vasquez provided a false name, officers subsequently discovered his true identity which revealed several warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Charlestown District Court for violation of the Commonwealth's Drug Laws.


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

  
The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Person of Interest. Recognize them ? Please contact us.


 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 Monday, April 4, 2016, the male subject depicted within took possession of a cell phone at Stony Brook MBTA Station after it's rightful owner briefly left the area.  


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

  
The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt   


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Friday, April 15, 2016

Point of Entry Policing nets 2 fare evasion violators with warrants

Shannon Smith
On April 14, 2016 at approximately 5PM Transit Police Officers assigned to the Central District were at the MBTA's Chinatown Station conducting Point of Entry Policing. While there they had their attention drawn to a female, later identified as Shannon Smith, 39, of Jamaica Plain. Smith entered through the fare gates without paying. Officers approached Smith and subsequently discovered there were active warrants for Smith's Arrest issued from Salem District for Shoplifting and Trespassing.


Shortly thereafter officers observed another male, later identified as Shaun Levesque, 34, assist other passengers enter into the paid area of the station without paying. Officers approached Levesque and subsequently discovered there were active warrants for his arrest issued from Lynn District Court for Larceny Over 250.00 and Trespassing. Both Levesque and Smith were transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.


 

Shaun Levesque
media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent 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