Friday, August 17, 2012

TPD Officers arrest man w/Assault w/Intent to Murder warrant

Ronaldo Taylor/Transit Police
On August 16th, 2012 at approximately 9:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to Area 4 were at Forest Hills MBTA station on patrol when they observed a man, later identified as Ronaldo Taylor 39 of Roxbury, MA. Taylor was seated on a wall behind the bus inspector's booth in the busway and enjoying a smoke and a forty ounce container of beer. Officers approached Taylor to educate him in regards to smoking and drinking alcohol on MBTA property. Taylor furnished a false name and date of birth to mislead the officers from ascertaining his true identity. However the officers dilegence paid off and they were able to discover Taylor's true name.  Taylor was a wanted man, he had an active warrant for his arrest for Assault with Intent to Murder and Aggravated Assault and Battery. The warrant was issued by Chelsea District Court, Taylor was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the booking process and issued a Smoking citation in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 272/S43A.