And tries to convince another guy to buy them - and when the guy expresses some skepticism, says he'll also throw in the garbage can and an 18-pack of Charmin Ultra Soft toilet paper.
Unfortunately for William Jones, 51, of South Boston, the other guy turned out to be an undercover Transit Police detective working the Andrew beat, as undercover Transit Police detectives are... Read more
Transit Police report arresting Kyle Stappen, 25, of South Boston, last night on a charge of possession with intent to distribute a class B substance, suboxone (used to treat heroin addiction).
Detectives nabbed him around 7:30 p.m. as part of a Transit Police attempt to crack down on drug sales at the Red Line stop.
He's scheduled for arraignment today in South Boston District... Read more
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man yesterday on charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.
Police say a plainclothes officer bought some heroin from Kevin Miles, 47, then arrested him, after which police found additional bags of the drug.
Police say the buy was part of "an ongoing commitment to our community members/neighbors of South Boston to address drug related activity."... Read more
Monday, Andrew station, a whole ten days after somebody else fell on the tracks at Broadway.
So this guy from East Boston strikes up a conversation with another guy sitting on a bench in the busway at Andrew station this afternoon. He's feeling mellow, gets a joint out of his right jacket pocket, lights up and offers his newfound friend a toke.
Unfortunately for the man, the guy was an undercover Transit Police officer, assigned to anti-drug duty at the South... Read more
Boston Police report a nearly month-long operation with their MBTA counterparts has resulted in 24 arrests of alleged drug dealers and their minions in and around the Andrew stop on the Red Line:
Since July 6, 2011, this effort proactively targeted a criminal element who frequently utilized the station to arrive, enter and leave the Andrew Square area to conduct unlawful drug transactions.
In... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report a man stopped for jumping through a broken fare gate at Andrew station yesterday afternoon tried to bolt from officers questioning him, possibly because of the gun with the safety turned off that he was packing.
According to a police report, officers spotted Hamilton Rodriguez of Chelsea jumping over... Read more
A man in the process of being removed from an MBTA bus for threatening to kill the driver and his family at Andrew station yesterday evening took all his clothes off and offered passersby a whack at his genitals, according to an MBTA Transit Police report.
[Duane] Brennan began taking off his clothes while shouting "you wanna break my balls?" Brennan removed his sneakers and... Read more
The MBTA reports police officers interrupted a possible drug sale at Andrew station on the Red Line yesterday morning.
According to a police report, MBTA and Boston officers in the station noticed Stephen Brennion, 31, a man known to them, sitting on the outbound platform with another guy shortly before noon yesterday:
Officer Kluziak... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a man wanted for a probation violation for armed robbery and home invasion at the Andrew stop on the Red Line this morning.
Police say Samuel Nelson, 23, formerly of Dorchester, was letting a woman companion "piggyback" with him after he tapped his CharlieCard at the fare gate... Read more
The hawk that spent a week trapped inside the Andrew stop on the Red Line is scheduled to be released into the wild today, the Wildlife Clinic at Tufts's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine reports.
A team of faculty, intern and staff veterinarians and fourth-year veterinary students examined the bird shortly after it was brought to Tufts Monday by the Animal Rescue League... Read more
After more than a week trapped inside the Andrew T stop, a red-tailed hawk was successfully captured with the help of a professional bird-catching company, according to the Animal Rescue League of Boston, which tweets:
The hawk from the MBTA station has some head & eye trauma, but is in relatively good condition. It is being kept comfortable. X-rays pending.... Read more
Channel 5 reports the hawk trapped inside the Andrew station on the Red Line has been there for a week now. The Animal Rescue League tried again, for the second day, to free it, without success.
The Animal Rescue League is on scene, trying to unwrap a hawk trapped in some netting at the station.
Good to know that, if people see you unconscious on the tracks at Andrew Station, and the Red Line is approaching, they'll jump down to help.