Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Trespasser struck: MBTA Haymarket station

Investigation
*****UPDATE*****
8:30pm the male has been pronounced with an absence of life as a result of injuries sustained.

On October 29, 2014 at approximately 5:40pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to Haymarket MBTA station for a report of a person struck by a Orange Line train. Multiple Transit Police units responded as well as the Boston Fire Department and Boston EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, approximately in his 40's, while trespassing in the right of way was struck by a southbound Orange Line train. Boston Fire Department personnel were able to extract the male from beneath the train. Boston EMS provided emergency treatment and transported the male to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries. Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances leading to the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

Service in and out of the station was shut down temporarily. Northbound service has resumed and southbound is expected to resume shortly.

media inquiries should be directed to rsullivan@mbta.com

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Wanted for Identification: Do you know him ?

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 Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at approximately 8:20 pm., the male subject depicted within intentionally exposed his genitalia to several passengers on a southbound, Orange Line, MBTA train, between Back Bay and Mass Ave Stations. The subject departed at Mass Ave MBTA Station.


media inquiries should be directed to 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






 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Jamaica Plain man arrested for attempting to rob an elderly woman

Robert Johnson
On October 27, 2014 at approximately 11:25pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Back Bay station for a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival officers were met the victim, a 62 year old female, and several concerned citizens. The group provided a description of the offending male and informed the officers the male fled out of the station towards Dartmouth Street. Officers immediately proceeded in that direction and observed the prepatrator, later identified as Robert Johnson, 49, of Jamaica Plain being restrained on the sidewalk (Dartmouth St.) by an unknown male.

Officers were furnished with the following sequence of events by the victim as well as a witness; the victim had disembarked from a Route 39 bus when she was approached by Johnson who was seeking  money. The victim continued on her way and Johnson followed her into the station eventually standing in front of her blocking her path. Johnson forcefully pushed the victim to the ground, struck her in the torso area and attempted to take her handbag. At this time a good citizen came to her aid and Johnson fled out of the station.

Johnson was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Johnson will be arraigned sometime today in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Assault to Rob (Unarmed) and Assault & Battery on an Elderly Person.

media inquiries should be directed to 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, October 24, 2014

Cambridge man arrested for Assault

Christopher Hicks
On October 23, 2014 at approximately 7:55pm Transit Police officers working in Area 2 received a radio call to respond to Harvard Sq., MBTA station for a report of a person who was assaulted. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, a 30 year old male, who informed the officers of the following: while traveling on a northbound Red Line train the victim's attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Christopher Hicks, 26, of Cambridge who was harassing numerous females on board on the train. Hicks, without provocation, then focused his attention onto the victim who attempted to ignore Hicks' boisterous conduct. As the victim was exiting the train at Harvard Sq., station Hicks deliberately kicked the back of the victim's feet forcing him to lose his balance. The victim asked Hicks to cease his behavior and continued on his way. Hicks followed the victim a short distance and then suddenly struck him in the head with a closed fist.

Hicks , who was still inside the station, was pointed out by the victim as well as a witness to the incident. Officers approached Hicks who refused to furnish his name and was generally uncooperative and hostile towards the officers. Hicks was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ,. During the booking process Hicks continued his violent behavior and refused to comply with simple instructions and assaulted the officer by kicking him. Hicks was brought under control and eventually processed. It is expected Hicks will be arraigned sometime today in Cambridge District Court for Assault & Battery and Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon to wit: shod foot.

media inquiries should be directed to 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


 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Point of Entry Policing-Forest Hills

Robert Pimental
On October 21, 2014 at approximately 4:32pm Transit Police officers were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Forest Hills station. While there they observed a male, later identified as Robert Pimental, 44, of Hyde Park fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Pimental for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for Pimental's arrest issued out of Dorchester District Court for Conspiracy, Attempt to Commit a Crime and Insurance Fraud. Pimental was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

media inquiries should be directed to 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, October 20, 2014

Recognize this subject ? 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 Monday, September 29, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., the subject depicted within indecently assaulted a female passenger at Ruggles MBTA Station along the main corridor near the Columbus Avenue Exit. 
The subject is described as follows;
·         A black male, heavy build, dark complexion, 6’0” feet in height, approximately 25 year of age, wearing blue basketball style shorts, and a light colored T-shirt

media inquiries should be directed to 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