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.

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