Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Eagle eyed TPD Officer nabs wanted individual for Civil Rights Violations

On July 14, 2017 we posted photographs of a person of interest relative to a Civil Rights Violation and Malicious Destruction investigation. (see posting here) .

Ilirian Ziu

On July 31, 2017 at approximately 5:15PM an observant Transit Police officer recognized the individual from the photographs walking through the MBTA's Back Bay station. The officer approached the male, later identified as Ilirian Ziu, 50, of East Boston, confirmed his identity with the photograph and placed Ziu into custody for Civil Rights Violations and Malicious Destruction of Property.

Ziu was transported to TPD 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