Thursday, March 17, 2016

Revere man arrested for Open & Gross Conduct.

Francis Costa
On February 26, 2016 at approximately 6:30pm in the vicinity of Longwood Avenue in Boston a female passenger was traveling on a Route 65 bus when she observed a male, seated in close proximity to her,  watching a video on his cellular telephone and masturbating.

On March 15, 2016 after a thorough investigation by Transit Police detectives Francis Costa, 47, of Revere was arrested at his residence for Open & Gross Conduct. Costa appeared in Roxbury District Court the following day and was formally arraigned.

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