Saturday, December 18, 2021

Weymouth man identified as subject who assaulted elder person.

 On October 30, 2021 we posted photographs of an individual wanted for identification relative to an Assault & Battery on a person Over 60 and Robbery (same victim) Investigation. (see posting here) On December 17, 2021 a Transit Police officer assigned to the Central District observed an individual later identified as  Wigberto Burgos, 35, of Weymouth in the vicinity of Park Street station who closely resembled the subject in the above referenced photographs. Burgos who was in possession of his pitbull "Taz" was approached and positively identified as the male in the photographs. Burgos was placed into custody for Robbery and Assault & Battery on a Person Over 60 and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. "Taz" was turned over to the custody of Animal Control. 

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