Spencer Man Indicted On Charges Of Trafficking Heroin/Fentanyl

By Tiffany Williams – On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Maissel Hughes was indicted in Worcester County Superior Court. Hughes is charged with trafficking in 200 grams or more Heroin/Morphine/Opium/Fentanyl and trafficking in more than 10 grams fentanyl. On Monday March 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Sergeant James Murray of the Spencer Police Department working with…

Lawrence Man Charged In US District Court in Boston With Drug Distribution

By Tiffany Williams – On October 14, 2020 Anthony Rafael Corcino, 32, of Lawrence was arrested and charged at the US District Court in Boston with conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, as well as with attempted possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or…

Quincy Police And DEA Investigate Quincy Drug Dealer

By Tiffany Williams – In August 2020, the Quincy Police Department Drug Control Unit with the DEA, initiated an investigation of Tanvir Zahir. On August 25, 2020 a coordinated controlled purchase of cocaine and fake oxycodone pills (pressed fentanyl) from Tanvir Zahir. This controlled buy was in the area of 475 Hancock St. and resulted…

Worcester Police Investigating Henchman Street Shooting

By Tiffany Williams – On Wednesday afternoon at around 1:35 p.m., officers with the Worcester Police Operations Division responded to the area of 4 Henchman St. for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival officers located a male, 21, who was shot and he was transported to an area hospital to be treated. Officers…

Springfield Man Gets 186 Months In Prison For Sex Trafficking

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni sentenced William Coleman, 49, of Springfield to 186 months in prison and five years of supervised release. In February 2020, Coleman pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and nine counts of sex trafficking. From 2016 to 2018,…

Barnstable Police Arrest Anthony Kelley For Trafficking Cocaine

By Tiffany Williams – On Tuesday, August 26, an officers with the Barnstable Police Department responded to South County Road and Falmouth Road Rt 28 for a report of a motor vehicle accident. The person who reported the MVA to Barnstable Police stated that they had seen two males outside of the vehicle but then…

Worcester Police Make Drug Arrest At 5 King Street

By Tiffany Williams – On Monday, September 7, 2019 a police officer with the Worcester Police Department was doing surveillance in the area of 5 King st. During his surveillance of this area, this officer observed Hoang Nguyen remove money from his wallet and hand it to Albert Torres-Colon who then handed Nguyen something. Based…

14 Year-Old Arrested In Dorchester With Loaded Firearm

By Kimberly Richards – On Saturday night around 8:10 p.m. officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to C-11, responded to the area of 56 Dunbar Ave for a report of a person with a gun. While responding to the call, officers were informed of the description of the suspect. Officers were also advised that…

Lawrence Man Arrested With 5,000 Fentanyl Pills

By Tiffany Williams – On Friday, Ruben Mejia, 28, of Lawrence was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute and distribution of 40 grams or more of fentanyl. Mejia made his initial appearance at the US District Court in Boston and was detained pending a detention hearing scheduled for September…

Dominican National Arrested For Illegal Reentry

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday, Melvin Villar, 56, a Dominican national appeared in the US District Court in Boston before U.S. Senior District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock. Villar pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of deported alien. Villar was previously deported on three separate occasions between 2004 and 2019 and at…

Boston Police Identify Adams Street Homicide Victim

By Tiffany Williams – On August 26, at about 10:34 p.m. officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to C-11 responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 336 Adams St. Upon arrival officers located an individual who had been shot. That individual was transported to an area hospital where they were…

Worcester Man Charged With Rape Of A Child

By Tiffany Williams – On Tuesday at Worcester District Court, Nasser R. Nasser appeared for Judge Jennifer L. Ginsburg for arraignment on the charge of rape of a child. Committee for Public Counsel Services was appointed by the court to represent Nasser, a plea of not guilty was entered and Nasser has posted and been…

Boston Police Arrest Ohio Man With A Firearm In Roxbury

By Garth Parker – Early Saturday morning, officers with the Boston Police assigned to District B-2 responded to a report of a person with a gun in in the area of 55 Hollander Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival in the area officers observed a male who matched the description of the suspect. Officers recovered a…

Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy And Bribery

By Tiffany Williams – On Monday at the United States District Court in Boston, Floyd Young, 50, of Shelton, CT. pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and three counts of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds. During his employment in facility maintenance at three collegiate institutions, including one in Massachusetts, Young steered contracts for…

2 Lawrence Brothers Indicated For Violating Federal Drug Laws

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday at the US District Court in Boston, Guillermo Aybar-Guerrero, 28, and Luis Aybar-Guerrero, 24, were indicted on one count of conspiring to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl and one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. During an investigation controlled purchases of fentanyl were…

Worcester Police Vice Squad Recover 135 Grams Of Cocaine During Traffic Stop

By Tiffany Williams – On Monday, officers with the Worcester Police assigned to the Vice Squad arrested Luis Gomez and Luis Rivera. Officers observed Luis Gomez who is known to police, operating a vehicle with a suspended license. Officers pulled Gomez over and he was arrested for operating with suspended license. In the vehicle officers…

Melrose Man Indicted On Five Counts Of Aggravated Identity Theft

Tiffany Williams – A federal grand jury in Boston on Monday indicted Alan Neal Scott, 68, of Melrose on four counts of mail fraud, one count of wire fraud and five counts of aggravated identity theft. Over the course of the last six years, Scott submitted numerous fraudulent unemployment insurance claims with the Massachusetts Department…