Former Boston Police A-1 Clerk Arrested For Embezzlement

By Tiffany Williams – On Wednesday, Marilyn Golisano, 68, a former clerk for Boston Police Department’s District A-1 Detectives Unit was arrested. Golisano was indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds, six counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. Golisano, who…

Death Of Marika Burns Remains An Active Investigation

By Tiffany Williams – On Tuesday, December 22, 2019 POs MacDonald and Picaarello responded to the area of Cicuit Street and Walnut Ave for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival the officers located a black female who had been shot in the head. The victim who has been identified as Marika Burns, died…

In Court With Tiffany Williams

By Tiffany Williams – On Monday, at the U.S. District Court in Boston, Bintu Toure pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy. Toure conspired with others to open numerous bank accounts in Massachusetts in the name of sham companies, as part of a business email compromise scheme. A BEC scheme is a sophisticated…

State Police Arrest Three Men In Springfield With Three Loaded Firearms

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday, December 31, 2020 Trooper Bardier with the Massachusetts State Police was on patrol in the area of exit 10 on 1-91 North. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Trooper Bardier observed a vehicle traveling in front of him with no license plate light and an unreadable license plate. After checking the…

“Enforcer” For Boston Latin Kings Chapter, Sentenced to 33 Months In Prison

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday at the United States District Court in Boston, U.S. Senior District Court Judge Rya W. Zobel sentenced Matthew Palacios, a/k/a “King Nene,” 26, to 33 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In September 2020, Palacios pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern…

Suspect Arrested After Threatening To Shoot Advance Auto Parts Employee

By Samantha McCarthy – Early Tuesday night at approximately 4:11 p.m. officers assigned to District C-11 responded to the area of 1432 Dorchester Ave. for a report of a person with a firearm. Upon arrival, officers met with an employee from Advance Auto Parts who informed the officers that he had confronted a male suspect…

Newton Officer Involved Shooting

By Victoria Flaherty – On Tuesday afternoon just after 2:00 p.m., officers with the Newton Police Department and troopers with the Massachusetts State Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 16 Lincoln Street in Newton. Upon arrival officers located a male suspect armed with a knife. That male who lives in an…

Boston Police Talbot Ave Firearm Arrest

By Samantha McCarthy – Early Monday morning at approximately 2:00 a.m., officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to District B-3 Anti-Crime Unit conducted a traffic stop in the area of 387 Talbot Ave in Dorchester. As the officers activated their lights and sirens, they observed the rear passenger, Jose Vega-Aponte, 32, of Boston who…

One Person Shot In Hyde Park Sunday Night

By Miguel Reyes – At about 7:45 p.m. Sunday night, Boston Police responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 10 Ellis Street. Upon arrival officers located one victim who had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. This is an active and…

Two Suspects Arrested For Murder In Woburn

By Miguel Reyes – On Saturday night Woburn police responded to multiple reports of a shooting in the parking lot of 230 Mishawum Road at the Jake n Joe’s. This shooting incident was reported just before 9:00 p.m. and upon arrival officers located a victim who had been shot multiple times. The victim who has…

Leader Of Fitchburg Latin Kings Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison

By Tiffany Williams – As the result of a continuing investigation led by the FBI Boston Field Division and the FBI North Shore Gang Task Force, in December 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment alleging racketeering conspiracy, drug conspiracy and firearms charges against 62 leaders, members and associates of the Latin Kings. During…

Fitchburg Man Gets 156 Months In Prison For Running A Drug Trafficking Organization

By Tiffany Williams – As the result of a continuing investigation led by the DEA Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, in September 2018, law enforcement began investigating a drug trafficking organization in the Fitchburg area. It was determined during this investigation that Anthony Baez of Fitchburg was the leader of this drug trafficking organization…

Dominican National Pleads Guilty To Selling Fentanyl To CI

By Tiffany Williams – On Wednesday at the U.S. District Court in Boston, Cecilio Guzman, 28, a Dominican National residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl. In November 2019, Guzman arranged to sell 120 grams of fentanyl to a cooperating…

Lowell Police Looking For Suspect In Connection With Masked Armed Robbery

By Tiffany Williams – Police in Lowell are seeking the help of the public in locating Julian Grullon, 27, of of Lowell. Lowell Police say that Grullon, is wanted in connection with a masked armed robbery at Cote’s Market last Thursday. Anyone with any information, should call Lowell Police at 978-937-3200.

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…