Saturday, May 27, 2017

Help us ID this person of Interest in 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 Assault & Battery Dangerous Weapon / Knife, inside the North Station Valenti Way lobby on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at approximately 12:10 PM.



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


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Friday, May 26, 2017

Registered Sex Offender arrested for Lewd Act on MBTA Trolley

Robert Widberg
On May 25, 2017 at approximately 9:30pm Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Coolidge Corner station in Brookline for a report of a male who was conducting himself in a Lewd manner. Upon arrival officers were met by a female victim who relayed the following: while riding on a Green Line trolley she observed a male, later identified as Robert Widberg, 53, of Canton, performing a lewd act. Victim in an attempt to avoid the situation moved away to another seat within the trolley.


Officers approached Widberg, and he was positively identified by the victim. Widberg was placed into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. During this process it was discovered Widberg is a Registered Level 2 Sex Offender.




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


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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Randolph man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery

Cody Chery
On May 16, 2017 at approximately 5PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District were approached by a female victim who reported the following: while walking to her vehicle at the MBTA Braintree parking garage she was approached by a male who began to ask her inappropriate questions. Shortly thereafter the male indecently assaulted the victim and fled in an unknown direction.


Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police Detectives on May 23, 2017 Cody Chery, 21, of Randolph was placed into custody at the MBTA Downtown Crossing station for Indecent Assault & Battery. Detectives noted at the time of arrest Chery was wearing a court ordered GPS bracelet relative to a prior conviction for Indecent Assault & Battery.


Chery was 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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Sunday, May 21, 2017

MBTA bus operator assaulted in Lynn.

On May 20, 2017 at approximately 11:47pm Transit Police officers responded to the area of 795 Fenton Street in Lynn for a report of an MBTA bus operator who was assaulted. Preliminary information suggests a male offender, 53 years of age with a residence in Lynn, MA., while traveling on an MBTA Route 426 bus attacked the bus operator without provocation. The operator, a female, sustained approximately 2 NON life threatening stab wounds to her back. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.

Passengers on board the bus intervened and prevented further assault and detained the suspect until police arrived. The male was taken into custody for Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Transit Police Superintendent Sullivan stated " we are extremely grateful to the passengers who interjected themselves to stop the assailant and prevent further harm to our fellow employee. We are equally grateful to the our partners at the Lynn Police Department who responded expeditiously to take control from the passengers detaining the suspect. Attacks such as this on MBTA employees are unconscionable and will be steadfastly pursued by Transit Police at every phase".

Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.


GUSTAVO MERIDA, 53, of Lynn will be arraigned this Moring in Lynn District Court.



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

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Hadley man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery.

Reginald Madison
On May 11, 2017 at approximately 1:40PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station CR. While there they heard a disturbance near the Tavitas Restaurant. Officers immediately made their way in that direction and were met by a female victim who relayed the following: as the victim was seated at a table near Dunkin Donuts she was approached by a male, later identified as Reginald Madison, 27, of Hadley. Madison began to indecently assault the victim. When the victim drew attention to what was happening Madison walked away in the direction of the fare gates where he proceeded to fare evade by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer.

The victim pointed out Madison to the officers.

Officers caught up to Madison and placed him into custody for Indecent Assault & Battery and transported him 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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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bicycle Thief !! Help us ID. TY

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  Davis MBTA Station on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at approximately 1:30 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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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

East Boston man arrested for being a Fugitive from Justice.

Investigation
On May 10, 2017 at approximately 7:55AM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's South Station Bus Terminal for a report of a male who may have unlawfully transported his two minor children into Massachusetts from New Jersey. Upon arrival officers located the two, aforementioned, minor children, ages 5 and 6, along with other family members. The father was not present at this time. Officers determined there was an active warrant for the father, a 30 year old male from East Boston, for Parental Kidnapping 2 counts issued from the state of New Jersey. Shortly thereafter the father returned to the Bus Terminal and was placed into custody for being a Fugitive from Justice and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

  The children did not show any signs of distress but were transported to a local area hospital for evaluation.

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

TPD confirms fatality North Andover; trespasser struck


Death Investigation
On May 9, 2017 at approximately 11:18PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to North Andover for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units along with North Andover Fire and EMS responded. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male trespassing on the Right of Way was struck by an Haverhill Line MBTA Commuter Rail train in the vicinity of Sutton Street Crossing, North Andover. The male, age unknown, has been pronounced deceased as result of injuries sustained.


Transit Police detectives along with representatives from the Essex County DA's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.



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

Monday, May 8, 2017

Help us ID this male subject of Interest: Assault by means Dangerous Weapon


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 Assault Dangerous Weapon (Knife) onboard an MBTA Bus. The incident occurred on Hancock Street near Quincy Center Station, on Friday, April 21, 2017, at approximately 2:33 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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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Missing Person Alert

 The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in efforts to locate 15-year-old Amaya Carter-Tawa. Ms. Carter-Tawa was last seen at about 4:00 PM on Friday, May 5, 2017 at her home in Roslindale. Ms. Carter-Tawa is described as a black female, about 6’0” tall and approximately 125-130 lbs, thin build, light brown complexion, and long black braided hair. Ms. Carter-Tawa has a nose ring and earrings and was last seen wearing black jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Amaya Carter-Tawa is asked to contact District E-5 detectives at (617) 343-4595.

If you see Amaya Carter-Tawa on the MBTA please call Transit Police at 617-222-1212 or 911. 

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Help us ID this subject of interest in a Larceny 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 a Larceny of police equipment  that occurred on May 1, 2017 at approximately 10AM outside of Downtown Crossing MBTA station. The subject removed an item from a Transit Police Department bicycle storage bag.


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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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Boston man arrested for Open & Gross Lewdness.

Saddan Andujar
On May 3, 2017 at approximately 8:30am Transit Police assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Forest Hills station for a report of male exposing himself. Upon arrival officers were met by a reporting party/victim who informed them of the following: while travelling on an southbound Orange Line train a male, later identified as  Saddan Andujar, 26, of Boston sat down next to the victim. Shortly thereafter Andujar exposed his genitals and committed a Lewd act. The victim got up and walked away however Andujar followed her. When the train stopped at Forest Hills the victim and Andujar exited.


Officers placed Andujar, who was still on scene, into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness and transported him to Transit Police 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, April 28, 2017

Trespasser struck in Fitchburg:

On April 28, 2017 at approximately 10:30 Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Fitchburg Commuter Rail station for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units along with Fitchburg Fire and EMS responded. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male trespassing on the Right of Way was struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in the vicinity of 100 Main Street. The male has been transported to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries.

Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

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

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Another subject wanted out of state draws attention to himself.

Michael Sullivan
On April 27, 2017 at approximately 11:45am members of the Transit Police Crime Suppression Team were at the MBTA's Quincy Center station conducting Point of Entry Policing. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as Michael Sullivan, 31, of South Boston. Sullivan entered through the fare gates without paying, he "piggybacked" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached for the purposes of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was a warrant in existence for his arrest issued from Lowell District Court for B&E Building Nightime for a Felony and Larceny Over 250.00. Sullivan was also wanted in Maine with an extraditable warrant for Theft by Deception.



Sullivan 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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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Man wanted in different states draws attention to himself by smoking.

Peter Moniz
On April 25, 2017 at approximately 6:45pm Transit Police officers were at the MBTA's Mass Ave. Station conducting Point of Entry Policing. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as Peter Moniz,  38, of Fall River. Moniz was smoking from a cigarette within conspicuously displayed No Smoking signs. Officers approached Moniz to issue a citation and subsequently discovered he was wanted in Sanford, Maine and Dover, New Hampshire for Financial Crimes.


Both warrants were fully extraditable and Moniz was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. Moniz will be arraigned on Fugitive from Justice charges sometime today.


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, April 21, 2017

Help us ID this person who physically assaulted a chaperone of 1st & 2nd graders


Recognize this person?
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

On April 20, 2017 at approximately 12:55PM the male depicted within assaulted a female victim on the platform of Lechmere Station. The victim was chaperoning/supervising 1st and 2nd grade children as they travelled on the MBTA returning from a field trip. The suspect male, who boarded at North Station, was in possession of a dog. The victim politely requested he keep the dog away from the children. The suspect male responded by shouting at the victim and using foul obscene language. This was done in the presence of the children.


 The suspect also threatened to "kill" the victim and bragged of "killing people" for less. Upon arrival at Lechmere station the suspect male physically assaulted the victim and left the area towards the direction of Cambridge Side Galleria.





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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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Help us ID this male subject of Interest: Assault & Battery female victim.


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 Assault & Battery on a female victim while onboard an outbound Commuter Rail train on Monday, April 3, 2017, at approximately 4:00 PM. The assault took place as the train was approaching West Natick station.

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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Monday, April 17, 2017

Brighton man arrested for Indecent Assault on Orange Line train.

Eliazard Jean-Gilles
On April 15, 2017 at approximately 7:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Oak Grove station for a report of an assault. Upon arrival they were met by the victim,  a 52 year old female, who informed the officers of the following: while travelling north on an Orange Line train (between DTC and Oak Grove) the victim was indecently assaulted multiple times by a male. The victim then pointed out the offending male, later identified as Eliazard Jean-Gilles, 34 of Brighton who was quickly walking away towards the parking lot.


Officers immediately proceeded in Jean-Gilles' direction and issued verbal commands for him to stop. Jean-Gilles refused and continued walking away. Officers caught up to him confirmed he was the offending male via the victim's positive identification as well as independent witnesses and placed him into custody for Indecent Assault & Battery. Jean-Gilles was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.


April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. The Transit Police will aggressively pursue all reports of sexual assaults. We are committed to identifying, locating and prosecuting anyone who commits such offences.


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, April 14, 2017

Fugitive from New Hamsphire caught fare evading at Maverick

Thomas Mignanelli
On April 13, 2017 at approximately 5:50PM members of the Transit Police Crime Suppression Team were at the MBTA's Maverick Station conducting Point of Entry Policing when their attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Thomas Mignanelli, 34, of Chelsea who fare evaded by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Mignanelli for the purpose of issuing a citation. Mignanelli furnished a false name and other personal identifiers to the officers.



Subsequently officers were able to ascertain  his true identity and discovered Mignanelli had an extraditable warrant issued from the State of New Hampshire for Violation of Probation and a warrant for his arrest issued by Roxbury District Court for Possession of a Controlled Substance to wit Class B.  Mignanelli 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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