MASSACHUSETTS CRIME AND JUSTICE NEWS



Maine Man Charged with Hate Crime Offenses for Arson of Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield (Apr 15, 2021 12:46)
Dushko Vulchev of Maine has been charged in Springfield in connection with setting the fire that ...

Former Corporate Executive Charged in Connection with $30 Million Embezzlement Scheme (Apr 14, 2021 11:36)
Richard Hajjar, the former chief financial officer of Alden Shoe Co., has agreed to plead guilty ...

Fall River Man Arrested on Child Exploitation Charges (Apr 13, 2021 10:27)
Charles Eugene Schnitzlein III, of Fall River, has been charged in Boston in connection with trav...

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice Relating to Attempts to Acquire Ricin (Apr 13, 2021 10:24)
Dr. Ishtiaq Ali Saaem of Allentown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in Boston to obstructing an inve...

Manchester Man Charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (Apr 13, 2021 03:30)
Jafet Centeno of Manchester has been indicted by a federal grand jury and charged with unlawful p...

New York Man Sentenced to 10 Years on Federal Drug Charge (Apr 13, 2021 03:00)
Melquan Jordan of Brooklyn has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to distribute ...

Nashua Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking (Apr 9, 2021 04:30)
Melvin Stanford of Nashua pleaded guilty in federal court to distributing crack cocaine.

Holyoke Man Arrested for Fentanyl Conspiracy (Apr 9, 2021 04:00)
Josue Rivera Rodriguez of Holyoke, believed to be associated with the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Genera...

Romanian National Extradited to U.S. for Multi-State ATM Skimming Scheme (Apr 9, 2021 04:00)
Dragush Nelo Hornea, a Romanian national, has been extradited from Germany to the District of Mas...

Rhode Island Man Sentenced for Five Bank Robberies (Apr 9, 2021 04:00)
Dong Lee of Rhode Island has been sentenced in federal court in Boston for five bank robberies, i...

Two Stoneham Residents Arrested on Charges of Identity Theft and Unemployment Fraud Related to COVID-19 Pandemic (Apr 9, 2021 04:00)
Daniel Maleus and Lilly Nguyen, Stoneham residents, were arrested in connection with a scheme to ...

Former Member of New Bedford Latin Kings Chapter Sentenced for Racketeering Conspiracy (Apr 8, 2021 09:30)
Raekwon Paris, a former member of the New Bedford Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin Kin...

Former Leader of Lowell Latin Kings Chapter Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy (Apr 8, 2021 08:30)
Alfred Nieves, a former leader of the Lowell Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and...

Boston Man Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud Scheme (Apr 8, 2021 04:00)
Tanmaya Kabra, the owner of several Boston-based investment companies, pleaded guilty in federal ...

Malden Man and Woman Arrested for Drug and Firearms Conspiracy Involving Five Shootings and Multiple Machine Guns (Apr 7, 2021 13:00)
Jaiir Coleman and Christina Bernbaum of Malden have been arrested and charged in connection with ...

Holyoke Businessman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute More Than One Kilogram of Heroin and Cocaine (Mar 1, 2021 08:48)
Javier Gonzalez, a Holyoke businessman, pleaded guilty to participating in a cocaine and heroin c...

FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate to Keynote Boston Conference on Cyber Security (Mar 1, 2021 07:48)
FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate will deliver the keynote address during the fifth annual Boston C...

Malden Man Arrested on Drug and Firearms Charges Involving Multiple Machine Guns (Mar 1, 2021 02:00)
Phillips Charles of Malden has been charged in connection with his role in a drug trafficking con...

Ghanaian National Arrested for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering Arising from $1.7 Million Romance Scam (Feb 26, 2021 06:00)
Kofi Osei, a Ghanaian national, was arrested on wire fraud and money laundering charges involving...

Former Member of Boston Latin Kings Chapter Sentenced for Racketeering Conspiracy Charges (Feb 26, 2021 06:00)
Angel Ortiz, a former member of the Boston Latin Kings Chapter, has been sentenced to 27 months i...