Illegal Alien Ysrael Nunez of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Role in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Illegal Alien Ysrael Nunez of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Role in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

BOSTON – A Dominican national residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to conspiracy and distribution charges involving large quantities of fentanyl. Ysrael Nunez, 39, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl; one count of distribution […]

Boxford Plumbing Company Owner Charged with Tax Evasion and Mail Fraud

Boxford Plumbing Company Owner Charged with Tax Evasion and Mail Fraud

Defendant allegedly fraudulently billed customers and evaded taxes by cashing or depositing over $1.45 million in customer payments into personal bank accounts BOSTON – A Boxford businessman was charged today and has agreed to plead guilty to defrauding the government of more than $1.45 million by engaging in a multi-year tax evasion scheme and to […]

Mayor Perry Attacks State Officials, City Council, Abandons Pledge to “Represent Everyone”

Mayor Perry Attacks State Officials, City Council, Abandons Pledge to “Represent Everyone”

  Mayor Perry Attacks State Officials, City Council, Abandons Pledge to “Represent Everyone” The Massachusetts Office of Administration and Finance (A&F) is an arm of the governor’s office. Part of their job is to oversee the state’s COVID-19 funding and grants given to local communities. Last Month Methuen Mayor Neil Perry was notified by A&F […]

Methuen Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy

Methuen Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy

Defendant sold drugs to undercover agent on five separate occasions BOSTON – A Methuen man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to selling a fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl mixture to an undercover agent on five occasions. Andi Guerrero-Lara, a/k/a “Manny Sierra,” 24, pleaded guilty to a seven count superseding indictment charging him with […]

House Supports Funding for Immediate Needs in Methuen and Haverhill

House Supports Funding for Immediate Needs in Methuen and Haverhill

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Dec. 2021 After months of public input, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a major $3.82 billion funding bill to address the most pressing challenges of our COVID-19 recovery. This bill prioritizes individuals and businesses that were most impacted by the pandemic and invests in areas of immediate […]

Loss of Charlie Baker Catastrophic for Massachusetts ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (12-21)

Loss of Charlie Baker Catastrophic for Massachusetts ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (12-21)

12-22 While conservatives and Republicans in Massachusetts have been rightfully angry with Governor Charlie Baker over the years, their celebration of his departure from governor’s race next year is very short sighted. Yes, Baker initially campaigned for governor as a fiscal conservative and a social moderate, and then abandoned all of those principals once he […]

21 Charged in Connection with Multistate Coke and Fentanyl Conspiracy

21 Charged in Connection with Multistate Coke and Fentanyl Conspiracy

Lawrence, Haverhill Area Raids Net Over 10 kilograms of cocaine and $200K cash seized during investigation BOSTON – Twenty-one individuals have been charged in connection with a large-scale drug trafficking conspiracy involving cocaine, fentanyl and other controlled substances with activity that spanned across Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine and Puerto Rico. According to the charging […]

Illegal Alien, Michel Saredi-Munoz Morta of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

Illegal Alien, Michel Saredi-Munoz Morta of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

BOSTON – A Dominican national recently residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to her role in a cocaine distribution conspiracy. Michel Saredi-Munoz Morta, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine. U.S. Senior District Court Judge […]

DiZoglio Calls on Governor to Release Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Data

DiZoglio Calls on Governor to Release Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Data

Administration Has Not Issued Financial Report on the Fund Since June BOSTON – State Senator Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) is calling on the Baker Administration to provide greater transparency around the Commonwealth’s unemployment insurance trust fund. In a letter dated December 3rd, DiZoglio and fellow legislators called on the Baker Administration to produce a financial report on […]

Redistricting After the Census and its Local Affects

Redistricting After the Census and its Local Affects

After the release of the U.S. Decennial Census, Massachusetts is mandated by the United States Constitution and Federal Voting Rights Act to change its House, Senate, Governor’s Council and Congressional district boundaries to accommodate shifts in population and provide equal representation to its citizens. Census data show that Massachusetts’ population growth over the last decade […]

Strengthening Supports for MA Military Families ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLLIO

Strengthening Supports for MA Military Families ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLLIO

By: Senator Diana DiZoglio – Nov. 2021 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, While we have made important strides in recent years to help Massachusetts veterans – such as exempting members of the military in active duty from the automobile excise tax and expanding services and opportunities for veterans and their families through the Valor Act – […]

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