CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — A former driver for a company that provides rides for the developmentally disabled has been charged with sexually assaulting two clients.
Robert Buckley was held on $1,000 bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday to charges including of indecent assault and battery on a developmentally or intellectually disabled person.
Prosecutors say the 64-year-old Salem man sexually assaulted the two passengers on his MassTran Transportation van during rides from East Boston to Malden last month. They say the assaults were captured on a camera in the van which he tried to cover with a cap.
Buckley was fired after a company supervisor saw the recording and contacted police.
Buckley's lawyer says his client is a retired MBTA employee with no prior record who has cooperated with the investigation.