Friday, March 23, 2018

Dorchester woman threatens to bite TPD officers ear off.

Sheila Lynch
On March 22, 2018 at approximately 5:40PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station Bus Terminal when they were approached by a female victim who relayed the following: the victim, an employee of Peter Pan Bus Lines, was aggressively approached by a female, later identified as Sheila Lynch, 29, of Dorchester who demanded a refund on her bus ticket. The victim attempted to calm Lynch down however Lynch produced a knife and made threats relative to what would happen if she did not get a refund.

Officers located Lynch within the bus terminal and recovered the knife used in the Assault.

Subsequent to their interaction officers discovered Lynch had an arrest warrant issued for her from Dorchester District Court for Threats to Commit a Crime and Assault Dangerous Weapon/Knife. Officers placed Lynch into custody and were escorting her to a police transport vehicle when she stated to the officer, " I'm going to bite your ear off.... I can take you."

Lynch was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.

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