A federal judge this week sentenced Nery Rodriguez Diaz, 19, a Salvadoran national living in Chelsea, to 14 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to being an alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Read more.
The US Attorney's office reports Nery Rodriguez Diaz, 18, and Elmer Alfaro Hercules, 19, both Salvadoran nationals, were indicted this week on one count each of being aliens in possession of firearms and ammunition, following their arrests last month at the Bremen Street Park on gun charges. Read more.
Massport runs a couple parks in East Boston, which has a large population of immigrants from the sorts of places the current administration doesn't want to let into the country because Reasons. So you'd think Massport might have thought twice about sending out one of its new cruisers, which hadn't yet had its complete paint scheme applied, to the Bremen Street park and then parking it next to the splash pad. As JK discovered this evening, though, you'd think wrong.