Boston man arrested for exposing himself. MBTA DTC
On April 27, 2014 at approximately 7:10pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to Downtown Crossing (Red Line) MBTA station for a report of a male exposing himself. Upon arrival officers were met by two female reporting parties who relayed the following information; while traveling on a northbound Red Line train the victims noticed a male, later identified as Richard Johnson, 48 of Boston sitting directly across from them. Johnson had his penis out of his pants and was masturbating/fondling himself. Johnson was making lewd comments (directed at the victims) during this time. Johnson exited the train at Downtown Crossing station. Officers placed Johnson into custody and transported him to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Johnson will be arrainged sometime today in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Open & Gross Lewdness.