Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Duo caught stealing bicycles at MBTA Alewife Station

Joseph Fiasconaro
On June 18, 2019 at approximately 11:40PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Alewife station for a report of suspicious males by the bicycle racks/cage. Upon arrival the officers located two males, later identified as Joseph Fiasconaro, 20, of Boston and Jeremiah Springer, 18, of Roxbury, on the platform in possession of two bicycles. Subsequent to an investigation, to include witness statements, it was determined Fiasconaro and Springer utilized bolt cutters to steal the bicycles from the bike rack.


Fiasconaro and Springer were placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.

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

Friday, June 7, 2019

Transit Police arrest Brockton man for Lewdness.

Steven Ford
On January 24, 2019 at approximately 11:40PM a female victim reported to Transit Police while on the 5th floor of the Salem MBTA parking facility she was approached by an unknown male who exposed himself and requested a sex act from her.

Subsequent to an investigation conducted by Transit Police detectives, Steven Ford, 44, of Brockton was placed into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness on June 5, 2019. Ford was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.


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

Monday, June 3, 2019

Help us ID this subject of interest. Please contact us w/any 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 subject depicted above is wanted for questioning relative to an Aggravated Assault & Battery. The incident occurred on an Orange Line MBTA train upon approach to State Street MBTA Station, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at approximately 3:25 pm.


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

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Fatality: Fairmount trespasser struck

On June 1 2019 at approximately 10:30AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Fairmount Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Boston Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, age unknown at this time, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an outbound commuter rail train on the Fairmount Line. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injures 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, May 31, 2019

Help us ID person of Interest RE: Larceny Over 1200

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 Over $1200, at Oak Grove Station on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at approximately 1:40 PM


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

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Train pedestrian fatality Hanson


On May 29, 2019 at approximately 6AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Hanson Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Hanson Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, age unknown at this time, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of 1070 Main Street was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Kingston/Plymouth line. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injures 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

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Boston man arrested for Unarmed Robbery at Revere Beach Station.

Edward Botelho
On May 25, 2019 at approximately 11AM a Transit Police officer assigned to the North District was flagged down by a concerned citizen who informed the officer there was a "fight" near the entrance to Revere Beach MBTA station. The officer, who had just left the station, immediately returned and observed a male, later identified as Edward Botelho, 38, of Boston. Botelho was holding a phone in his hand and stated to the officer "It's me you want". Immediately following Botelho was the victim, a 63 year old male, who informed the officer Botelho had just robbed him of his cellular telephone.


Botelho was placed into custody for Unarmed Robbery and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

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

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Train pedestrian in Concord.

On May 23, 2019 at approximately 12:50PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Concord Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Concord Police, Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A female, approximate age of 70, was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Fitchburg line. The victim sustained serious injuries and was med flighted to a Boston hospital for emergency treatment. There was approximately 25 passengers on board no other injuries reported.


Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.


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

Update: Arrest made in Shawmut Armed Robbery incident.

Alexis Mason
On May 21, 2019 we posted images of a person of interest relative to an Armed Robbery Investigation at the MBTA's Shawmut station. (see posting here). Subsequent to an investigation by Transit Police detectives Alexis Mason, 21, of Dorchester was placed into custody, on May 22, 2019 for the incident.



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

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Public Service Announcement/Warning

On May 21, 2019 we posted photo's of a person of interest relative to an Armed Robbery Investigation (see posting here). In this incident the victim was offering an expensive iPhone for sale via social media. The suspect in this matter responded to the victim's ad and requested the victim conduct the exchange at an MBTA station. The victim agreed and was subsequently robbed and assaulted. Unfortunately this scenario has played out several times in the past.


If you chose to sell or buy items advertised on social media and the seller/buyer requests on meeting at an MBTA station PLEASE insist the exchange take place in the lobby of MBTA Transit Police HQ, 240 Southampton Street, Roxbury, MA. 02118. We are accessible via the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Red Line station and MBTA Bus Route's 8, 9 and 10. (see additional MBTA options here)


If this is not a convenient option please consider utilizing your local police department.


Our number one priority is the safety of our riding public and we encourage you to follow our suggestion above when buying or selling items via social media. Thank You


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





Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Subject of Interest Regarding Armed Robbery 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 individual within is wanted for questioning relative to Armed Robbery. The incident occurred at Shawmut MBTA Station on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 6:20PM











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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tips from our MBTA community result in the identification of assailants.

On May 13, 2019 we posted images of individuals of interest relative to an Assault & Battery resulting in serious injuries at the North Quincy MBTA Station. (see posting here) As a direct result of numerous tips we received from our MBTA community the following persons have presented themselves at Transit Police HQ;
Stiles Bezema, 21, of Wrentham,
Antonio Green, 31, of Feeding Hills
John Pritoni, 29, of Norfolk
Thomas Pritoni, 23, of Norfolk

The above individuals were arrested on Aggravated Assault & Battery resulting in serious injuries.


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


Monday, May 13, 2019

Alleged Boston Bruins fans viciously beat victim causing facial fractures. Recognize them ?

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 above are wanted for questioning relative to an Aggravated Assault & Battery at North Quincy MBTA Station on Friday, May 10, at approximately 12:00 AM.


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



Friday, May 10, 2019

Haverhill man in possession of Stun Gun caught Fare Evading.


Seth Sparks
On May 9, 2019 at approximately 6PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Crime Suppression Team were at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. Station conducting Point of Entry Policing. While they observed a male, later identified as Seth Sparks, 21, of Haverhill fare evade by pushing his way through the fare gates without paying. Officers approached Sparks for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there were warrants in existence for his arrest issued from Haverhill District Court for Motor Vehicle Violations. As Sparks was being placed into custody he admitted to the officers he had a "Stun Gun" in his bag in violation of Massachusetts law.

Sparks was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process and additionally charge for possession of the Electronic Control Weapon.


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


Boston man attacked female victim near Park Street station.

Loudon Fruth
On May 10, 2019 at approximately 12:40AM a Transit Police officer was at the entrance to the MBTA's Park Street station on the Boston Common when his attention was drawn to a loud commotion across the street. The officer proceeded in that direction and observed a male, later identified as Loudon Fruth, 27, of Boston. Fruth appeared to be instigating an argument with a group of people. Suddenly Fruth approached a female wrapped his arms around her, lifted her off the ground and tackled her to the pavement. Fruth landed on top of the victim causing her impact to be more substantial. Fruth then stood up and began to chase after others in the group. The officer intercepted Fruth and placed him into custody.  

According to the victim as well as others in her group they are not familiar with Fruth and state the attack was unprovoked.


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


Boston man wanted for Lewdness draws attention to himself.

Dion Sticker
On May 9, 2019 at approximately 3PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Field Corner station when they observed a male, later identified as Dion Sticker, 49, of Boston smoking a cigarette in close proximity to several "No Smoking" signs. Officers approached Sticker for the purpose of issuing a citation and subsequently discovered there was an active warrant for his arrest issued from Dorchester District Court for Open & Gross Lewdness.

Sticker 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, May 6, 2019

Help us catch a bicycle thief !

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 of a Bicycle at Braintree MBTA Station on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at approximately 7:45 AM


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



Saturday, May 4, 2019

Train pedestrian Fitchburg:Trespasser struck.

On May 4, 2019 at approximately 1:40 PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a person possibly struck by a Commuter Rail train in Fitchburg. Multiple TPD units responded along with Fitchburg Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A female, approximate age of 58, while trespassing on the right of way, in the vicinity of 100 Main Street, was struck by an inbound train on the Fitchburg Line. The female was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

There was no passengers on board.


Transit Police detectives and representatives of the Worcester County District Attorney's Office is investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected. NO further updates.

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

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Quincy man arrested on warrants at Quincy Adams station

Rory O'Driscoll
On May 2, 2019 at approximately 9AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call for a male loitering in the parking garage at Quincy Adams MBTA station. Upon arrival officers were informed the suspect male , later identified as Rory O'Driscoll, 50, of Quincy had fled when he was informed the police were called. As the officers was passing through the garage they observed O'Driscoll hiding in the bushes covering his face with a white towel.

Officers subsequently discovered there were several warrants in existence for O'Driscoll's arrest issued from Quincy District Court for Threats to Commit a Crime, Witness Intimidation, Violation of Harassment Prevention Order 3 counts and Civil Rights Violations. O'Driscoll 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, May 1, 2019

Racist Graffiti Investigation: Person of Interest. Please contact us w/any 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 subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to racist Graffiti onboard an MBTA bus in Malden on Wednesday, February 6, 2019





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



Bicycle Thief. Help us ID,contact us with any 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 subject depicted within is wanted for questioning relative to Bike Larceny at Forest Hills MBTA Station on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at approximately 4:30 PM.
media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com 



Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Fall River man arrested on warrants at South Station

David Fink
On April 22, 2019 at approximately 5:40PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station when they were alerted to an unknown disturbance in the food court area of the Commuter Rail lobby. Upon arrival officers observed two males engaged in a verbal argument and immediately intervened. Officers ascertained through witness statements the following: A male victim, 54 years of age, was struck in the face with a closed fist by a male later identified as David Fink, 33, of Fall River. Officers observed the victim sustained a cut to his lip but he refused medical assistance and did not wish to pursue charges.
Subsequently officers discovered there were several warrants in existence for Fink's arrest issued out of Fall River District Court for 3 counts of Threats to Commit a Crime and Vandalizing a Building.


Fink 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