Thursday, February 7, 2013

Operation Fare Game results in multiple arrests

On the evening February 6, 2013 Transit Police officers from Area 2 were conducting "Operation Fare Game" at Central Sq. MBTA station. During the course of the operation the following individuals were taken into custody after they entered through the fare gates without paying their fare and subsequently discovered to have warrants in existence for their arrest;

Daniel Nelligan 24 of Whitman, warrant issued from Boston Municipal Court for Larceny.

Devin Miller 20 of Boston, warrant issued from Boston Municipal Court for Larceny from the person.

Joshua Russell 24 of Plymouth, warrant issued from Hingham District Court for Selling Liquor to Persons Under 21

The above listed were transported to Transit Police HQ for the booking process and also received a 50.00 dollar citation for fare evasion.

Later that evening (02/06/2013) at approximately 11 p.m. plainclothes Transit Police detectives/officers were at South Station MBTA Bus Terminal on a narcotics investigation. While there they did encounter a female, later identified as Holly Bates 24 of Leicester, who was a Fugitive from Justice. Bates had an active warrant in existence for her arrest issued out of the state of Vermont (Windsor Superior Court-Criminal Division) with extradition approved by the Windsor County States Attorney. Bates was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the booking process. Bates will appear in Boston Municipal Court sometime today for the charge of being a Fugitive of Justice and is expected to be extradited to Vermont.