Friday, January 24, 2014

Quincy man arrested for Lewdness

James Cox
On January 21, 2014  Transit Police officers working in Area 3 took a report from a female who informed the officers of the following; at approximately 2 pm while traveling on an inbound Red Line train a male seated across from her began to masturbate while looking directly at her. This occurred in the vicinity of JFK/UMass station. Upon completion the male smeared the end result of his act onto the seat next to him and exited at either Andrew Sq. or Broadway MBTA station.

Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives James Cox, 45 of Quincy was arrested for Open & Gross Lewdness at Transit Police HQ on January 23, 2014. It is expected Cox will be arraigned in South Boston District Court sometime today.

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