Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Man with MBTA warrant fare evades, gets arrested

Transit Police/Tuarek Dugha
On September 25th, 2012 at approximately 5:30 pm Transit Police officers assigned to Area 3 were conducting fare evasion enforcement at Quincy Center MBTA station. While there their attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Taurek Dugha, 31 of Quincy, MA. Dugha entered the paid area of the station without paying, he "piggybacked" in behind a paying customer. This is the same Tuarek Dugha who was arrested by Transit Police on 08/14/2012 for distribution of marijuana at Quincy Center station ( Dugha posted bail on that arrest with the promise to appear in Quincy District Court the following morning (08/15/2012) but he failed to show up. Subsequently a default warrant was issued for Dugha by Quincy District Court for Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. Officers placed Dugha into custody for the outstanding MBTA warrants and transported him to Transit Police HQ. Dugha will appear in Quincy District Court sometime today. He was also issued a citation for fare evasion.

Transit Police/Robert Kyller
Also at Quincy Center, approximately one hour after the above incident Transit Police officers observed another male, later identified as Robert Kyller, 34 of Braintree, MA. enter the paid area without paying by "piggybacking" in behind a paying patron. Officers stopped Kyller for the purposes of issuing a citation and discovered there was 3 outstanding warrants in existence for Kyller's arrest issued from Quincy District Court for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws. Kyller was placed into custody for the warrants and transported to Transit Police HQ for processing. Kyller was also issued a citation for fare evasion and will appear in Quincy District Court sometime today.