Groped Woman Says Man Who Touched Her Tried to Give Her Cash to Shut Up
Police discover alleged groper at Forest Hills station already had three outstanding warrants for his arrest.
A 45-year old Jamaica Plain man was arrested on Saturday after he was accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks while waiting for a bus at Forest Hills MBTA Station.
Gary Maggiacomo of 170 Morton St. was arrested Saturday afternoon after a 20-year old woman from Dorchester said she had been waiting with her for a Rte. 16 bus in the lower busway when Maggiacomo allegedly grabbed her. The woman told police she yelled, "Why did you grab me?"
According to police, the man tried to offer the woman cash to stop screaming. He fled across Hyde Park Avenue but police caught up with him in the parking lot beside the Forest Hills Diner.
Arresting Officers Nora Carroll and Michael Bolotin placed Maggiacomo under arrest for indecent assault-and-battery. The arrest report says that after the arrest, it was discovered that Maggiacomo already had three warrants for his arrest; two for failure to appear in court and one for possession of a Class B substance.
[Editor's note: This post has been updated with the information about the alleged offer of cash. The headline has also been changed.]