Police: Fake soldier gets the free ride he demanded - just not on the T

Transit Police report officers doing fare-evader duty at Mass. Ave. on the Orange Line yesterday evening quickly became interested in the gentleman who was demanding a customer-service agent let him in for free because "he was an 'Active Duty' member of the US Armed Forces."

Police report Christopher Keefe, 28, of Braintree was not, in fact, an active-duty member of the US Armed Forces. He was, however, wanted on a warrant for assault and battery on an elderly person, which was enough to get him a free ride down to Transit Police HQ for booking.

Innocent, etc.

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Nice guy

Get this guy into treatment and improve the quality life for other folks.

Christopher J. Keefe, 25, of Braintree were arrested on the evening of Feb. 4 2010 after officers responded to an altercation at Eddie and Mike’s Sunoco gas station on Union Street. During the course of their investigation, officers learned that Keefe and the gas station attendant were having an argument.
According to Deputy Police Chief Russell Jenkins, a search of Keefe uncovered four Oxycodone pills in a cellophane wrapper.
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