July 23, 2010
San Francisco Police Department Makes Major Arrest in
MUNI Sting (10-072)
The San Francisco Police Department in conjunction with the Municipal Transportation Agency
makes major arrest of a M. T. A Mechanic after months of trying combat illegal transfer sales.
M.T.A. loses thousands of dollars each week from the illegal sales of “Late Night” bus
transfers. The M.T.A. asked for the assistance of the Police Department. In March of 2010,
Officers assigned to the Muni Task Force started doing surveillance at 16th street and Mission
Street. Officers made numerous arrests in the area regarding illegal sales of “Late Night”
Transfers. After months of surveillance, on July 15, officers made two arrests. One of the two
suspects was a Muni Mechanic, who had been supplying the transfers.
Officers will continue to stay on the case of illegal “Late Night” transfers because the practice is
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