SAN FRANCISCO—Officials from the San Francisco Police Department Muni Task Force (SFPD MTF) have arrested a second suspect in connected to the embezzlement of public fares from San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) employees.
Authorities apprehended one suspect in connection to investigation on April 19, when Albert Williams, 61, of Napa County was found in the Central District and arrested by SFPD MTF officers. He was booked at the San Francisco County Jail on embezzlement of public funds charges.
“The suspect’s conduct represents a violation of public trust,” said San Francisco Police Chief William Scott. “Our investigators moved quickly to gather evidence and build an extensive case to present to the District Attorney’s Office.”
As part of an ongoing investigation into reported thefts of public fares on San Francisco’s Muni Cable Car system on Wednesday, April 26, at approximately 6:00 p.m. SFPD MTF officers arrested David Reyes, 55, of San Francisco on the 1200 block of Mason Street. Reyes was booked at the San Francisco County Jail on the charges of embezzlement and theft of public monies.
Investigators are asking anyone with information on this case to contact the San Francisco Police anonymously at (415) 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the start of the message.
Written By Casey Jacobs