Thursday, December 24, 2015

Smoking leads to another warrant arrest.

John Elliot
On December 22, 2015 at approximately 8:30pm Transit Police officers conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's South Station observed a male, later identified as John Elliot, 28, of Norwood smoking from a cigarette with a "NO SMOKING" sign directly behind him. Officers approached Elliot and subsequently discovered there were several warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Wrentham District Court for OUI-Drugs, Leaving the scene of personal injury, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Elliot was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at


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