Saturday, March 29, 2014

Dorchester woman caught selling drugs inside Red Line train.

Rebecca Donahue
On March 28, 2014 at approximately 1:10pm Transit Police detectives were travelling on a southbound Red Line train and observed a female, later identified as Rebecca Donahue, 42 of Dorchester distribute a controlled class C substance (Klonopins) to a male, later identified as Michael King, 30 also of Dorchester in exchange for money. This transaction took place inside the train car as it stopped at the JFK/UMass MBTA station in Dorchester.

Detectives approached the duo and placed them into custody. Donahue was found to be in possession of additional narcotics, a controlled class B substance (Suboxone). Both subjects were transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Donahue and King will be arraigned sometime on 03/31/2014 in Dorchester District Court for violation of the Commonwealth's Drug Laws.

Michael King
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