Thursday, September 9, 2021

Boston man arrested for Assault to Murder for incident at MBTA Maverick Station.

 On August 29, 2021 at approximately 1:30AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Maverick Sq. Station for a report of a male who was allegedly stabbed. Upon arrival officers located a male victim who had sustained life threatening stab wounds about his body. The victim was rushed to a local area hospital via Boston EMS. Witnesses reported the victim was engaged in a verbal dispute with another man while traveling on the train when suddenly the assailant produced a knife and began assaulting the victim.

Based upon an investigation conducted by Transit Police detectives a JAVIER GARCIA, 40, of Boston was placed into custody on September 8, 2021. Garcia was transported to TPD-HQ for the arrest booking process. Garcia will face Assault to Murder and Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon resulting in Serious Bodily Injury charges in Suffolk Superior Court. 

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