Friday, November 15, 2013

Man wanted for Assaulting Police Officer arrested at Jackson Sq.

Jason Ciulla
On November 14, 2013 at approximately 2:30 pm Transit Police officers from Area 4 were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the Jackson Sq. MBTA station. While there they observed a male, later identified as Jason Ciulla, 33 of East Boston, fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Ciulla for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there were 3 Warrants in existence for Ciulla's arrest. Ciulla was wanted in Boston Municipal Court for Shoplifting and East Boston District Court for Violation of the Commonwealth's Drug Laws and Assault & Battery on a Police Officer. Ciulla was taken into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. Additionally, Ciulla was issued a citation for Fare Evasion.

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