A Framingham man with a long criminal history was picked up
in Brookline after police allegedly found him hitchhiking.
Robert Tetreault, 49, was arrested at 4:37 p.m. on Feb. 18, on a warrant out Framingham District Court.
According to a Brookline Police arrest report, an officer was sent to the area Boylston Street and Sumner Road to check on the wellbeing of a man. The man was reported as being white, wearing a black jacket and grey sweatshirt.
When the officer got to the area, the man was spotted allegedly “attempting to hitchhike westbound on Boylston Street near Fisher Ave.,” according to the officer.
The officer spoke to the man and asked him for identification and he gave the officer a Massachusetts ID card.
Tetreault was warned about hitchhiking during the dangerous weather conditions at the time. He reportedly told the officer he was trying to get home after missing a bus.
Dispatch reported that Tetreault was wanted by the Framingham District Court on a warrant and he was arrested.
According to online reports, Tetreault has been arrested numerous times during the last few years.
In April 2010, he was arrested for trespassing along the CSX railroad tracks near Pearl Street in Framingham. In February 2012, Tetreault was arrested on trespassing warrant in Framingham. In April 2012, he was arrested on a trespassing charge on Pearl Street in Framingham. In April 2013, Tetreault was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge on Clark Street in Framingham.
Editor’s note: The following story was derived from information supplied by the Brookline Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.