Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Boston man already wanted for Assaulting a Police officer accosts a teenaged female.

 On February 28, 2023 at approximately 7PM a female teenager while travelling on an MBTA bus in the vicinity of Blue Hill Avenue/Mattapan Sq was approached by an adult male, later identified as Tevon Campbell, 27, of Boston. It was alleged Campbell commented on her appearance, asked where she was headed and wanted to sit next to her. The young lady rebuffed Campbell's advances and he in turn began calling her offensive and derogatory names. The young lady, in an attempt to get away from Campbell, exited the bus at the next stop and Campbell followed her off the bus. The young lady immediately re-entered the bus and notified the bus operator. Campbell did not re-enter but proceeded in the same direction as the bus was travelling: Mattapan Sq. MBTA station which was only a short distance away. The operator notified the Transit Police and multiple officers responded. Campbell was pointed out and the officers approached. him. Officers subsequently discovered there were several warrants in existence for Campbell's arrest issued out of Wrentham District Court for 2 counts of Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct. 

Officers placed Campbell into custody for the warrants and will investigate additional charges of Annoying & Accosting. Campbell was 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