Transit Police say fare evader had arrest warrants, heroin

A Billerica man who was caught allegedly skipping out on his fare Monday at a Dorchester MBTA stop had a slew of active arrest warrants, Transit Police said. Police said Thomas Chronowski, 27, “piggybacked” behind a paying customer at the JFK-UMass stop at about 10:45 a.m. He had active warrants for credit card fraud over $250, larceny over $250, receiving stolen property, larceny from a building, identity fraud, forgery of a document, and uttering a false document, police said. He was also charged with heroin possession after police allegedly found an unspecified amount of the drug on his person during the booking process.


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