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.