October 2, 2019
The NYPD has busted an alleged serial subway creep who masturbated in front of transit workers — a week after Mayor Bill de Blasio echoed an NYPD call to ban rail recidivists.
Cops nabbed 31-year-old Derel Rice — who has a long rap sheet of subway sex crimes — for trapping an MTA worker inside station booths and masturbating in front of their window, police said.
“He’s a menace,” Sgt. Christopher O’Connell, commanding officer of the Transit Special Victims Squad, told The Post.
“He’s terrorizing booth clerks. He