On September 3, 2013 at approximately 11am Transit Police officers from Area 4 were on patrol at MBTA Ruggles Station. While there hey had occasion to observe a male, later identified as Juan Garcia
, 42 of Hyde Park fare evade by "Piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Garcia for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered Garcia had a warrant for his arrest issued by West Roxbury District Court for 2 counts of Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Furnishing a False Name. As officers were attempting to place Garcia into custody(the man with a warrant for assaulting police officers) he began to resist and assault and batter the officers. Really ? A violent struggle ensued and ultimately the officers were able to place Garcia into custody. Garcia was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.
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