Police say they found Justin Green, 29, hanging onto the top roof rail from the rear of the train, as it was pulling out of North Quincy around 5:30 p.m. A witness then told police he had seen Green doing the same thing at Wollaston.
Police say Green objected to being charged because he has "a God given right to do anything he wants" and that the only person that would have been harmed was himself.
Police, however, say Green forced a halt in Red Line service while they got him off the train.
They add that in addition to disorderly conduct, Green was packaged into a cruiser for a ride to Transit Police headquarters because he was wanted for evading jury duty.
Mr. Miguez reports the guy has been going around Brighton for years, condemning trees to death:
Sometimes he uses an axe, other times a saw. My landlord says his favorite tactic is to take a claw-hammer and strip a circle of bark off the tree all the way around the trunk. This destroys the tree's ability to draw water up from the ground, and it eventually dies.
A car spotted fleeing from the scene was registered to somebody in Roslindale, and about an hour later, police began investigating a car and possible witnesses at the McDonald's on American Legion Highway in Roslindale.
Police are investigating reports of repeated shots around 10:30 p.m. on Regent Street in Roxbury. About 25 minutes later, a man showed up at Boston Medical Center with gunshot wounds to the leg.
A South Boston man getting off a bus from New York at South Station earlier this month allegedly left behind a Skittles bag filled with 3,200 Oxycodone pills when he saw a police dog sniffing luggage being taken off the bus, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.
Gregory Horne, 31, was arraigned on a charge of trafficking in a Class B substance following the April 3 incident, the DA's office says, adding he is free on $3,000 bail.
Prosecutors say Horne was getting ready to leave a Lucky Star bus that had pulled into South Station around 9 a.m. that day when a Transit Police officer got on to inform passengers officers and a drug-sniffing dog would be checking their luggage:
Shortly before 10 p.m. No victim on the scene, but evidence of at least three shots fired - including a bullet that wound up inside 154 Heath St. A gun was also recovered.
Police say Murillo turned himself in yesterday. He was arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; Judge Annette Forde set bail at $25,000 and ordered Murillo to stay away from his two victims, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The DA's office provided this account:
As Associated Press reports, the former state probation commissioner is now going to be spending some quality time with a federal jury in Boston.
Read the indictment below:
The Daily Free Press reports two students were walking near the intersection of Ashford and Malvern streets around 2:40 a.m. on Saturday when an SUV pulled up, three men got out and held them up - with one of the robbers warning them to just do as he said because one of his accomplices was out of his mind on drugs. The robbers then fled with their loot - a driver's license and a purse full of makeup.
Police are swarming the area between New Chardon, Haymarket and North Station after people reported gunfire around 4:30 p.m. outside the Brooke Courthouse. Witnesses saw several men being put in cruisers.
Darrell Daniel reports yellow crime-scene tape around entrances to the Government Center garage; Meg Hoffman and Leslie report police and tape from the Brooke courthouse to the Beer Works on Canal Street and Haymarket.
Details from the US Attorneys's office, which puts the injury toll at more than 200, in addition to the three people killed by the bombs last Monday. If convicted, he could face the death penalty or life in prison. He was formally charged in his hospital room at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
The FBI affidavit, below, has additional details on the government's allegations for both the bombings and the events after MIT Officer Sean Collier was murdered.
A Chelsea man was charged last week with a variety of gun charges and with charges of possession of Class A, B, D and E drugs (but not C), the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Among the charges facing Melvin Jones, 39: Illegal possession of a gun that had been stolen from an evidence locker at Chelsea District Court - a black Norinco 9-mm semiautomatic pistol. Prosecutors say the gun was found with two rounds in the magazine, one in the chamber, and the safety mechanism off.
Investigators are still trying to track how Jones wound up with the gun, the DA's office says.
Jones was arraigned last Tuesday. Judge Lawrence McCormick set bail at a total of $120,000.
Prosecutors say police arrested him after undercover police officers bought crack and heroin from him in two purchases.
Boston Police are making a concerted effort to find a man who broke into Rutman's Violins on Mass. Ave. and stole a cello around 7:30 a.m.
The suspect, a white man in jeans, was last spotted going down Westland, holding the cello, before he went into haydn. He was balding, with light brown/reddish hair, possibly with a goatee.
Around 5 p.m. outside 320 Huntington Avenue, where somebody stopped by police floored it, at least until he hit the open door of a Boston cruiser. A couple of guys bailed, ran into the Northeastern campus and appeared to ditch something along the way, Bosfiddle reports. Both were arrested.
Around 7 p.m. on Bird Street, off Magnolia. Police recovered seven shell casings not long after; however, both vehicles were gone by the time officers arrived.
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Morse Street in Dorchester.
Fred Somers notes that while most of us were enjoying the Sox game or just the day, investigators were still combing Boylston Street for clues.