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New Haven Man Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For Fentanyl Distribution And Possession Of A Firearm

By Tiffany Williams – Teejay Johnson, 37, of New Haven, Connecticut has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Johnson is charged with unlawful firearm possession and fentanyl distribution offenses. On March 9, 2022, while executing a search warrant  at Johnson’s residence, the New Haven Police Department Shooting Task Force and other law enforcement officers … Continue reading New Haven Man Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For Fentanyl Distribution And Possession Of A Firearm

Army Reservist Convicted Of Being An Agent Of A Foreign Government

By Tiffany Williams – Ji Chaoqun, 31, of Chicago, a Chinese national and former Army Reservist, on Monday was convicted by jury of one count of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government, specifically the People’s Republic of China, without first notifying the Attorney General; one count of acting as an agent … Continue reading Army Reservist Convicted Of Being An Agent Of A Foreign Government

Kevin Martinez of Fitchburg sentenced to 22 months in prison for fentanyl and cocaine distribution

By Daniel Ingle – On September 16th, Kevin Martinez, 43, of Fitchburg was sentenced at the United States District Court in Worcester to 22 months in prison and six years of supervised release. Martinez, on March 23, 2022 pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more … Continue reading Kevin Martinez of Fitchburg sentenced to 22 months in prison for fentanyl and cocaine distribution

Dylan Rodas of Cumberland, RI pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

By Daniel Ingle – Dylan Rodas, 27, of Cumberland, RI pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Rodas, has been detained in federal custody since his arrest on March 28, 2022. At the time of his arrest, law enforcement seized approximately 660,500 methamphetamine-laced counterfeit Adderall® pills, weighing a … Continue reading Dylan Rodas of Cumberland, RI pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

Springfield Police Arrest Jose Mendoza On Firearms Charges

By Tiffany Williams –  Jose Mendoza, 41, of Springfield was arrested Wednesday by the Springfield Police and was charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Building, Possession of a Firearm without a FID Card. On August 10th, 2022 Mendoza allegedly was chasing an individual with a metal … Continue reading Springfield Police Arrest Jose Mendoza On Firearms Charges

Worcester Convicted Drug Dealer Gets 16 Years In Federal Prison

By Tiffany Williams – Daniel Donald, 41, of Worcester was sentenced today by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 16 years in prison followed by eight years of supervised release. In October 2021, Donald was convicted by a federal jury of one count of possession with intent to distribute over 100 grams … Continue reading Worcester Convicted Drug Dealer Gets 16 Years In Federal Prison

Boston Police Arrest Ivan Y. Cheung Of Quincy For Aggravated Rape Of A Child

By Tiffany Williams – Boston Police Monday night confirmed they have arrested Ivan Y. Cheung, 42, of Quincy on 4 counts of Aggravated Rape, 4 counts Aggravated Rape of a Child, and 2 counts Aggravated Statutory Rape.  The Boston Police Fugitive Unit and Sexual Assault Unit arrested Cheung around 5:10 PM and Boston Police said … Continue reading Boston Police Arrest Ivan Y. Cheung Of Quincy For Aggravated Rape Of A Child

2 Students At Fitchburg High School Arrested With Knives

By Tiffany Williams – Two students were arrested Monday morning at Fitchburg High School after Fitchburg Police received information they had knives.  School officials contacted Fitchburg Police around 9:30 AM saying a threat was made to the school. School administrators placed the school on lockdown as a precaution as they searched the building for a … Continue reading 2 Students At Fitchburg High School Arrested With Knives

Dominic Colon-Brown Of Farmington, Connecticut Sentenced To 12 Months For Firearms Charges

By Joseph Russell – At the United States District in New Haven, S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer sentenced Dominic Colon-Brown, 28, of Farmington, Connecticut to 12 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release. Colon-Brown, who was arrested on May 27, 2021, pleaded guilty on January 20, 2022, to one count of … Continue reading Dominic Colon-Brown Of Farmington, Connecticut Sentenced To 12 Months For Firearms Charges

Vermont State police Arrest Stephan Belanger For Domestic Violence

By Floyd Hartnett Saturday night, Vermont State Police arrested Stephan Belanger, 29, of Middlebury, VT. Belanger was charged with Domestic Assault; Reckless Endangerment; and Violation of Conditions of Release.  Vermont State Police in a statement said “Troopers responded to a report of an altercation outside a vehicle parked on River Road in the Town of … Continue reading Vermont State police Arrest Stephan Belanger For Domestic Violence

1 Adult And 3 Juveniles Arrested With Loaded Firearms In Roslindale, Massachusetts

By Floyd Hartnett Boston Police, Friday night arrested Daishawn Brown, 33, of Eliot, Maine, and three juvenile males with loaded firearms at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Roslindale. Boston Police said “Officers were on directed patrol in the area due to a recent 911 call for a group with guns. As Officers approached the group, one … Continue reading 1 Adult And 3 Juveniles Arrested With Loaded Firearms In Roslindale, Massachusetts

Hartford Police Investigating The Homicide Of Dominic Battle From Manchester, CT

By Floyd Hartnett – Hartford Police are investigating a homicide that happened early Sunday morning at the Lambada Night Club. Officers were dispatched to the club on Maple Ave just after midnight for a ShotSpotter activation. Upon arrival officers located Dominic Battle, 24, of Manchester, Connecticut shot and unresponsive. Police and EMS attempted life-saving measures … Continue reading Hartford Police Investigating The Homicide Of Dominic Battle From Manchester, CT

Vermont State Police Respond To Person Shot In Brookfield, Vermont.

By Floyd Hartnett Early Saturday morning, at about 3:58 AM, Vermont State Police responded to Halfway Brook Road in Brookfield, Vermont for a report of a male with a gunshot wound.  Vermont State Police confirmed, “The male was subsequently transported to UVM Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.”  This incident is still under investigation, and … Continue reading Vermont State Police Respond To Person Shot In Brookfield, Vermont.

Bryanna Goslant Of Waterford, VT Arrested For DUI

By Floyd Hartnett Bryanna Goslant, 21, of Waterford, VT was arrested by Vermont State Police Saturday night for DUI. Vermont State Police in a statement said, “VSP. St. Johnsbury conducted a traffic stop for motor vehicle violations. Upon speaking to the operator, Troopers observed several signs of impairment. After field sobriety tests were done, the … Continue reading Bryanna Goslant Of Waterford, VT Arrested For DUI

Massachusetts State Police Confirm, Samuel Ibikunle, 72, of Westborough Was Killed In Crash On 495

By Tiffany Williams – Massachusetts State Police have confirmed that Samuel Ibikunle, 72, of Westborough was the victim in a wrong-way fatal crash in Hopkinton. August 17, 2022 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Massachusetts State Police responded to reports of a wrong-way driver southbound on Interstate 495 northbound in Hopkinton. While Troopers responded to the area … Continue reading Massachusetts State Police Confirm, Samuel Ibikunle, 72, of Westborough Was Killed In Crash On 495

Vermont State Police Arrest Timothy Blanchard Of Castleton, VT For DUI

By Tammy Hughes –  At approximately 6:12 PM, Friday night, Vermont State Police arrested Timothy Blanchard, 42, of Castleton, VT. Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks responded to a report of an intoxicated male destroying property at a residence on Cold River Road in Rutland Town, VT.  Troopers determined Blanchard damaged a rear … Continue reading Vermont State Police Arrest Timothy Blanchard Of Castleton, VT For DUI

Rhode Island State Police Arrest Fugitive Aaron French Of Central Falls, Rhode Island

By Tammy Hughes –  Rhode State Police have arrested Aaron French, 32, of 114 Dexter Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island. French, was wanted on a bench warrant out Providence Superior Court for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance, originating out of the Providence Police Department, … Continue reading Rhode Island State Police Arrest Fugitive Aaron French Of Central Falls, Rhode Island

10 Members Of A Massachusetts And Rhode Island Drug Trafficking Organization Were Indicted By Federal Grand Jury Wednesday

By Tiffany Williams – Wednesday, at the United States District Court in Boston, a federal grand jury indicted ten individuals who were allegedly involved in a drug trafficking organization (DTO) that distributed fentanyl in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Estarlin Ortiz-Alcantara, 36, of Providence, R.I.; Mario Rafael Dominguez-Ortiz, 24, of Cranston, R.I.; Yeury Francisco Garcia-Rodriguez, … Continue reading 10 Members Of A Massachusetts And Rhode Island Drug Trafficking Organization Were Indicted By Federal Grand Jury Wednesday

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

Boston Police Arrest Devon Hamilton, Of Dorchester For Roxbury Shooting

Arlene R. Dixon – Boston Police have arrested Devon Hamilton, 22, of Dorchester in connection to a non-fatal shooting. Himilton was arrested about 12:13 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.  Hamilton has been charged with Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (to Wit: Firearm), Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet … Continue reading Boston Police Arrest Devon Hamilton, Of Dorchester For Roxbury Shooting

Worcester Police Arrest Keith Jones Of Fitchburg For Cambridge Street Homicide

By Tiffany Williams – Thursday, Worcester Police with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service, Massachusetts State Police, Fitchburg Police and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office arrested Keith Jones, 32, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts.  Jones was arrested in connection with the July 16, double shooting and homicide at 629 Cambridge St in Worcester.  Jones, is charged with … Continue reading Worcester Police Arrest Keith Jones Of Fitchburg For Cambridge Street Homicide

Anthony Basilici, Of Pawtucket, R.I. Pleads Guilty To His Role With Drug Trafficking Organization

By Tiffany Williams – Anthony Basilici, 39, of Pawtucket, R.I. pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, one count of possession and discharge of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, one count of conspiracy to commit … Continue reading Anthony Basilici, Of Pawtucket, R.I. Pleads Guilty To His Role With Drug Trafficking Organization

MS-13 Member Charged With Murder Extradited To The United States

By Tiffany Williams – José Jonathan Guevara-Castro, also known as “Suspechoso” (Guevara-Castro), an alleged member of the violent transnational criminal organization La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the “MS-13,” and a fugitive from justice, was extradited Tuesday from El Salvador to the United States.   Guevara-Castro was arrested in Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador on August 13, … Continue reading MS-13 Member Charged With Murder Extradited To The United States

Hartford Convicted Felon Sentenced To 13 Months For Violating Terms Of Supervised Release

By Arlene Dixon – Noel Perez, 25, of Hartford, CT. was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 18 months of imprisonment.  On May 29, 2018, Hartford Police stopped a vehicle Perez was driving on Wadsworth Street. While searching the vehicle Hartford Police recovered a loaded .40 caliber handgun, … Continue reading Hartford Convicted Felon Sentenced To 13 Months For Violating Terms Of Supervised Release

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

By Tiffany Williams – 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 … Continue reading Brighton, Massachusetts Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Drug Conspiracy Charges

East Hartford, Connecticut Man Gets 180 Months In Prison For Fentanyl Distribution

By Yuan Chu – Wednesday, at the U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Luis Ciuro, 37, of East Hartford, Connecticut was was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kari A. Dooley to 180 months of imprisonment, followed by 10 years of supervised release. Ciuro, in November 2020, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent … Continue reading East Hartford, Connecticut Man Gets 180 Months In Prison For Fentanyl Distribution

Level 3 Massachusetts Sex Offender Charged For Third Time With Failure To Register

By Yuan Chu – Frank Boyd, 53, of Fryeburg, Maine has been charged with one count of failure to register as a sex offender. Boyd is currently in state custody awaiting trial on state charges and will make an initial appearance in federal court in Boston at a later date. In 2001 and 2009, Boyd … Continue reading Level 3 Massachusetts Sex Offender Charged For Third Time With Failure To Register

Massachusetts VA Employee Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

By Tiffany Williams – Kevin Divoll, 51, Royalston on Thursday was charged with one count of possession of child pornography.  Divoll, on Thursday appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni at the United States District Court in Springfield. Divoll was detained pending a detention hearing scheduled for Aug. 9, 2022. During an an … Continue reading Massachusetts VA Employee Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

Worcester Police Officer Colby E. Turner Arrested For Overtime Scheme

By Jonathan Burgos – Monday, August 1, 2022 Colby E. Turner, 33 of Worcester, Massachusetts was arrested at Worcester, MA. Police Department.  Turner, a Worcester Police Officer for 5 years, has been charged with 5 counts of larceny over $1,200 by single scheme and false claims by law enforcement officer on hours worked.  Allegedly, officer … Continue reading Worcester Police Officer Colby E. Turner Arrested For Overtime Scheme

Boston Police Police Investigating A Monday Midday Homicide

By Tiffany Williams – Monday afternoon, Boston Police responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 215 Norwell Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. Anyone with information is strongly … Continue reading Boston Police Police Investigating A Monday Midday Homicide

Boston Police Make Multiple Firearms Arrests Over The Weekend

By Tiffany Williams – The first arrest was around 7:13 pm Friday night. Boston Police and Mass State Police conducted a firearm investigation which led to the arrest of Tanaily Pinero, 22, of Roxbury, and Tyreek Woodley, 23, of Dorchester, on assault charges at the intersection of Washington Street and Summer Street. Boston Police said … Continue reading Boston Police Make Multiple Firearms Arrests Over The Weekend

Jamaica Plain Man Arrested After Hitting 2 Boston Police Officers With His Car

By Tiffany Williams – Sunday afternoon two Boston Police Officers assigned to the Puerto Rican Day Parade were struck by a motor vehicle. The incident happened at approximately 12:20 PM, in the area of Peter Parley Road and Walnut Avenue in Jamaica Plain. The vehicle approached a wooden barrier which was placed at the intersection … Continue reading Jamaica Plain Man Arrested After Hitting 2 Boston Police Officers With His Car

4 Providence Gang Members Sentenced To Federal Prison

By Jonathan Burgos –  Four Rhode Island gang members were sentenced on Tuesday at the United States District Court in Providence. Delacey Andrade, 28, was sentenced to eleven years of incarceration; Kendrick Johnson 31, was sentenced to six years imprisonment; Keishon Johnson, 32, was sentenced to twelve years in prison; and Montrel Johnson, 26, was … Continue reading 4 Providence Gang Members Sentenced To Federal Prison

Maine State Police Arrest A Juvenile For The Murder Of 14-year-old Brooke McLaughlin

By Tiffany Williams –  Sunday, Maine State Police confirmed that they have arrested a male juvenile in the for the murder of 14-year-old Brooke McLaughlin of Mt. Vernon. McLaughlin was found deceased in her home on July 18, just after 6:00 pm. The Office of Chief Medical Examiner determined McLaughlin’s death was a homicide.  The … Continue reading Maine State Police Arrest A Juvenile For The Murder Of 14-year-old Brooke McLaughlin

Owner Of Massachusetts Pavement Company Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

By Tiffany Williams –  Monday, at the United States District Court in Boston, Robert Brainard, 52, of Weymouth, pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion. Brainard, the former owner of Got Pavement Needs, Inc., underreported income on his personal tax returns for tax years 2014 through 2021, resulting in an income tax loss of … Continue reading Owner Of Massachusetts Pavement Company Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

Boston Man Sentenced To Two Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Fentanyl

By Tiffany Williams –  On July 21, 2022 Diamondez Pierre, 24, of Boston was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to two years in prison and three years of supervised release.  On March 25, 2021, Pierre pleaded guilty to possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute. On Aug. 8, 2020, law enforcement … Continue reading Boston Man Sentenced To Two Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Fentanyl

Kelly Lavoie, Of Woonsocket, Rhode Island Was Arrested On A Drug Charge

By Mariah Collier – On Sunday at 2:37 PM, Rhode Island State Police arrested Kelly Lavoie, age 40, of 63 Mill Street Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Lavoie was arrested on an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant on the charge of Possession of Schedule I-V Controlled Substance under 10 grams, originating out of the Narragansett Police Department. Lavoie … Continue reading Kelly Lavoie, Of Woonsocket, Rhode Island Was Arrested On A Drug Charge

Kenneth Medina Of Warwick Arrested On A Bench Warrant

By Mariah Collier – On Sunday morning at 2:45 AM, Rhode Island State Police arrested Kenneth Medina, 24, of 101 Harrington Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island. Medina was arrested on a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Disposition on the original charge of Passing of Counterfeit Certificates, Bills, or Notes, originating out of … Continue reading Kenneth Medina Of Warwick Arrested On A Bench Warrant

Taylor Fife Of Providence Arrested On Two Outstanding Warrants

By Mariah Collier – Sunday morning, at 1:09 AM, Rhode Island State Police arrested Taylor Fife, age 23, of 239 Ohio Avenue Apt. #1, Providence, Rhode Island.  Fife was arrested on a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge Domestic Violence – Felony Assault, originating out of the … Continue reading Taylor Fife Of Providence Arrested On Two Outstanding Warrants

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

By Jonathan Burgos – 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 … Continue reading Ricardo Colon Of Lowell Indicted By Federal Grand Jury In Boston For Drugs And Firearms Charges

Worcester Police Investigating A Double Shooting With One Victim Pronounced Deceased

By Jacob K. Nunez – Police in Worcester are investigating a fatal shooting that happened about 7:05 PM, Saturday night. Police responded to a ShotSpotter activation on Cambridge Street and upon arrival they located two females who were shot.  Worcester Police say that one of the victims who was 41 was pronounced deceased after being … Continue reading Worcester Police Investigating A Double Shooting With One Victim Pronounced Deceased

Boston Police Investigating Saturday Morning Homicide In Dorchester

By Jacob Nunez – Early Saturday morning at approximately 1:03 a.m Boston Police responded to 110 Harvard Street in Dorchester for a report of a male stabbed. Upon arrival officers located one adult male who was stabbed and he was transported by Boston EMS to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.  Homicide … Continue reading Boston Police Investigating Saturday Morning Homicide In Dorchester

Boston Police Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop And Arrest 2

By Jonathan Burgos – Early Friday morning at about 12:50 AM Boston Police arrested Jermaine Seams 42, of Dorchester and Jerrod Brown-Carter, 34, Boston. Seams has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Carrying a firearm without a license, and Operation of an … Continue reading Boston Police Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop And Arrest 2

Rhode Island State Police Make DUI Arrest On Route 95 In Pawtucket

By Danielle Lopez – Early Friday morning at about 12:52 AM, Rhode Island State Police arrested Jenny Vega Roman, age 50, of 161 Mendon Avenue, Apt. 1, Pawtucket, RI. Roman was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs – BAC Unknown – 1st Offense, Disorderly Conduct, and Refusal to Submit to … Continue reading Rhode Island State Police Make DUI Arrest On Route 95 In Pawtucket

Leicester Man Charged With Homicide OUI Liquor and/or Drugs In Worcester

By Tiffany Williams – On Monday, at the Worcester District Court, Stephen W. Beando, 50, 23 Salminen Dr. Leicester, Massachusetts was arraigned on charges of leaving the scene after causing death, motor vehicle homicide by OUI liquor and/or drugs, fail to slow for pedestrian in roadway and failure to report address change to RMV. Beando … Continue reading Leicester Man Charged With Homicide OUI Liquor and/or Drugs In Worcester

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

By Josephine Turco –  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 … Continue reading Lawrence Man Previously Arrested On Federal Drug Charges Faces Additional Federal Drug Charges

Swansea, Massachusetts Man Arrested Arrested for Child Pornography

By Josephine Turco –  Todd Miozza, 51, of Swansea, Massachusetts was arrested Wednesday and was charged with possession of child pornography. Miozza made an initial appearance Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Boston and Magistrate Judge Donald L. Cabell ordered that he be detained pending a detention hearing on July 5, 2022.  Law enforcement … Continue reading Swansea, Massachusetts Man Arrested Arrested for Child Pornography

Member Of Gangster Disciple Street Gang Sentenced To Five Years

By Eva Stevens –  Wednesday, at the United States District Court in Boston, U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin sentenced Manuel Roderick, 44, of Auburn, Maine to five years in prison and four years of supervised release.  Roderick, a member of the Gangster Disciple street gang previously pleaded guilty to one count of possession … Continue reading Member Of Gangster Disciple Street Gang Sentenced To Five Years

Warwick, Rhode Island Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearms Charge

By Tyson Grimes – Branden Eddie Smith, 37,of Warwick, Rhode Island pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.  On March 21, 2022, Warwick police and emergency services were called to a Warwick residence several hours after a juvenile discharged a firearm, causing a self-inflicted wound to his knee. Warwick police … Continue reading Warwick, Rhode Island Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearms Charge

Former Enforcer Of New Bedford, Massachusetts Latin Kings Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

By Tifany Williams – 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 … Continue reading Former Enforcer Of New Bedford, Massachusetts Latin Kings Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

Hartford Police Major Crimes Division Investigating Shooting On Orange Street

By Josephine Turco – Police in Hartford, Connecticut are investigating a shooting on Orange Street. It happened just around 8:00 am Sunday morning. Officers located a male who was shot and he was taken to an area hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division is investigating … Continue reading Hartford Police Major Crimes Division Investigating Shooting On Orange Street

Meriden, Connecticut Man Indicted For Fentanyl Distribution

By Gregory Disown – Today a federal grand jury in New Haven returned an indictment charging Gerardo Munez-Irizarry A.K.A. “Indio,” 43, of Meriden, Connecticut with possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl. Between June and August 2021, law enforcement made multiple controlled purchases of fentanyl from Nunez-Irizarry. In November 2021, Nunez-Irizarry … Continue reading Meriden, Connecticut Man Indicted For Fentanyl Distribution

Repeat Boston Sex Offender Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison

By Eugene Jordan – David Ladeau, 66, of Hyde Park was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Chief Judge F. Dennis Saylor to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release. Ladeau was also sentenced to two years in prison for each of his two supervised release violations, which will run concurrently with … Continue reading Repeat Boston Sex Offender Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison

Springfield, Massachusetts Police Investigating Tuesday Night Shooting

By Briana Crume –  On Tuesday night at approximately 8:20 pm, Springfield Police Department responded to the area of  officers Ventura St. for a ShotSpotter activation.   Upon arrival officers located a male gunshot victim. He was transported to Baystate and he is in stable condition.   This is a developing story and the Springfield Police Department … Continue reading Springfield, Massachusetts Police Investigating Tuesday Night Shooting

Nashua, New Hampshire Man Arrested For DUI In Vermont

By Josephine Turco – At approximately 6:13 p.m. Tuesday night Vermont State Police arrested Andrew R. Larose, 34, of Nashua, New Hampshire.  Troopers responded to a single motor vehicle crash on Somerset Road in the Town of Searsburg. While having a conversation with Larose, Troopers detected signs of impairment.  Vermont State Police screened Larose for … Continue reading Nashua, New Hampshire Man Arrested For DUI In Vermont

Vermont State Police Arrest Cambridge, Vermont Man For Domestic

By Josephine Turco – Early Tuesday morning at approximately 12:32 a.m., Vermont State Police arrested Spartacus Deslaurier, 46, of Cambridge, Vermont. Troopers were dispatched to N Cambridge Road in Cambridge for a report of a family fight. Allegedly Deslaurier assaulted a domestic partner.   Troopers arrested Deslaurier without incident and transported him to the Williston Barracks … Continue reading Vermont State Police Arrest Cambridge, Vermont Man For Domestic

Member Of New Bedford Latin Kings Gets 3 Years Of Supervised Release For Racketeering Activity

By Tiffany Williams – On Tuesday, Taliyah Barboza, a/k/a “Queen Taliyah,” 27, of New Bedford, Massachusetts was sentenced to time served (approximately six days in prison) and three years of supervised release. Barboza, who is a known member of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, in November 2020, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to … Continue reading Member Of New Bedford Latin Kings Gets 3 Years Of Supervised Release For Racketeering Activity

Leicester Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud, Stealing Indentities Of Worcester County Jail Inmates

By Elizabeth Fuller – On Monday at the United States District Court in Worcester, Destinee Snay, 20, of Leicester pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. From about June 2020 to about October 2020, Snay and co-defendant William Cordor conspired to file false and fraudulent claims for unemployment assistance in multiple … Continue reading Leicester Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud, Stealing Indentities Of Worcester County Jail Inmates

Boston Man Faces Federal Firearms, Drugs And Pandemic Relief Fraud Charges

By Tara Johnson – Today, Jammy Alphonse, 28, of Boston was charged with wire fraud conspiracy, false representation of a Social Security number, aggravated identity theft, possession of a firearm and ammunition and possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl. Alphonse, who was originally arrested in August 2021 with being a … Continue reading Boston Man Faces Federal Firearms, Drugs And Pandemic Relief Fraud Charges

UPDATE: Victim Shot In Highgate, Vermont Has Died, Suspect In Custody

By Tiffany Williams – NewsTalk New England first reported Saturday night about a shooting in Highgate, Vermont. We have continued to follow this developing story and Vermont State Police has confirmed that the victim who was shot, was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Vermont State Police has … Continue reading UPDATE: Victim Shot In Highgate, Vermont Has Died, Suspect In Custody

Vermont State Police Arrest Brattleboro Man For DUI After Crash On I91

At approximately 8:43 PM Sunday night, Vermont State Police arrested Caleb Smith for suspicion of DUI. Troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Interstate 91 at the exit 2 ramp in the town of Brattleboro in Windham County.  The operator of one of the vehicles was Smith and while … Continue reading Vermont State Police Arrest Brattleboro Man For DUI After Crash On I91

Vermont State Police Is Investigating An Early Saturday Morning Shooting In Highgate

By William Ross – Vermont State Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning in the town of Highgate. Troopers Initially responded to Vermont Route 207 and Paquette Drive near the St. Albans and Swanton town line at 5:35 a.m. Upon arrival Troopers located one person who suffered critical, life-threatening injuries and was … Continue reading Vermont State Police Is Investigating An Early Saturday Morning Shooting In Highgate

Former Massachusetts Pirates Player Found Dead In Dallas Apartment

By Tiffany Williams – 25-year-old Du’Vonta Lampkin, a former player with the Massachusetts Pirates, was found dead in Dallas Thursday night.  Dallas Police have confirmed that officers responded to 500 S. Ervay St. at approximately 10:10 p.m Thursday night. Upon arrival they located Lampkin lying on his back with a single gunshot wound. He was … Continue reading Former Massachusetts Pirates Player Found Dead In Dallas Apartment

Providence Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Distribution Of Cocaine Base

By Efrem Awet – Today, Michael Rodriguez, 26, of Providence, Rhode Island was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge John J. McConnell, Jr. to 60 months of incarceration to be followed by four years of federal supervised release. Rodriguez pled guilty on August 31, 2021, to two counts of distribution of 28 grams or … Continue reading Providence Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Distribution Of Cocaine Base

Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team Makes Drug Arrest Following Pursuit

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 … Continue reading Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team Makes Drug Arrest Following Pursuit

Providence Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fentanyl And Heroin Distribution

By Tiffany Williams – 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 … Continue reading Providence Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fentanyl And Heroin Distribution

Police In Lynn, Massachusetts Investigating A Fatal Stabbing

By Eryk Castro – Police in Lynn, Massachusetts are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Monday night at 36 Myrtle St.  It happened just before 6 p.m., the Essex District Attorney’s Office said a 63-year-old male was transported to Salem Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police have confirmed that a suspect has been arrested … Continue reading Police In Lynn, Massachusetts Investigating A Fatal Stabbing

Vermont State Police Make DUI Arrest On I89 North In Georgia, Vermont

By William Ross – On Monday night at about 4:25 PM, Vermont State Police arrested Patricia Bloomer, 55, of Randolph, Vermont for Driving Under the Influence. Vermont State Police received a report of a vehicle speeding and operating erratically on I89 N in Georgia, Vermont. The vehicle which was described to VSP was observed and … Continue reading Vermont State Police Make DUI Arrest On I89 North In Georgia, Vermont

Boyfriend Charged With Murder In Girlfriends Death

By Jennifer Howard –  In Waterbury, Connecticut Police are investigating a fatal stabbing on Willow Street and Roseland Ave. It happened just before 10:20 PM Tuesday night when police received a complaint of an assault. Upon arrival officers located Moesha Watson who was later pronounced deceased. Police have confirmed that Moesha Watson’s boyfriend, Ainsley Panton … Continue reading Boyfriend Charged With Murder In Girlfriends Death

Waterbury, Connecticut Drug Dealer Sentenced To 33 Months Of Imprisonment

By Theresa Diaz – At the United States District Court in Hartford, Connecticut on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant, sentenced Issac Wilson also known as “Ike,” 25, of Waterbury, to 33 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release. On November 1, 2021, Wilson pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy … Continue reading Waterbury, Connecticut Drug Dealer Sentenced To 33 Months Of Imprisonment

Providence Man Arrested For Aggravated Rape Of A Child In Massachusetts

By Reinaldo Vasquez – Police in Hanson, Massachusetts have arrested 23-year-old Jared A. Soltys, of Providence, Rhode Island for aggravated statutory rape of a child and procuring liquor for a person under 21. Soltys was arrested around 1:30 AM Saturday morning after police received a tip that an underage child was filmed in a Snapchat … Continue reading Providence Man Arrested For Aggravated Rape Of A Child In Massachusetts

Massachusetts State Trooper Uninjured After Drunk Driver Hits His Cruiser

By Tiffany Williams – Massachusetts State Police arrested a 31-year-old man from Randolph who was driving drunk and crashed into a State Police cruiser.  It happened just after midnight on Sunday as a Trooper was assisting a disabled motor vehicle I-95 northbound in Sharon. A 2014 Mercedes E35 struck the cruiser.  The Trooper requested EMS … Continue reading Massachusetts State Trooper Uninjured After Drunk Driver Hits His Cruiser

1 Person Killed In Double Shooting Overnight In Boston

By Eryk Castro – Boston Police are investigating an overnight shooting on Lawrence Ave. When officers arrived on scene they located two gunshot victims. Both were transported to an area hospital.  One of the victims, an adult male was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Fentanyl Distribution

By Efrem Awet – On Thursday, Natalie Cassidy, 28, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island was sentenced at the United States District Court in Providence to one year and one day in federal prison. In May 2021, Cassidy, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base, distribution of cocaine base … Continue reading Woonsocket, Rhode Island Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Fentanyl Distribution

Chicopee School’s Superintendent Indicted By Federal Grand Jury

By Brandon Fowler – The Chicopee, Massachusetts Superintendent of Public Schools has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of making false statements. Lynn Clark, 51, of Belchertown, the  Superintendent in December 2021, falsely stated to federal agents that she received threatening text messages from unknown phone numbers, when, in fact she … Continue reading Chicopee School’s Superintendent Indicted By Federal Grand Jury

Massachusetts State Police Arrest Violent Fugitive After Western Mass Pursuit

By Eryk Castro – A violent fugitive wanted in Maine and Illinois was arrested by Massachusetts State Police after an early Wednesday morning pursuit on the Mass Pike.  It all started after an alert State Trooper located a stolen vehicle at the Charlton Service Plaza on the Massachusetts Turnpike westbound. Massachusetts State Police said Kevin … Continue reading Massachusetts State Police Arrest Violent Fugitive After Western Mass Pursuit

MBTA Transit Police Investigating Shooting At Ruggles Station

By Tiffany Williams – MBTA Transit Police in Boston is investigating a shooting incident at Ruggles Station. At approximately 6:19 p.m. officers responded to a report of shots fired and upon arrival located one adult male in the lower busway who was shot. The male was transported to Boston Medical Center to be treated for … Continue reading MBTA Transit Police Investigating Shooting At Ruggles Station

Boston Police Arrest 2 Suspects In Sunday Morning Shooting

By Ashley Evans – Boston Police responded to an early Sunday morning shooting, just after 2:30 AM in the area of Beach and Hudson Streets. Upon arrival officers located two adult males who had been shot and both were taken to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries. BPD says that officers were given the description of … Continue reading Boston Police Arrest 2 Suspects In Sunday Morning Shooting

Shots Fired Call Leads To 1 Arrest And Recovery Of Loaded Firearm In Dorchester, Massachusetts

By Ashley Evans – Boston Police just after 9:00 PM Friday night responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Topliff Street in Dorchester. Officers on scene did locate ballistic evidence and damage in the area of Levant St. Officers were informed that a black male, wearing a black jacket, and black … Continue reading Shots Fired Call Leads To 1 Arrest And Recovery Of Loaded Firearm In Dorchester, Massachusetts

Providence, Rhode Island Police Arrest Man With A Gun And Drugs

By Glen McGowan – Police in Providence, Rhode Island have arrested 42-year-old Joseph Trott of Providence for possession of a firearm without a license and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a crime of violence.  Providence Police while in the area of Manton Avenue early Saturday morning heard gunshots from the area … Continue reading Providence, Rhode Island Police Arrest Man With A Gun And Drugs

Springfield, Massachusetts Homicide Suspect Arrested

By Tiffany Williams – Around 9:30 a.m. this morning police in Springfield, Massachusetts arrested Jerry Ramos, 26, of Springfield. Ramos has been charged with Murder, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License, Discharging a Firearm within 500 feet of a Building and Firearm-Armed Robbery In January, Springfield Police responded … Continue reading Springfield, Massachusetts Homicide Suspect Arrested

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