Sunday, February 28, 2021

Boston ma arrested on numerous warrants after he attempts to spit at T employee.

 On February 26, 2021 at approximately 6:30PM a Transit Police officer assigned to the South District was at the MBTA's Ashmont station on patrol when he was approached by an MBTA employee who informed him of the following: a male, later identified as Carlos Pires, 46, homeless/Boston fare evaded then stood in front in the fare gate preventing it from closing. The MBTA employee requested he pay his fare and remove himself from the gate. As a response Pires began shouting profanities and then spat at the T employee (the employee was sable to evade the spit). 

The officer approached Pires and ultimately discovered there were several warrants in existence for Pires' arrest issued from Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Assault & Battery on an Ambulance Personnel, Assault, and 2 counts Threats to Commit a Crime, Roxbury District Court for Malicious Destruction of Property, South Boston Boston District Court for Open & Gross Lewdness and Dorchester District Court for Assault & Battery and Trespassing on Railroad tracks. 

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

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at  the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt