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…

Fall River Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing $84,222 From Social Security

By Tiffany Williams – On Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Gloria Camara, 58, of Fall River pleaded guilty to stealing Social Security disability benefits. In 1992 Camara began receiving Social Security disability benefits and in November 2009 she began working as a caregiver. Camara failed to report to Social…

Springfield Police Execute Search Warrant At Longhill Rd. Home And Arrest 1 Person

By Cynthia Delaney – Detectives assigned to the Springfield Police Narcotics Bureau, on Thursday arrested Bryan Shannahan, 31, of Springfield. The Narcotics Bureau during an investigation of a home on Longhill Rd. determined that crack-cocaine was being distributed from the home. They also determined that Shannahan was the target of their investigation. At about 5:00…

Springfield Police Arrest Man With Loaded Firearm On Wilbraham Road

By Cynthia Delaney –  On Thursday night at about 10:40 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department observed a vehicle on Walsh Street traveling at a high rate of speed. Officers additionaly observed the vehicle run a stop sign as it turned onto Wilbraham Road. Officers stopped the vehicle on Archie Street and the driver…

Suspect In August 2 Fitchburg Shooting Arrested

By Tiffany Williams – On August 2, Fitchburg Police responded to the area of 2 Pritchard St. around 3 p.m. for a person shot. Upon arrival officers located a 30-year-old male who was shot in his femoral artery and in the leg. The male was transported to an area hospital where he currently is in…

Worcester Police Arrest Juvenile In Pleasant Street Shooting

By Tiffany Williams – On Tuesday afternoon around 1 p.m. officers with the Worcester Police responded to the area of 293 Pleasant St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers did not locate a victim. Officers were able to obtain information about a suspect who eventually was located in the area of Park…

Boston Police Recover 3 Loaded Firearms And Arrest 3 Males

By Garth Parker – Just after 11 p.m. Monday night officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to District B-3 responded to a shot detection in the area of 28 Wilcock Street. Upon arrival officers located ballistic evidence and recovered a firearm in the area of Wilcock Street and Johnston Road. Officers observed a vehicle…