A medical assistant at the MGH Back Bay Health Center, 388 Commonwealth Ave., was arrested yesterday after allegedly raping a patient whom he first told to undress for a test allegedly ordered by a doctor, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
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A Boston man was ordered held without bail for at least 60 days at his arraignment this week for kidnapping, two counts of aggravated rape, two counts of assault and battery and threats for an incident Monday morning at the DoubleTree Hotel, 821 Washington St. in Chinatown, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
A Suffolk Superior Court judge this week sentenced Edgard Andre, 61, to 10 to 12 years in state prison after a jury convicted him of raping a girl from the time she was 8 until she was 12 in the 1990s, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Based on information provided years later to investigators by the victim, the case was revived and Andre was charged in 2016. The jury convicted Andre based entirely upon the victim’s testimony.
Basketball trainer charged with sprinkling drugs on woman's drink, raping her, leaving her bleeding and covered in bruises
Update: Charges dropped.
Prosecutors said today it wasn't enough for an NBA trainer to drug and rape a woman in a hotel in downtown Boston - the morning after, he texted her a photo of what appeared to be him having sex with a woman on what looked like her bed. Read more.
Rhode Island man, trainer of NBA stars, charged with drugging somebody's drink in downtown Boston, then raping her
DA: Man who pretended to be an Uber driver to kidnap and rape a woman in January now charged in seven more attacks
Alvin Campbell, 39, arrested in January on charges he raped a woman he picked up at the Harp downtown now faces arraignment on seven similar cases dating to 2017 in Roxbury, South Boston and Downtown, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
An Everett man was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail after he was charged with raping a rider in his ride-share car early Tuesday, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.
Man on probation for one rape gets at least 30 years in prison for second rape; faces trial for third
A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Friday convicted Eduardo Rodriguez, 32, on two counts of aggravated rape and on single counts of kidnapping, unarmed robbery and indecent assault and battery for an attack on a woman at Claremont Street and Greenwich Park in the South End on Aug. 22, 2016, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Boston Police report Officer Henderson Parker was arrested late Sunday night after a woman told police he'd raped her at a Roslindale residence.
Parker, 45, has been suspended with pay and had his service firearm confiscated pending the outcome of the case against him.
Boston Police report arresting Anthony Williams, 45, on charges he forced his way into a Beacon Hill apartment, raped its occupant and stole some of her possessions early on Nov. 10.
Williams, convicted of a 1996 rape in Salem, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow in Boston Municipal Court. According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, Williams was already wanted for failing to register as a sex offender for that case as well as for a separate assault-and-battery charge.
In 2002, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled Williams had gotten a fair trial.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
Boston Police report a woman was raped around 10:20 a.m. on Thursday by a man who first chatted her up at the intersection of Masssachusetts Avenue and Shirley Street:
A Cambridge man is charged with raping an acquaintance who walked with him across the river to watch the fireworks, then rebuffed his amorous advances, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Joseph Lee "Vocals" Brown, 22, was ordered held without bail on an earlier charge at his arraignment today for the alleged rape near the Weeks Footbridge, the DA's office says, adding bail for the new charge was set at $50,000.
A Dorchester man was charged yesterday with the kidnapping and rape of two women six years ago, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report, adding they are continuing to look for a second man who allegedly participated in the attacks.
DNA collected from the victims matched Anwar Thomas's genetic samples last year, and investigators began looking into his connection with what were unsolved cases up to that point, the DA's office says.
A woman walking on Marion Path near Griggs Park was mugged and fondled at knifepoint by two men around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a Brookline Police report posted on the Jewish Boston mailing list.
DA: When father heard man trying to rape his daughter he went after him - and chased him down the street and caught him
Rigoberto Reyes, 25, of Allston, was arraigned today on charges he broke into an Empire Street apartment early this morning and attempted to rape a 20-year-old woman, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to the DA's office, the woman screamed around 2:50 a.m., which caused Reyes to flee and woke up her father, who had to duck to avoid getting hit with the broomstick he swung at him. The DA's office says the father chased the man down the street to the nearby Hess gas station, where he managed to corner him and hold him until police arrived.
Robert Oliva, 65, of Lynnbrook, NY, was indicted today on two counts of rape of a child and one count of disseminating pornography for an incident at the Sheraton Hotel.