At about 2:11am, on Saturday, January 22, 2011, officers from Area D-14 (Brighton) responded to a radio call for a larceny in progress in the area of 1381 Commonwealth Ave. on arrival, officers spoke to a taxi driver (victim) who stated that his passenger (a white female in her twenties, wearing a brown knee-length coat) refused to pay the fare and fled his cab on foot. In short time, officers located an individual who looked like the suspect. When asked about the incident, the suspect stated that she left the cab in search of an ATM so that she could retrieve money in order to pay the fare. According to the driver, at no time did the suspect indicate that she intended to return or pay.
Officers arrested Jean Tokmakian, 21, of Boston and charged her with Hackney Fare Evasion.