Friday, September 27, 2013

Cell phone robber-Arrested !!

Markeem Finlea
On September 23, 2013 at approximately 4 p.m.a female was the victim of an unarmed robbery while she waited for a bus at the MBTA Fields Corner station. The victim was speaking on her cell phone when a male came up from behind her and forcefully grabbed her cellular telephone and fled the station. Transit Police officers from Area 3 responded but the cell phone thief made good his escape.

On September 26, 2013 at approximately 2:50 p.m. the victim (referenced above) while passing through the Fields Corner MBTA noticed the male who had robbed her just days earlier inside the station. The victim quickly notified the Transit Police and officers from Area 3 responded and arrested Markeem Finlea, 21 of Dorchester for Unarmed Robbery. Finlea was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process and is expected to be arraigned sometime today in Dorchester District Court.

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The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.