Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Level 3 Sex Offender netted by Point of Entry Policing.

Jim Watts
On June16, 2015 at approximately 9:25am Transit Police officers working in Area 3 were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. station. While there they observed a male, later identified as Jim Watts, 49, of Boston fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Watts for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered Watts is a Level 3 Sex Offender who is in violation of the Sex Offender Registry Laws. Watts was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. 

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com


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