Thursday, October 10, 2019

Cowardly Assault & Robbery Ashmont.

Julius Tolbert
On October 9, 2019 at approximately 5PM a 60 year old male, who needs a cane to walk, was viciously assaulted and robbed by several males after a verbal exchange. The offending males ripped the cane from the victim's hand causing him to fall to the ground were he lay helplessly while being kicked, stomped and robbed. Julius Tolbert, 47, of Hyde Park was identified as the subject who kicked the victim and stomped on his ankle. Tolbert was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ.  Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the identities and whereabouts of others involved.



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


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Trespasser struck Chelsea.

On October 8, 2019 at approximately 11:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the area of Everett Ave and Maple Street's in Chelsea for a report of person possibly struck by a commuter rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Chelsea Police, Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximate age of 50's, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Rockport Line line. 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

Friday, October 4, 2019

Man wanted in East Boston DC draws attention to himself.

Aaron Souza
On October 3, 2019 at approximately 5:30PM Transit Police officers on patrol at the MBTA's State Street Station has their attention drawn to a male, later identified as Aaron Souza, 42 , of East Boston. Souza was smoking a cigarette in close proximity to conspicuously displayed 'No Smoking" signs. Officers approached Souza to educate him on the no smoking laws regarding the MBTA and subsequently discovered Souza was wanted out of East Boston District Court for Strangulation and Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. Souza was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.

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


Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Recognize these subjects of interest RE: Assault Investigation

 
The subjects depicted within are wanted for questioning relative to an assault investigation at Haymarket MBTA Station on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at approximately 1:30 AM.




 If you know the whereabouts or identity of these individuals 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

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


Monday, September 30, 2019

Help us ID this subject of interest RE: Assault Dangerous Weapon 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 Assault Dangerous Weapon – Bolt Cutters on an inbound Orange Line train at North Station on Monday, September 2, 2019, at approximately 6:35 PM. 

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


Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Waltham man caught in the act.

Joseph Macchiarulo
On September 24, 2019 at approximately 8:30PM a Transit Police officer while assigned to the bike cages at the MBTA's Alewife station to prevent theft's of bicycles had his attention drawn to a male, later identified as Joseph Macchiarulo, 39, of Waltham. Macchiarulo was attempting to smash the lock off of a bicycle which did not belong to him, with a ball peen hammer. The bicycle was secured to the bike rack. The officer interrupted Macchiarulo and placed him into custody for Attempted Larceny of a Bicycle. Macchiarulo was transported to TPD HQ for the arest booking process.

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


Transit Police K9 Spike: R.I.P.

In May of 2013 after 7 years of dedicated service  to the Commonwealth Transit Police K9 Spike retired from duty. Spike was an exceptional police dog who during his illustrious career patrolled the MBTA system helping to keep a secure environment, fearlessly tracked down criminals and located lost and missing individuals. In Spike's last year of service he and his handler Officer Michael Carey were part of a Transit Police team which seized over 700,000 dollars worth of illegal narcotics. Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan stated, at the time of Spike's retirement:
 
 "Spike was one of the, if not the, best narcotic detection canines I have ever worked with. His ability to sniff out illicit drugs was truly amazing. The Transit Police owe Spike a debt of gratitude for his remarkable service in the TPD's efforts to reduce the availability of illicit drugs harming our communities". 
 
Spike enjoyed 6 years of retirement and passed away on September 24, 2019. R.I.P Spike !!


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

Friday, September 20, 2019

Please help us ID this person of interest re: False Fire Alarm 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 three False Fire Alarms at State Street, Downtown Crossing, and Davis Square Stations, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, between 4:30 PM and 5:15 PM.



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



 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Malden man wanted for Assaulting a Police Officer nabbed by TPD.

David Callinan
On September 17, 2019 at approximately 4:45PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Crime Suppression Team were on patrol at the MBTA's Central Sq. Station. While there they had their attention drawn to a male, later identified as David Callinan, 42, of Malden. Callinan fare evaded by "piggybacking" in behind a paying customer. Officers approached Callinan for the purpose of issuing a citation. Initially Callinan furnished the officers with a false name. Undeterred the officers discovered his true identity which revealed Callinan had several warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Narcotics and from Roxbury District Court for Assault & Battery on a Police Officer and Possession of a Controlled Narcotic.

Callinan was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.






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


Monday, September 16, 2019

Help us ID these subjects of interest re: Assault & Battery Dangerous Weapon Investigation.

If you know the whereabouts or identity of these individuals 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 individuals depicted within are wanted for questioning relative to an Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon (shod foot) and Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon (Knife). The incident occurred in the Green Line lobby of Haymarket MBTA Station on Friday August 23, 2019, at approximately 12:30 pm.


 

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





Friday, September 13, 2019

Help the TPD ID this subject of interest re: Assault 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 Assault & Battery onboard an MBTA bus near the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Boston in August 14, 2019 at approximately 5:30PM. The subject was irate that the bus operator did not stop when he wanted to get off the bus. A 15 year old male passenger  
asked the subject to calm down and to stop berating the operator. The subject responded by spitting in the face of the juvenile. 


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





Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Recognize her ? Please contact w/any information.


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 Unarmed Robbery Investigation which occurred at the Mass Ave MBTA station on August 13, 2019 at approximately 3:30PM.

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


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Boston man arrested for Lewdness at MBTA Dudley station

Michael Young
On September 3, 2019 at approximately 6:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District while on patrol at the MBTA's Dudley Station were approached by a concern citizen who informed the officers she observed a male, later identified as Michael Young, 58, of Roxbury with his pants down, genitals exposed and was committing a lewd act. This behavior was near bus berth #20. Officers approached Young and observed his zipper was opened and his pants were sagging low. Young was placed into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness and transported to TPD-HQ for the arrest booking process.  During this process it was discovered Young failed to register as a Sex Offender. Young to be additionally charged for failure to register as a sex offender. 


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


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Help us ID this person of interest RE: Indecent Assault & Battery 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 Indecent Assault & Battery at Jackson Square MBTA Station on Friday, August 9, 2019, at approximately 2:30PM. The subject, in this photo, was observed exiting at Forest Hills MBTA Station and boarding a Route #30 bus.

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