Governor Baker Nominates Judge Catherine H. Ham As Associate Justice Of The Superior Court

By Kasib Shah - Today, Governor Charlie Baker nominated Judge Catherine H. Ham of the Boston Municipal Court as Associate Justice of the Superior Court. Judge Ham who has more than 15 years of legal experience began her legal career in 2004 as a staff attorney for the Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts’ Benefits … Continue reading Governor Baker Nominates Judge Catherine H. Ham As Associate Justice Of The Superior Court

Former New Bedford Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

By Elaine Cohen - Today, former New Bedford Police officer and Union Treasurer, Joshua Fernandes, 41, of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. By pleading guilty, Fernandes admitted to abusing his position as Union Treasurer by using nearly $50,000 in union funds to pay for personal expenses including vacations, family outings, … Continue reading Former New Bedford Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Dominican National Sentenced To 4 Year For Illegal Reentry And Money Laundering

By Oscar Mercado - On Tuesday at the United States District Court in Boston, Rafael Pascal, 57, a Dominican national was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to four years in prison. On July 12, 2019, Pascal pleaded guilty to illegal reentry of a deported alien and money laundering conspiracy. … Continue reading Dominican National Sentenced To 4 Year For Illegal Reentry And Money Laundering

Dominican National Sentenced To 2 Years For Possession Of Fentanyl

By Elaine Cohen - Esteban Nivar Araujo, 39, a Dominican national was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to two years in prison and two years of supervised release. On May 13, 2021, Nivar Araujo pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl. … Continue reading Dominican National Sentenced To 2 Years For Possession Of Fentanyl

Brockton Police Respond To Double Stabbing On Ash Street

By Tammie Mitchell - Just before midnight Sunday, officers with the Brockton Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of 374 Ash Street. Upon arrival officers located a juvenile female and an adult male who were both stabbed. Both were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The adult … Continue reading Brockton Police Respond To Double Stabbing On Ash Street

Boston Police Make Firearm Arrest On Homestead Street

By Naomi Solis - Early Sunday morning at approximately 2:03 a.m., officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to District B-2 responded to a call for a fight in the area of 60 Homestead Street in Roxbury. Upon arrival, officers observed a group of individuals arguing in front of the residence. As these individuals saw … Continue reading Boston Police Make Firearm Arrest On Homestead Street

Suspect Arrested In Dudley Street Shooting

By Tammie Mitchell - Early Saturday morning at approximately 12:05 AM, officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force and District B2 responded to a Shot Spotter Activation in the area of 622 Dudley Street.  Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Detectives from B2 … Continue reading Suspect Arrested In Dudley Street Shooting

2 Brooklyn Men Charged In Vermont With Distribution Of Cocaine

By Michael Thomas - Today at the U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vermont Tyrish Stevenson, also known as “Skip,” 47, and Christopher Rivers, also known as “Q,” 27, both of Brooklyn, NY were arraigned on a two-count indictment charging them with the distribution of cocaine base. The Burlington Police Department, with the assistance of the … Continue reading 2 Brooklyn Men Charged In Vermont With Distribution Of Cocaine

John Wilson And Gamal Abdelaziz Found Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

By Jeff Bryant - Today, at the United States District Court in Boston a federal jury convicted John Wilson, 62, of Lynnfield, MA. and Gamal Abdelaziz, 64, of Las Vegas of one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and honest services mail and wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit … Continue reading John Wilson And Gamal Abdelaziz Found Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

Brockton High School Student Brings Gun To School

By Pauline Evans - Brockton Police Department is investigating an incident involving a student who brought a gun into Brockton High School on Friday morning. The student approached a member of the school staff and informed that staff person that they had a gun.  The school was placed in a lockdown status and a protective … Continue reading Brockton High School Student Brings Gun To School

Two Shot In Brockton, Including A Police Officer

By Josephine Turco - Earlier tonight Brockton Police responded to the area of Taber Ave for a report of shots fired. What we know right now is that two individuals have been shot. One of these individuals is a police officer with the Brockton Police Department. The officer was taken to Boston Medical Center with … Continue reading Two Shot In Brockton, Including A Police Officer

Hudson, NH Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

By Josephine Turco - Today at the U.S. District Court in Concord, N.H., Jane B. Smith, 65, of Hudson, NH. pleaded guilty in federal court to attempted wire fraud and making false statements. In 1993, Smith began receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments. On of the conditions to receiving SSDI, Smith was required to … Continue reading Hudson, NH Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Dominican National Sentenced To 15 Months For Theft Of Government Money

By Muhammad Shakib - This afternoon at the United States District Court in Boston, Ramon Hiciano, a Dominican national previously residing in Roxbury was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Hiciano has also been ordered by the court to pay restitution … Continue reading Dominican National Sentenced To 15 Months For Theft Of Government Money

Worcester Police Arrest Man After Foot Pursuit

By Jeff Bryant - Earlier this afternoon officers with the Worcester Police Department arrested Hector Madera, 28 and charged him with Operating after license suspended, Operating MV to endanger, Operating Un-registered MV, Red light violation, One way violation, Leaving the scene of property damage (cross walk signal), Leaving the scene of property damage (wall), Trespassing … Continue reading Worcester Police Arrest Man After Foot Pursuit

Worcester Police Recruitment And New Police Cadet Program

By Tiffany Williams - Lieutenant Sean Murtha and Sergeant Derrick Leto have both become familiar faces in the city of Worcester. With the Worcester Police Department, Lt. Murtha serves as the Public Information Officer while Sgt. Leto serves as the Diversity Officer. https://youtu.be/eWnDP4ZzmWI Both serve as police agencies nationwide are experiencing an officer shortage but … Continue reading Worcester Police Recruitment And New Police Cadet Program

Worcester Police Arrest Man With Active Warrants Carrying A Loaded Firearm And Heroin

By David P. Wilks - This afternoon, the Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team while in the area of Pleasant Street observed an individual who had two active warrants. Worcester Police have identified this individual as Tameiko Milligan, of 8 West Street. As officers approached Milligan he ran away from them into traffic. As he was … Continue reading Worcester Police Arrest Man With Active Warrants Carrying A Loaded Firearm And Heroin

17 Individuals Arrested In Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Investigation

By Micheal Bailey - Earlier today, 250 members of federal, state, and local law enforcement, including four SWAT teams, fanned out in Providence, Cranston, Pawtucket, Woonsocket, North Smithfield, Fall River, Taunton, and Kissimmee, FL, with sixteen federal arrest warrants. Today's sweep was the result of a five month investigation of a wide-ranging street-level drug trafficking … Continue reading 17 Individuals Arrested In Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Investigation

Dorchester Man With Active Felony Warrants, Arrested On Boston Common

By Jeff Bryant - At approximately 12:45 p.m. today, Officers assigned to District A1 were on patrol in the area of the Boston Common when they observed a male wanted on an active warrant out of Dorchester District Court. This idividual has been identified as Eric Brown, 31, of Dorchester. After confirming that the warrant … Continue reading Dorchester Man With Active Felony Warrants, Arrested On Boston Common

Worcester Police Arrest Canal District Stabbing Suspect

By Muhammad Shakib – Early Sunday morning, Worcester Police responded to a report of a fight in the area of of 73 Winter St. Upon arrival officers observed a large crowd and were informed that someone had been stabbed in the face. Officers located the stabbing victim and they were transported to an area hospital … Continue reading Worcester Police Arrest Canal District Stabbing Suspect

Beacon Hill Resident Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

By Yonatan Omar – Wednesday, at the United States District Court in Boston, U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns sentenced Paul Fest, 50, of Boston to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release. On Dec. 15, 2020, a search of Fest’s Beacon Hill residence resulted in the seizure of a computer … Continue reading Beacon Hill Resident Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Traffic Stop For Minor Violation Turns Into Arrest For Stolen Firearm

By Tiffany Williams - On Saturday night at approximately 10:19 p.m., officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to B-3 were on patrol in the area of Harvard Street and Wales Street when they observed a vehicle operating in the area of Harvard Street and Wales Street with a broken tail light. Officers conducted a … Continue reading Traffic Stop For Minor Violation Turns Into Arrest For Stolen Firearm

Standoff Leads To Arrest Of Dorchester Man For Firearms Charges

By Tiffany Williams - On Friday night, at approximately 10:09 p.m., officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to District B-2 responded to a call for a ShotSpotter activation in the area of 89 Fayston Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located ballistic evidence and property damage to two parked motor vehicles. Following the initial … Continue reading Standoff Leads To Arrest Of Dorchester Man For Firearms Charges

Springfield Man Get 6 Months For Extortion

By Dexter Figueroa - Today at the United States District Court in Springfield, U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni sentenced Anthony J. Scibelli, 52, of Springfield to six months in prison and two years of supervised release. Scibelli was also ordered to pay restitution of $200 and forfeiture of $1,300. On April 6, 2021, … Continue reading Springfield Man Get 6 Months For Extortion

Nigerian National In Boston Pleads Guilty To Role In Romance Scam

By Tiffany Williams - Today, at the United States District Court in Boston, Macpherson Osemwegie, 32, a Nigerian national residing in Boston pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud. In pleading guilty, Osemwegie admitted that he conspired with others to participate in a series of romance and other online … Continue reading Nigerian National In Boston Pleads Guilty To Role In Romance Scam