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Barnstable Man Pleads Guilty To 2 Counts Of Sexual Exploitation Of Children

Atticus J. Bernard, 22, of Barnstable, Massachusetts pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of sexual exploitation of children and one count of possession of child pornography. U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani scheduled sentencing for Feb. 17, 2023. Bernard was arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury in July 2021. He has remained in … Continue reading Barnstable Man Pleads Guilty To 2 Counts Of Sexual Exploitation Of Children

New Bedford Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty To Being A Prohibited Person In Possession Of A Firearm

David Acosta, 26, of New Bedford pleaded guilty Thursday at the United States District Court in Boston to one count of being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm and ammunition. before  In October 2020, Acosta was found in possession of a loaded Glock .45 caliber pistol and 10 rounds of assorted .45 caliber … Continue reading New Bedford Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty To Being A Prohibited Person In Possession Of A Firearm

Anton Rise Of Boston Sentenced To 79 Months For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition

Anton Rise, 40, of Boston was sentenced Monday by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf to 79 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In March 2019, Rise pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. On March 4, 2017, Rise was arrested … Continue reading Anton Rise Of Boston Sentenced To 79 Months For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition

Worcester Convicted Felon Sentenced To 46 Months For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition.

Barry Jumpp, 30, of Worcester, Massachusetts was sentenced Monday by S. Senior District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 46 months in prison and two years of supervised release. On May 11, 2022, Jumpp pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. On Jan. 7, 2021, Jumpp … Continue reading Worcester Convicted Felon Sentenced To 46 Months For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition.

Worcester Woman Charged With 4 Counts Of Murder In Connection To Gage Street Fatal Fire

Friday night the Worcester District Attorney’s Office announced that a Worcester County Grand Jury has indicted Yvonne Ngoiri in connection with to the May 14, fire at 2 Gage Street in Worcester.  Ngoiri, 26, is charged with four counts of second-degree murder, two counts of arson of a dwelling, two counts of assault and battery … Continue reading Worcester Woman Charged With 4 Counts Of Murder In Connection To Gage Street Fatal Fire

Malden Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution Charges

At the United States District Court in Boston, David Desousa, 32, of Malden pleaded guilty on September 22, 2022 to one count of distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of distributing five grams or more of methamphetamine, one count of distributing a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine and three counts of possessing … Continue reading Malden Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution Charges

Taunton Level 2 Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Rudy Frabizio, 60, of Taunton on Friday pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography.  Frabizio was arrested and charged by criminal complaint in May 2021 and subsequently indicted by a federal grand jury in September 2021. Frabizio is scheduled for sentencing on Dec. 9, 2022.  During a search of Frabizio’s residence on … Continue reading Taunton Level 2 Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Methuen Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

At the United States District Court in Boston, Pablo Rosario Pablo a/k/a “Angel Ayala Roque” a/k/a “Cuco,” 57, of Methuen, pleaded guilty on Sept. 21, 2022 to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and other controlled substances and one count of possession with intent to distribute … Continue reading Methuen Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

Jerrod Lee Of Taunton Sentenced To 37 Months For Being A Felon In Possession Of Firearm

Jerrod Lee, 30, of Taunton, Massachusetts man was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release.  Lee was indicted in October 2020 with co-defendant Ronney Fullard. In December 2021, Lee pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a … Continue reading Jerrod Lee Of Taunton Sentenced To 37 Months For Being A Felon In Possession Of Firearm

Winthrop Man Sentenced To 9 Years For Cocaine Distribution And Mony Laundering

By Tiffany Williams – Monday, Fabio Quijano, 57, of Winthrop, Massachusetts was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to nine years in prison and five years of supervised release. April 8, 2022, Quijano pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy, money laundering, conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute five … Continue reading Winthrop Man Sentenced To 9 Years For Cocaine Distribution And Mony Laundering

Brighton, Massachusetts Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Drug Conspiracy Charges

Monday, Phillip Williams, 38, of Brighton, Massachusetts pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine.  Williams was charged with 23 others in June 2020 as part of Operation Snowfall, which ultimately resulted in the prosecution of two different drug trafficking conspiracies during the overall period of November 2018 through June … Continue reading Brighton, Massachusetts Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Drug Conspiracy Charges

Ricardo Colon Of Lowell Indicted By Federal Grand Jury In Boston For Drugs And Firearms Charges

Ricardo Colon, 34, of Lowell has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston on one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and cocaine and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.  On March 21, 2022, Colon was found in possession of cocaine and fentanyl intended … Continue reading Ricardo Colon Of Lowell Indicted By Federal Grand Jury In Boston For Drugs And Firearms Charges

Lawrence Man Previously Arrested On Federal Drug Charges Faces Additional Federal Drug Charges

Miguel Angel Fajardo, 32, of Lawrence, Massachusetts was charged by an Information with one count of possession with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl. Fajardo was previously arrested and charged by criminal complaint on March 25, 2022 and has remained in custody since. Law enforcement allegedly seized approximately 7.3 kilograms worth of … Continue reading Lawrence Man Previously Arrested On Federal Drug Charges Faces Additional Federal Drug Charges

Former Latin Kings Enforcer Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

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.  Today, Orlando Santiago-Torres, a/k/a “King Landy,” 27, a former member and Enforcer of the New Bedford Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, is … Continue reading Former Latin Kings Enforcer Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

Lowell Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

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 mixture or substance containing … Continue reading Lowell Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

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

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. The DTO operated mainly … Continue reading Member Of Fitchburg Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

Former Auburn School Teacher Found Guilty Of Aggravated Rape Of A Child

On Thursday, at the Worcester County Superior Court, Judge William Ritter found Stephen Jaszek, 66, of South Hadley guilty of two counts of aggravated rape of a child by a mandated reporter, two counts of aggravated rape of a child and one count of aggravated rape of a child under the age of 14 by … Continue reading Former Auburn School Teacher Found Guilty Of Aggravated Rape Of A Child

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 … Continue reading Providence Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fentanyl And Heroin Distribution