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Boston man arrested for disorderly conduct, identified himself as Rumpelstiltskin

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SOMERVILLE, Mass. ( -- A Boston man was arrested on the charge of disorderly conduct Friday morning at the Davis Square MBTA station, after shouting profanities at patrons.

Police were called to the Davis Square MBTA station at 11:40 a.m. Friday for a disorderly male drinking on the platform. When officers arrived at the station, they saw the male shouting profanities and threats at other people waiting for the train. Officers were unsuccessful when attempting to calm the male down. He continued to shout, causing people to move away in fear.

Police arrested the male on the charge of disorderly conduct. When placed in custody and asked for his name, the male said "Rumpelstiltskin."

After further investigation, police found that the male's name was John Kimball. The 57-year-old is from Boston. He will be arraigned in Somerville on Nov. 25.

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