Saturday, November 8, 2014

UPDATE: Phone thief identified and arrested.

Arrest made
As part of an ongoing investigation into the theft of a cellular telephone taken from the decedent in an incident from November 6, 2014 (see posting here) a 26 year old male, Josue Gonzalez of Brockton, turned himself in at Transit Police HQ last night (11/07/14) at approximately 9:30pm. It is expected Gonzalez will be arraigned sometime on Monday November 10, 2014 in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Larceny.

The phone has been recovered.

We would like to( once again) thank our riding public for tips we received relative to this investigation. Additionally we are grateful for the media's role which was invaluable in highlighting this incident.

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