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QUINCY, Massachusetts | Suspect in Massachusetts officer death held without bail

QUINCY, Mass. — The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer, as well as an innocent bystander, is being held without bail. Twenty-year-old Emanuel Lopes has been arraigned Tuesday for two counts of murder in front of a gallery packed with police officers. He pleaded not guilty to multiple charges, including the two counts … Continue reading QUINCY, Massachusetts | Suspect in Massachusetts officer death held without bail

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Kelly A. Lynch, Former Controller of Small Business Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $229,000

BOSTON, Ms. – A Boston woman pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to bank fraud in connection with the embezzlement of over $229,000 from a small business that employed her. Kelly A. Lynch, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani scheduled sentencing for Oct. 9, … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Kelly A. Lynch, Former Controller of Small Business Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $229,000

Massachusetts News: Brockton Felon, Dennis Afonso Sentenced for Firearms Offense

BOSTON , MS.– A Brockton man who was previously convicted of firearms charges was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston on a federal firearms charge. Dennis Afonso, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Senior Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. to 78 months in prison and three years of supervised release after pleading guilty … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Brockton Felon, Dennis Afonso Sentenced for Firearms Offense

Massachusetts News: Providence Man, Dario Bier Romero and Dominican National Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl

Defendants allegedly possessed three kilos of fentanyl at time of arrest; additional kilo found during search BOSTON, Ms. – A Providence man and a Dominican national have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston on charges of fentanyl conspiracy. Dario Bier Romero, 27, of Providence, R.I., and Luis Cirino, 35, a Dominican national … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Providence Man, Dario Bier Romero and Dominican National Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl

Massachusetts News: Malden Man, Lou Amaral Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Employer

BOSTON, MS. – A Malden man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to his role in a wide-ranging conspiracy to defraud his employer, a large facilities services company with offices in the Greater Boston area. Lou Amaral, 52, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit honest services mail fraud, one count … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Malden Man, Lou Amaral Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Employer

Massachusetts News: Former Massachusetts State Trooper, Gregory Raftery Pleads Guilty to Overtime Fraud

Four defendants implicated thus far in investigation of overtime abuse BOSTON, Massachusetts. – A former Massachusetts State Trooper pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with the ongoing investigation of overtime abuse at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP). Per an agreement unsealed today, Gregory Raftery, 47, of Westwood, pleaded guilty to one count … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Former Massachusetts State Trooper, Gregory Raftery Pleads Guilty to Overtime Fraud

‎Massachusetts News: Boston Man, Thomas W. Nee Sentenced for Robbing Five Banks

BOSTON, Ms. – A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for robbing five banks throughout April and June 2017. Thomas W. Nee, 47, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. to 92 months in prison and three years of supervised release.  In September 2017, Nee pleaded guilty … Continue reading ‎Massachusetts News: Boston Man, Thomas W. Nee Sentenced for Robbing Five Banks

Massachusetts News: Canadian National, Justin Carl Wong Pleads Guilty to Enticing Children to Produce Child Pornography

Victims were eight and 10-years-old BOSTON , Ms– A Canadian national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Springfield to enticing children over the internet to produce child pornography and to send the sexually explicit pictures to him. Justin Carl Wong, 35, of Ontario, Canada, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Canadian National, Justin Carl Wong Pleads Guilty to Enticing Children to Produce Child Pornography