Monday, July 24, 2017

Man wanted for Fraud draws attention to himself in Back Bay

Kevin Campbell
On July 24, 2017 at approximately 12PM Transit Police assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's Back Bay Station when an officer's attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Kevin Campbell, 48, of Dorchester. Campbell was consuming vodka while loitering in the lobby area. The officer approached Campbell and subsequently discovered there warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Defrauding a Restaurant, Defrauding an Innkeeper and Threats to Commit a Crime. Campbell was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.




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


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Friday, July 21, 2017

Serial bicycle thief caught on camera. Arrested

Angel Ortiz
On July 19, 2017 at approximately 3:23PM as part of the TPD's aggressive anti-bike theft strategy officers were monitoring our public safety cameras system at the MBTA's Davis Sq. station. In conjunction there were several officers in the area. At this time a male, later identified as Angel Ortiz, 45, of Boston stole a mountain bike from the Elm Street side of the station. The officer monitoring gave a detailed description of Ortiz to the officers in the area.  As Ortiz peddled out of the station and he was quickly stopped and placed into custody. Ortiz was transported to the Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.






If Ortiz looks familiar....... well we issued a photo regarding a person of interest for stealing bicycles (see photo and posting here). Yes, that is Angel Ortiz the one in the same Ortiz depicted here.






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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Help us stop these bicycle thiefs. Recognize him ? Please Contact us if you do.


If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app

The subject  depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to a Bicycle Larceny at Davis Square Station on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

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


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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Boston man arrested after he fare evades.

George Handy
On July 17, 2017 at approximately 2PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Mass Ave. Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as George Handy, 45, of Southbridge. Handy entered through the fare gates without paying, he "piggybacked" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Handy for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for his arrest issued out of Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Possession of a Class A drug, Breaking & Entering and Trespassing. Handy was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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


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Friday, July 14, 2017

Help the TPD ID this subject of Interest: Civil Rights violations

If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app



The subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to a Malicious Destruction of Property (Train window) and civil rights infractions at Ruggles MBTA Station on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at approximately 6:08 pm.


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


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Boston woman arrested for Animal Cruelty.


On July 13, 2017 at approximately 10:30PM TPD Officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Dudley Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a female, later identified as Pamela Tyler, 51, of Boston. Tyler was in possession of a young pit bull dog. The officers observed the young dog named "mimi" attempt to lick the ground. At this time Tyler forcefully yanked on mimi's leash and with considerable force struck mimi in the face. Shortly thereafter, approximately 20 seconds, Tyler grabbed mimi by the head and proceeded deliver multiple blows to mimi's face and nose. The officers immediately intervened and prevented further harm to mimi.




Tyler was placed into custody for Cruelty to Animals. Tyler refused to cooperate with police and resisted being placed into the cruiser and spat upon the officers. Eventually officers were able to transport Tyler to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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


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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Another Bicycle Thief !!! Please help us ID him.


If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app



The subject depicted above is wanted for questioning only relative to a larceny of a bicycle, on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Green Street MBTA Station, at 2:45 pm.









media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent 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   



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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Man wanted for Assaulting Police arrested by TPD after fare evading

James Tocchio
On July 10, 2017 at approximately 5:50PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Crime Suppression Team were conducting Point of Entry Policing at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as James Tocchio, 42, of Boston fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Tocchio for the purposes of issuing a citation. Officers subsequently discovered there were several warrants in existence for Tocchio's arrest issued Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Disturbing the Peace and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.


Tocchio 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 rsullivan@mbta.com


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



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Friday, July 7, 2017

Robbery of a 62 year old female. Help us ID.


If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app

The subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to an Unarmed Robbery at Ruggles MBTA Station on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at approximately 8:06 AM.  






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


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Trespasser struck Confirmed fatality. South Weymouth CR.



Death Investigation
On July 7, 2017 at approximately 9:20AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the South Weymouth Commuter Rail for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units along with Weymouth Fire and EMS responded. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a female, approximate age of 23, while trespassing on the Right of Way was struck by an outbound MBTA Commuter Rail train. The female has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives and representatives from the Norfolk County DA's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.




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

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Bicycle Thief !! Recognize him please contact us.

If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app

The subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to a Bike Larceny at Alewife MBTA Station on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at approximately 7:19 PM.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent 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   



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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Trespasser struck: Confirmed fatality

Death Investigation
On July 4, 2017 at approximately 12:40am Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the area of Parsons and Brookdale Street in Brighton for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Boston Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male approximate age of 21 while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an inbound MBTA commuter rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Suffolk County DA's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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

Monday, June 26, 2017

Find my Phone APP works again !!

Jeremy Gillis
On June 24, 2017 at approximately 6:30PM a Transit Police officer assigned to the North District was on patrol at the MBTA's Malden Center Station when he was approached by a victim who informed the officer his cell phone was stolen earlier in the day at Malden Center station. The victim went on to state he was utilizing the "Find my Phone APP" which indicated the phone was "pinging" on the Red Line near Central Sq. MBTA Station. With this information Transit Police were able to locate an individual, later identified as Jeremy Gillis, 33, of Cambridge at Prospect Street near River Street in Central Sq. Cambridge.


Gillis was found to be in possession of the victim's cell phone as well as other stolen credit cards. Gillis was placed into custody for Receiving Stolen Property and transported to Transit Police HQ for the booking process.


media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent 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   


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Friday, June 23, 2017

Trespasser struck on Lowell Line.

Death Investigation
On June 22, 2017 at approximately 11:45PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a report of a person who was possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units responded along Lowell Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information : in the vicinity of Lundberg and O'Neil Street a 28 year old male while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an outbound MBTA Commuter Rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Middlesex District Attorney's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Confirmed fatality. Trespasser struck Ruggles MBTA

Death Investigation
On June 22, 2017 at approximately 12:30PM a female, age not determined, was trespassing on the right of way Orange Line southbound side at Ruggles MBTA station. The woman was struck by the train and has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. This is still an active situation. The MBTA will set up a bus diversion while Transit Police detectives and representative of Suffolk County DA's Office process the scene. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Boston man arrested for Indecent Assault.

Stephen Bova
On June 20, 2017 at approximately 8:45PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station Bus Terminal when they were approached by a female victim who reported she was just indecently assaulted. The victim went on to state as she was plugging in her iPhone to charge she was indecently assaulted from behind by a male, later identified as Stephen Bova, 64, of Boston. The victim further informed the officers Bova was still on scene and seated upstairs in the terminal waiting area.


Officers immediately proceeded in that direction and located Bova who was positively identified by the victim. Bova was placed into custody for Indecent Assault & Battery and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.


media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent 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   


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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Recognize her ? Please contact us if you do.

UPDATE : Violin located.

The subject depicted within has been identified and is NO longer a person of interest and is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, a violin valued at $ 40,000.00 was lost at South Station at 12:04 am. The unidentified individual depicted above took possession of the violin after it was left behind. The violin has not been located as of Tuesday, 06/20/17. Information relative to the identity of the woman depicted is requested in an attempt to locate the violin and return it to the owner.  Contact the Transit Police Criminal Investigation Unit with any information you have at 617-222-1050 or anonymously via text at 873873.

 

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Media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com

Monday, June 19, 2017

Help us ID this person relative to an Indecent Assault Investigation.


If you know the whereabouts or identity of this individual please contact our Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. If you would like to assist our investigators but wish to remain anonymous you can always text us your tip to 873873 or use the anonymous feature on our SeeSay app







 


The subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to an Indecent Assault & Battery onboard a Blue Line train on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at approximately 8:20 AM.








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


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