Lowell Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

By Tiffany Williams – Earlier today at the United States District Court in Boston, Vimoon Sortsoy, 29, of Lowell was sentenced to five years in prison and four years of supervised release. On December 15, 2021, Sortsoy pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a…

Member Of Fitchburg Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

By Tiffany Williams – Earlier today at the United States District Court in Worcester, Jessica Hughes, of Orange, Massachusetts pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and cocaine base (crack cocaine). In 2018, an investigation was launched into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) following a fatal fentanyl….

MS-13 Fugitive Arrested By Federal Agents In Texas

By Eugene Jordan – Yesterday, federal agents in Texas made contact with an individual who they believed had been previously deported but was also a fugitive wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for a RICO conspiracy charge. This individual has been identified as William Pineda Portillo, a/k/a “Humilde,” a member of MS-13 who on May…

Massachusetts Fugitive Convicted Of Aggravated Rape Of Child Apprehended In Maine

Earlier today the US Marshals Service arrested Stephen Corbin, Jr., 38, of Methuen. Corbin, a fugitive from justice, was arrested in Farmingdale, Maine.  Corbin was taken into custody by members of the US Marshals Maine Violent Offender Task Force after the Massachusetts State Police Violent Apprehension Section developed information that he may be at a…

Mattapan Man With Loaded Firearm Arrested

By Briana Crume – Just before 11:00 PM Wednesday night Boston Police arrested Edwyn Shoemaker, 31, of Mattapan. While officers were on a directed patrol in the area of Columbia Road they observed a motorcycle make an abrupt turn in front of their cruiser and then turn onto Mount Everett Street.  Officers followed the motorcycle…

Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team Makes Drug Arrest

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday, March 31, 2022 Worcester Police arrested John P. Lang, 40, of Northbridge, Massachusetts. Lang was charged with Drug, Possession To Distribute Class B, Failure to Stop For Police and Fail to Stop/Yield.  Lang was arraigned in Worcester District Court on Friday, May 1st. On March 31, 2022 at approximately…

Providence Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fentanyl And Heroin Distribution

At the U.S. District Court in Worcester, Darwin J. Gonzalez Reyes a/k/a “España,” 36, of Providence Rhode Island was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release. On Sept. 29, 2021, Gonzalez Reyes pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and…

Lynn Man Arrested For Chelsea Shooting

By Tara Johnson – On April 23rd, police in Chelsea, Massachusetts responded to a shooting in the area of Washington Ave around 1:00 PM. The victim, a 68-year-old woman, was shot while getting into her vehicle. She attempted to drive herself to an area hospital but eventually she was taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General…

Randolph Man Charged With Open And Gross Lewdness

Tonight at about 6:25 PM, State Police responded to the area of Chickatawbut Road in Milton for a report of a man naked inside his vehicle and masturbating at “the overlook”. Upon arrival a Trooper observed a white Nissan Pathfinder. The Trooper exited his cruiser and observed a man in the driver’s seat of the…