Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Dorchester man arrested for Open & Gross Lewdness

William Apraricio
On January 3, 2017 at approximately 11:30AM a Transit Police officer assigned to the Central District was on patrol at the MBTA's Back Bay station when he was approached by a commuter who informed him there was a male openly masturbating in the men's bathroom. The officer proceed to the bathroom and quickly located the offending male, later identified as William Aparicio, 67 of Dorchester. Aparicio was placed into custody for Open and Gross Lewdness and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

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