Raquel Pena of Lawrence Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft and Unemployment Fraud Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

Raquel Pena of Lawrence Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft and Unemployment Fraud Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

BOSTON – A Lawrence woman was sentenced today in connection with her involvement in a scheme to fraudulently obtain COVID-19-related unemployment assistance. Raquel Pena, 40, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge William G. Young to three years in prison and one year of supervised release. Pena was also ordered to pay restitution for […]

Gladys Araceli Ceron of North Andover Sentenced for Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

Gladys Araceli Ceron of North Andover Sentenced for Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

Defendant injected individuals with silicone oil, which can cause stroke, death or disfigurement 10-9-21 BOSTON – A North Andover woman was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for performing illegal silicone injections in exchange for money. Gladys Araceli Ceron, 73, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to two years in […]

Illegal Alien Bladimir Sanchez Soto of Methuen Sentenced for Drug Charges and Misuse of a Social Security Number

Illegal Alien Bladimir Sanchez Soto of Methuen Sentenced for Drug Charges and Misuse of a Social Security Number

9-24-21 BOSTON – A Dominican national was sentenced on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 in federal court in Boston for conspiring to distribute more than 40 grams of fentanyl and misusing a Social Security number. Bladimir Sanchez Soto, 29, formerly of Methuen, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to 30 months in […]

Two Illegal Aliens Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Hundreds of Grams of Fentanyl in Lawrence

Two Illegal Aliens Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Hundreds of Grams of Fentanyl in Lawrence

9-22-21 BOSTON – Two Dominican nationals previously residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiring to distribute hundreds of grams of fentanyl in Lawrence. Jose Manuel Carmona-Mercedes, 32, and Gabriel Carmona-Pimentel, 36, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl, distribution of fentanyl, and possession with intent to distribute 400 grams or more […]

Father & Son Moving Company Fined for Selling Belongings of Deployed Air Force Sgt.   

Father & Son Moving Company Fined for Selling Belongings of Deployed Air Force Sgt.   

9-22-21 BOSTON – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced an agreement today with PRTaylor Enterprises LLC, a company doing business as Father & Son Moving & Storage (Father & Son), to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by failing to obtain a court order before auctioning […]

Illegal Alien Joel Cortorreal from Methuen Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Fentanyl Trafficking

Illegal Alien Joel Cortorreal from Methuen Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Fentanyl Trafficking

9-22-21 BOSTON – A Dominican national was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for fentanyl trafficking in connection with the seizure of approximately 20 kilograms of heroin and 10 kilos of fentanyl. A firearm and $20,000 were also recovered. Joel Cortorreal, a/k/a Angel Javier Morell-Oneill, 33, a Dominican national previously residing in Methuen, was […]

Jose Martinez of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl and Firearm Offenses, Faces 20 years

Jose Martinez of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl and Firearm Offenses, Faces 20 years

9-1-21 BOSTON – A Lawrence man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to drug trafficking activities involving fentanyl and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Jose Martinez, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm […]

Lawrence’s Captain McNamara Appointed Methuen Police Chief (Methuen)

Lawrence’s Captain McNamara Appointed Methuen Police Chief (Methuen)

8-31-21 After a highly competitive selection process, Mayor Perry has announced he has selected Lawrence Police Captain Scott McNamara to be the city’s next Police Chief. McNamara brings over 25 years of law enforcement experience with the City of Lawrence. “This was an extremely difficult decision as both candidates did a fantastic job in all three of […]

Former Dept of Unemployment Employee Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Identity Theft Related to COVID-19

Former Dept of Unemployment Employee Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Identity Theft Related to COVID-19

8-30-21 BOSTON – A former employee of the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) pleaded guilty today to fraud and identity theft charges arising from her claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) funds. Tiffany Pacheco, a/k/a Tiffany Tavery, 35, formerly of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to six counts of wire fraud, one count of conspiracy […]

Illegal Alien Enmanuel Brioso Fabal of Lawrence Sentenced for Fentanyl Conspiracy

Illegal Alien Enmanuel Brioso Fabal of Lawrence Sentenced for Fentanyl Conspiracy

August 27, 2021 BOSTON – A Dominican national previously residing in Lawrence was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for fentanyl conspiracy charges. Enmanuel Brioso Fabal, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper to four years in prison and three years of supervised release. On April 7, 2021, Brioso Fabal […]

Illegal Alien Francis Yohan Mateo Guerrero of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements & Illegal Reentry

Illegal Alien Francis Yohan Mateo Guerrero of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements & Illegal Reentry

Francis Yohan Mateo Guerrero, 29, a Dominican national formerly residing in Lawrence, pleaded guilty to one count of making a materially false statement and one count of illegal reentry of a previously deported alien. U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf scheduled sentencing for Jan. 5, 2022. Mateo Guerrero was indicted in December 2020. […]

Illegal Alien from Lawrence, Guillermo Aybar-Guerrero Pleads Guilty to Two Fentanyl Conspiracies

Illegal Alien from Lawrence, Guillermo Aybar-Guerrero Pleads Guilty to Two Fentanyl Conspiracies

BOSTON – A Dominican national previously residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty today to the second of two fentanyl distribution conspiracies. Guillermo Aybar-Guerrero, 29, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to one count of conspiring to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl and one […]

Raquel Pena of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Unemployment Fraud Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

Raquel Pena of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Unemployment Fraud Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

BOSTON – A Lawrence woman pleaded guilty in connection with her involvement in a scheme to fraudulently obtain COVID-19-related unemployment assistance. Raquel Pena, 40, pleaded guilty to wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young scheduled sentencing for Nov. 4, 2021. Pena was charged by […]

Governor Baker Scapegoats Hero Marine – Protects Political Insiders

Governor Baker Scapegoats Hero Marine – Protects Political Insiders

How Rich People of Privilege Set Up a Hero Marine From Lawrence By: Tom Duggan – June, 2021 Veterans and politicians in Massachusetts are demanding answers and an apology for Purple Heart recipient Francisco Urena, the former Secretary of Veterans Services for the Commonwealth, after a legislative report and a Boston Globe expose proved he […]