Todd Randall, a Revere police officer, was arrested today on charges he was caught accepting $200 in FBI bribe money in exchange for fixing a court case in Chelsea District Court and then lying about it to FBI agents, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.
The Globe reports the mesh disks are now turning up on Revere Beach, just six miles north of Boston Harbor.
The former director of the Revere Public Library was indicted yesterday on charges he used city money to buy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of books, DVDs, software and "collectible curios," that he either kept or sold on eBay - including elephant tusks.
Robert Rice, 45, of Rowley, was charged with three counts of larceny over $250, three counts of embezzlement by a city officer and 15 counts of procurement fraud, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which said Rice is scheduled for arraignment on April 1.
Check another one off your bucket list: Watch woman iron the sand at Revere Beach.
A Revere man nabbed on Saturday for alleged drunk driving - for the fourth time - told a judge Monday he didn't realize his arrest meant he wasn't supposed to drive, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
Chelsea District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes sternly warned Jesse Dalrymple to not drive home from court - or anywhere else - at least until his case is resolved, the DA's office says. It adds it disputes Dalrymple's claim, saying the state trooper who arrested him advised him his .18 on a breath test triggered an automatic 30-day license suspension.
The owner of a school-van service was arraigned yesterday on charges he sexually assaulted a young girl in one of his vans on the way home from school on Tuesday.
Sergio Lara, 53, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail at his arraignment in Chelsea District Court on charges of rape of a child and indecent assault and battery on a child, Revere Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office said.
Lara owns Maya Transportation, which brings children to and from schools in Revere, Chelsea and East Boston. According to a statement from the DA's office:
One of his passengers, a five-year-old Everett girl, told her mother on Tuesday that Lara had sexually assaulted her on the way home from school. The girlâ€™s parents took her to an area hospital the same evening and notified police. Lara was identified and arrested the next day.
Nelson Banol of Revere was sentenced to 5 1/2 months in federal prison today for his role in a plot to steal supplies from Mass. General and ship them to Colombia.
Banol, who worked at the hospital, admitted he stole $3,240 worth of sutures over a 19-month period, along with another man who is charged with stealing roughly $163,000 worth of pediatric pulse oximetry sensors, the US Attorney's Office in Boston reports.
A Revere man was arraigned today on charges he went berserk in a pick-up mounted with a snow plow outside his house last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The Revere Journal reports on the stabbing at the Squire Lounge this past Friday, allegedly by a man known only for his Irish heritage. A second would-be victim managed to beat off the Irish man and his pals with his cane, the Journal says.
State Police are investigating the shooting death of Mario Rosa, 24, at his 170 Bellingham Ave. home about 10 p.m. Saturday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
UPDATE: Arrested in Roxbury.
AlertNewEngland reports a woman abducted from a residential mental-health facility after a bloody attack there early this afternooon was found dead in a church parking lot in Lynn. But the car possibly used by her alleged killer - a resident at the facility - was found on Dorchester Avenue in Ashmont, he reports.
At a press conference tonight, Revere Police and Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said the man, Deshawn James Chappell, 27, of Chelsea, could be in Boston.
Shortly before noon, Revere police and fire crews responded to the North Suffolk Mental Health Association at 110 Ocean Ave. on a report of a fire. They found both fire and a large amount of blood. Not long after, they found Stephanie Moulton's body in the parking lot of a church in Lynn.
Authorities say anybody who spots Chappell should call police. Earlier today, Boston Police were told to be on the lookout for man in clothes covered with blood.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the body of an Asian male believed to be in his early 20s was found around 8:30 a.m. today, "partially buried in the snow," by the South Bath House. "There were no signs of blood or obvious foul play at the scene," the DA's office says, adding an autopsy will be performed tomorrow after the body has sufficiently warmed up.
Investigators have tentatively identified the man but are withholding his name until after notifying next of kin, the DA's office says.
Paul Morani, 23, was arrested this weekend on a variety of charges related to a July 30 beating that left his Revere girlfriend with "multiple fractured ribs, a swollen face, and blood streaked across her left wrist," the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Chelsea District Court Judge D. Dunbar Livingston set bail at $10,000. Suffolk County prosecutors had asked for bail for $75,000 for Morani, whom they said was tracked as far away as Las Vegas before returning to Revere, where he was arrested at a Comfort Inn on American Legion Highway.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today prosecutors could not use a gun found in a Revere motel room against the man charged with its possession because the woman who let cops in wasn't renting the room.
At issue was a gun seized from what was normally the manager's quarters at the now closed Ocean Lodge motel on Revere Beach Boulevard, which was the kind of place where police routinely met with the manager to check the night's guest list for wanted criminals.
Two foreign nationals were arrested in Revere last night as they allegedly unloaded nearly 200 pounds of cocaine from a trailer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Not much happens in Newburyport, and they like it that way, based on what's at the top of today's Newburyport Daily News: Three bold mice scamper around at elementary school.
Gallivan confirmed one brazen mouse appeared mysteriously from the ceiling of one classroom while students were out, presumably from the tracking strip that guides dividing curtains in several of the school's classrooms.
Robert Curley, 32, of Revere, was ordered held without bail today after prosecutors accused him of repeatedly punching and kicking his girlfriend over a two-hour period last month - and dragging her back into his home when she tried to escape, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Curley's 10-year-old brother Jeffrey was raped and suffocated with a gasoline-soaked rag in 1997 by two men who lured him into their car with the promise of a new bicycle.