Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Salem man arrested for Indecent Assault

Frentz Joseph
On April 4, 2014 at approximately 1:20pm a female reported the following to Transit Police; as she was travelling on an outbound Green Line trolley she was Indecently Assaulted by an unknown male as the train departed Copley MBTA station.

Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives Frentz Joseph, 32 of Salem was arrested on April 7, 2014 at approximately 7 pm at MBTA Park Street station. Joseph was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process and is expected to be arraigned sometime today in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Indecent Assault & Battery.

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

If you have witnessed and/or been a victim of sexual harassment/assault while on the MBTA please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. The Transit Police take these issues with the utmost seriousness and our detectives will work diligently to identify and hold those individuals, who engage in such behavior, accountable for their criminal acts.