MBTA sting operation nets veteran worker
(Latoyia Edwards, NECN: Boston, MA) - A 22 year employee of the MBTA will be in a Boston courtroom on Monday, accused of stealing fare money. Authorities say Gilberto Carrasquillo took money from so-called "drop boxes." The boxes are used to speed fare collections during events that draw large ...
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Avenues of sting operation at the MBTA net the arrest of a veteran worker he's accused of stealing fares. Anything in between Edwards and live in Boston with the latest good morning LaToya. Good morning here in the climb allegedly happened here red Boston's -- wants squared T station. Gilbert still Paris -- 43 years old is accused of stealing from the quick they are. Drop boxes which fill up with cash very quickly during Red Sox games at nearby Fenway Park. Ferris wheel was arrested during a sting operation the MBTA became suspicious about cash irregularities. And theft earlier this summer. MBTA police. Place marked bills inside the quick -- drop boxes before recently Red Sox game. During questioning the 22 year employee yesterday with allegedly found for 600 dollars in marked bills on him. The NBC think their collective -- is in charge of transporting the fare boxes to the ball. This is the fourth high profile arrest Rolex stealing from the public this year. On August 7 you'll remember the Middlesex County registrar probate was a raid on stealing thousands of dollars from copy and change machines that area. Now in June Massachusetts turnpike toll collectors were arrested for pocketing thousands of dollars in -- ended march retired Boston housing park. Was indicted for embezzling 240000. Dollars. And BC AA officials are scratching their heads this morning they say that Gilbert took Paris -- was very well paid he made 70000. Dollars last year. As a -- collector he will be arraigned later on today at Boston municipal court appearance. And LaToya do they think that this employee with working alone. They haven't said anything about that they just said that -- Paris he'll. Was arrested. After being questioned yesterday found with marked bills on him only. One bill out of all the bills -- put in that quick -- drop box was and accounted for -- it. Allegedly taken all the bills out of the quicker drop box Cameron Pedroia and -- live in Boston thank you.