Monday, December 10, 2018

Quincy man headbutts train car window.

Daniel Simmons
On December 6, 2018 at approximately 8AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station for a report of an individual who was threatening passengers and destroying MBTA property. Upon arrival officers observed a train window that had a large spider web crack. Officers then located a male, later identified as Daniel Simmons, 25, of Quincy who matched the description provided inside the train car. Officers were also informed Simmons had threatened passengers if they told police on him.


Officers asked Simmons if he had anything to do with the broken window. Simmons replied he was speaking to someone on his cell phone who made him angry so he decided to head butt the window.


Simmons was placed into custody for Malicious Destruction of Property Over 250.00 and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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



Thursday, December 6, 2018

Bus Motor Vehicle accident Roslindale.

On December 6, 2018 at approximately 1:10PM a route 32 MBTA bus was operating south on Hyde Park Avenue. The vehicle in front of the MBTA bus, a 2016 Volkswagon Passat, attempted to take a right hand turn onto Canterbury Street when the operator was forced to brake abruptly to avoid striking a pedestrian who suddenly entered into the crosswalk at the intersection of Hyde Park Ave and Canterbury Street. As a result of the sudden stop the MBTA bus struck the rear of the Volkswagon which in turn rolled forward striking a pedestrian and another vehicle stopped in traffic, a Ford Escape.


There was a total of 5 reported injuries all minor in nature. There was one passenger on board the bus at the time of accident. The incident remains under investigation by Transit Police detectives. Speed is not believed to be a factor.


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

Monday, December 3, 2018

Haverhill man arrested for Open & Gross Lewdness on board MBTA Commuter Rail train.

Keith Comeau
On December 3, 2018 at approximately 1:55PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's North Station Commuter Rail Track 8 for a male exposing himself. Upon arrival officers were met by victims who relayed the following: A male, later identified as Keith Comeau, 38, of Haverhill was traveling on an inbound Haverhill Line commuter rail train. Inexplicably Comeau stood at the head of the car lowered his pants and underpants, fully exposing his genitals, and began to urinate on the train car floor. This was done in view of approximately 30-40 patrons also on board the train.


Keolis personnel pointed out Comeau to TPD officers who quickly placed Comeau into custody inside North Station for Open & Gross Lewdness. Comeau was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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





Thursday, November 29, 2018

Dedham man arrested for Assaulting MBTA operator.

Daniel Moreno
On November 24, 2018 at approximately 4:55PM a male attempted to board, without paying his fare, an MBTA Route 30 bus at Mattapan station. The operator advised the male he would need to pay his fare or he could not board. The male responded by screaming racial epithets at the bus operator and generally threatening him.


As the bus operator was waiting to pull out onto Blue Hill Avenue from inside the station the previously referenced male threw a rock striking the bus operator in the torso area. The offending male was screaming obscenities as he did so. The bus operator was not seriously injured in the assault.


Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives Daniel Moreno, 21, of Dedham was arrested for Assault & Battery Dangerous Weapon. Moreno was arrested on 11/28/2018.


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



Dorchester man Indecently assaults minor.

Mark Hurd
On November 18, 2018 at approximately 7PM a 13 year old female was selling cookies at Ashmont Station to benefit the Humane Society. The minor victim was properly permitted and had adult supervision. For a brief moment, the adult supervisor, was a short distance away to move a table. At this time a male approached the minor victim and began ask questions relative to the cookies. Shortly thereafter the male indecently assaulted the minor victim.


Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police Detectives Mark Hurd, 56, of Dorchester was arrested for the above referenced assault. Hurd was arrested on 11/28/2018.


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



Sunday, November 25, 2018

Missing Person Alert.

MISSING PERSON ALERT: The Boston Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in efforts to locate 14-year-old Sherron Allen of Roxbury. Sherron is described as a black non-Hispanic male, 6’00, 150 lbs., with a slim build. He was last seen yesterday, at about 2:30 PM in the area of 225 Dudley Street in Roxbury wearing a black hooded sweat hooded sweatshirt, beige sweatpants and black Nike sneakers with the words “Just Do It” written on them in orange.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Sherron Allen is urged to contact District B-2 Detectives at (617) 343-4275.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.
If you see Sherron on the MBTA contact us ASAP at 617-222-1212 or 911.
Media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com

Friday, November 23, 2018

Identification sought: Assault & Battery Investigation. Please contact us w/info

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 subjects depicted within are wanted for questioning relative to an Assault & Battery at Park Street Station on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at approximately 8:30 PM.

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



Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Help us ID this male subject of Interest: 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 at Kenmore MBTA Station on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at approximately 1:46 AM.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Recognize this person of interest ? 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 Larceny Under $1200.00, at Forest Hills MBTA Station on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at approximately 11:25 AM.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Newton man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery

Sang Lee
On October 23, 2018 at approximately 9PM a female victim boarded an MBTA bus Route 553. While traveling on the bus an unknown male initiated a conversation with the victim and then began to make sexual advances towards the her. Ultimately the offending male indecently assaulted the victim several times during the bus trip.


Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives, on November 9, 2018 Sang Lee, 55 of Newton, was arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery.


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Trespasser struck Waltham.


On November 13, 2018 at approximately 8:45AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Waltham for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Waltham Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximate age of 35, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of Massasoit Street, Waltham was struck by an inbound  Fitchburg Line MBTA commuter rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.



Transit Police detectives 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

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Trespasser struck Billerica.


On November 7, 2018 at approximately 7:25AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Billerica for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Billerica Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, age unknown at this time, while trespassing on the right of way on the New Hampshire/Maine Line in the vicinity of Pond Street Bridge, Billerica was struck by an outbound to Lowell MBTA commuter rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.



Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.


There were approximately 17 passengers on board. Service will be interrupted.





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

Help us ID this male subject of interest Re: Open & Gross 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 Open & Gross, Lewdness onboard an MBTA bus in Harvard Station on Tuesday, September, 25, 2018, at approximately 11:00 AM. The victim in the case is 16.





Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Medford man caught in the act !!!


On November 5, 2018 at approximately 4:21PM a Transit Police officer assigned to North District was on patrol at the MBTA's Oak Grove station. While there his attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Norbert Berthiaume, 28, of Medford. Berthiaume was at the bike rack and in the process of trying extricate a secured bicycle by means of a sheet metal sheer. The officer immediately proceeded in his direction, upon seeing the officer Bethiaume fled. The officer gave chase and with the assistance of a good Samaritan was able to apprehend and place Bethiaume into custody. Bethiaume was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


During the booking process it was discovered Bethiaume had several warrants in existence for his arrest issued from East Brookfield District Court for OUI Drugs, Possession of Class A Drugs, Possession of Class B drugs and Boston Municipal Court for Possession of Class B drugs.


Monday, November 5, 2018

Boston woman Assaults elderly woman at Harvard MBTA

Jada Campbell
On November 2, 2018 at approximately 5PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Harvard Sq. station for a report of an Assault. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim who relayed the following: The female victim, who is 71 years of age, entered onto a crowded Red Line train car. All the seats were occupied with several other passengers standing. The victim observed a female, later identified as Jada Campbell, 23, of Boston occupying a seat and Campbell's purse taking up another whole seat. The victim politely asked Campbell to hold her purse so the seat could free up and the victim could sit down. Campbell refused to do so. The victim then handed the purse to Campbell and was about to take a seat. Campbell became enraged and physically threatened to harm  the victim. The victim now in fear for her safety attempted to move away from Campbell. At this time Campbell stood up and with a closed fist struck the victim in the back of her head.




Officers placed Campbell into custody, after a struggle, for Assault & Battery on a Person Over 60, Intimidation of Witness (Campbell threatened victim/witnesses for speaking to TPD) and Resisting Arrest. Campbell was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Help the Boston Police ID this person of interest:

Help the Boston Police identify this subject of interest:

At about 6:46 PM, on Saturday, November 3, 2018 Officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a report of a sexual assault, at an inside common hallway of a premise, in the area of Hammond Street in the South End.

On arrival officers located and spoke with a female juvenile victim.  Detectives are seeking to identity a suspect described as a white Hispanic male in his 20’s, about 5’7”, slim build, wearing a grey sweat suit in connection with the reported sexual assault of a child.

Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit have released the accompanying photos of the suspect in relation to this incident and request the public’s help in identifying the individual pictured.

Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Sexual Assault detectives at 617-343-4400 Community members who wish to assist this investigation anonymously may call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.  You may also text the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463).  The Boston Police Department stringently protects the identities of those who wish to remain anonymous.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Dorchester man arrested by TPD at Andrew Sq.

Adam Smith
On October 31, 2018 at approximately 6:25PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. station. While there they were alerted by concerned passengers of a male, later identified as Adam Smith, 46, of Dorchester. Smith was standing on the southbound platform with his genitals fully exposed and urinating into the track area. At this time it was reported there were several children in close proximity to Smith as well as numerous other passengers.


Officers approached Smith and placed him into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness and transported him to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. During the booking phase it was discovered Smith had an active arrest warrant issued from South Boston District Court for Assault & Battery and Disorderly Conduct.


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Salem man arrested for Assault/Dangerous Weapon.

Christopher Leclerc
On October 31, 2018 at approximately 6:45PM Transit Police officers on assignment at Salem Commuter Rail station for the Haunted Happenings festivities received a radio call for an assaultive unruly male arriving shortly on an MBTA commuter rail train. Upon arrival of the train officers were approached by several witnesses who pointed out a male, later identified as Christopher Leclerc, 25, of Salem. Witnesses further stated Leclerc was intimidating passengers, challenging people to fist fights, consuming alcohol and invading others personal space in an aggressive manner. A male passenger requested Leclerc cease bothering passengers and to calm down. Leclerc responded by producing a knife. taking a fighting position and threatening harm to the victim.


Officers placed Leclerc into custody, recovered a knife from his pocket as well as prescription narcotics in someone else's name. Leclerc was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. Leclerc charges are the following:  Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) and Possession of Class E drugs.