Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Man arrested for Indecent Assault that occured on MBTA bus

Jean Gilles
On August 23, 2013  Transit Police officers met with a female who reported she was a victim of an Indecent Assault & Battery that occurred onboard an MBTA route 39 bus at approximately 4 pm as it travelled in the vicinity of Huntington Avenue. In addition to the female victim a witness also came forward to report her observations.

Subsequent to an investigation conducted by Transit Police detectives an arrest warrant was issued for Jean Gilles, 30 of Brighton on September 16, 2013 for the above listed assault. On September 17, 2013 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Gilles was taken into custody by TPD Detectives at his residence. Gilles was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. Gilles is expected to be arraigned sometime tomorrow in West Roxbury District Court for Indecent Assault & Battery.

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