Thursday, January 11, 2018

Trespasser struck Andover CR.

On January 11, 2018 at approximately 10:10PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Andover for a person possibly struck by a train. Several TPD units along with Andover Fire and EMS responded. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a female while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of 100 yards south of Ballardville Station was struck by an outbound Haverhill Line MBTA commuter rail train . The female, approx age of 41, has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

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

Approximately 50 passengers on board were transferred onto MBTA buses.

Media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at

Friday, January 5, 2018

TPD Arrest Cambridge man on 4 counts of Bike Larceny.

Paul Rios
From September 2017 thru November 2017 four (4) bicycles were stolen from the MBTA's Davis Square station. Through an investigation conducted by Transit Police detectives it was determined a single individual was responsible for all 4 thefts. On January 3, 2018 Transit Police detectives arrested Paul Rios, 47, of Cambridge  on four (4) of Larceny relative to the bike thefts at Davis Sq. Station.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at

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