Friday, May 24, 2013

Hot Dog man !!

Transit Police/Dana Reis
On May 24, 2013 at approximately 5am Transit Police officers from Area 4 received a radio call to respond to Forest Hills MBTA station for a suspicious male. Upon arrival officers were met by an observant MBTA employee who informed the officers a male, later identified as Dana Reis, 56 of Medford, appeared to be setting up/opening a hot dog stand in the lobby of the station that did not belong to him.. The T employee went on to state they have never seen Reis before and the vendor who usually works at the stand does not arrive til later in the morning. Officers engaged Reis in conversation who stated he was "filling in for his friend". However Reis could not provide a contact number for his friend nor could he produce a permit authorizing him to sell hot dogs at Forest Hills. Subsequently officers discovered there was several warrants in existence for Reis' arrest issued from Worcester District Court (Larceny & Defrauding an Innkeeper) and Boston Municipal Court (for numerous drug violations). Reis was placed into custody for the warrants and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

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