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Fare evader had bundle of cash

1 year 11 months 2 weeks ago June 05, 2015 Jun 5, 2015 Friday, June 05 2015 June 05, 2015 8:05 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

BOSTON- A man who avoided paying a $2.10 subway fare was arrested for slipping through the turnstile behind another customer and police found $7,000 in cash on him.

Timothy Chapman was stopped as police watched him do what's known as piggybacking by closely trailing a paying customer. When theY checked to see who he was, they found Chapman was wanted for motor vehicle violations so they took him into custody. As he was being processed, they discovered the $7,000 in cash.

Police would not say why Chapman had so much money.

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