Saturday, January 5, 2013

Self admitted Kleptomaniac arrested South Station

On January 4th, 2013 at approximately 10:05pm Transit Police officers assigned to Area 1 received a radio call to respond to South Station for a larceny in progress. While en route the officers were updated the victim was now chasing the suspect, who was in possession of their ill gotten gains, out of South Station and onto Summer Street. Officers caught up to both parties on the bridge at Summer Street and Dorchester Ave. The victim, an MBTA employee, furnished the following information to officers on scene: at approximately 10:00pm the victim returned to the Inspector's booth on the Silver Line platform at South Station. It was at this time he noticed the suspect, later identified as Nyllabrii Raikou 20 of Boston, inside the booth. Upon noticing the victim Raikou exited and began to walk away. The victim immediately went inside the booth and noticed his personal bag was missing containing his cell phone and other items as well as a MBTA radio battery.

Upon noticing the victim still following her and seeing the flashing blue lights of a Transit Police cruiser less then a block away Raikou tossed the victim's bag with all its contents into the Fort Point Chanel. Officers made several attempts to recover the bag however the currents were moving to swiftly.

Officers placed Raikou under arrest for Larceny and transported her to Transit Police HQ for the booking process. Raikou admitted to officers that indeed she did enter the Inspector's booth and steal the victim's belongings. Her reason for doing so " I couldn't help it, I'm a Kleptomaniac ".  Raikou is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on Monday January 7th, 2013.