On January 6, 2014 at approximately 4:40 pm at the MBTA Braintree Station Transit Police officers from Area 3 were conducting Point of Entry Policing and observed a male, later identified as Robert Merrill, 29 of East Weymouth, fare evade by "Piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Merrill for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there were three warrants in existence for his arrest. Merrill was wanted in Quincy District Court for Larceny Over 250.00, Larceny from a Building and Forgery/Uttering. Merrill was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process and issued a citation for fare evasion.
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