Wednesday, October 31, 2012
No Tricks or Treats for would be fare evader
On October 31st, 2012 at approximately 11:00AM a Transit Police officer working in plain clothes was entering Park Street station. As the officer was stepping through the fare gates he observed a male, later identified as Michael Cammisaro, 57 of Waltham, MA. attempting to "piggyback" in behind him without paying his fare. The officer stopped and inquired what Cammisaro was trying to do, Cammisaro responded by shouting "MOVE, MOVE MOVE !". Then Cammisaro proceeded to physically assault the officer by shoving him with both hands and attempt to force him through the fare gates. The officer and Cammisaro struggled, the officer was able to gain control of Cammisaro and cease the assault. Cammisaro was placed into custody for Assault and Battery and transported to Transit Police HQ for booking. Cammisaro will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court sometime on 11/01/12.