Thursday, March 28, 2013
The West Roxbury husband and wife tandem are accused of running a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme.
A Suffolk County Grand Jury has brought new charges against a West Roxbury husband and wife team accused of funding their own lavish lifestyle with money invested into their company. Steven and Lori Palladino are charged with one count of larceny over $250 for allegedly taking money from additional, previously-uncharged victims and one count of uttering for allegedly forging an investor’s name on a check that allowed them to move victims' money into a personal bank account, according to a statement from Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley’s office Thursday. The new indictments also charge both Steven and Lori Palladino, and their company Viking Financial Group, with two counts of tampering with evidence for allegedly doing away …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Winslow received the max on each charge, for breaking into a vehicle parked on Garnet Road.
A Dorchester man was sentenced 1.5 years for breaking into a West Roxbury resident's car and trying to steal a GPS device. On Feb. 21, a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Dennis Winslow, 48, of larceny and breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, according to a press release from Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley. Winslow was indicted for larceny of less than $250, and breaking and entering into a vehicle at night with intent to commit a felony. Judge Patrick Brady sentenced Winslow to the maximum on each charge – a year on the larceny charge, followed by six months for the breaking and entering charge, for a total of a year and a half in a house of correction. Evidence and testimony was shown to …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Alexander Callahan, 25, was killed on Sunday at the South Bay House of Correction in altercation with another inmate.
The Sunday death of a West Roxbury man who was a prisoner at the South Bay House of Correction is being investigated. "(Alexander Callahan) was from West Roxbury. His death is under investigation by Suffolk (County District Attorney) prosecutors and Boston Police. No charges have been brought as of (Dec. 5)," said Jake Wark, spokesperson for the Suffolk County District Attorney's office to Patch. Alexander Callahan, 25, was killed in an altercation with another convict while in prison. Callahan was serving time for cocaine possession from charges in June that Patch wrote about, as well as assault and battery. According to the Boston Herald, Callahan had a lengthy rap sheet including 14 convictions for drug, assault and weapon charges. …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Since September, four people facing serious drug charges have been issued a continuance or otherwise freed due to the state drug lab crisis only to be arrested a subsequent time.
Four violent convicts have been released and re-arrested in the wake of the state drug lab scandal, and a Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office spokesman says if the trends play out as they should, it’s only the beginning. In most cases involving evidence that was tested by Annie Dookhan, the state drug lab chemist who allegedly mishandled evidence in thousands of cases, prosecutors have been able to negotiate pleas and have not had to re-litigate, Suffolk County DA spokesman Jake Wark said in an interview. If the facts surrounding a case involve evidence that does not have to do directly with Dookhan, the conviction will typically stand, according to documents provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. But what …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The two North Attleboro men were ordered to stay away from Boston if they make bail, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
The two suspects accused of being involved in a shooting incident in Roslindale early Tuesday morning and caught in West Roxbury, were arraigned on Tuesday and held on $5,000 bail. Justin O’Leary, 31, and Joseph Gonzalez, 24, both of North Attleboro, were each arraigned on two counts of possession of a firearm, possession of loaded firearm, and possession of ammunition, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's press office. Assistant District Attorney Joseph Pagliarulo requested each suspect be held on $25,000, but Judge Driscoll set bail at $5,000 and ordered the men to stay away from Boston if they make bail. Both suspects are due back at court on Nov. 16 for a pretrial hearing.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Corey Patterson was sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after 15 years, today after being found guilty of second-degree murder by a Suffolk County jury earlier in the day.
The Dorchester man who stabbed West Roxbury resident Gregory Phillips to death near an Allston bar was sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after 15 years, after jurors convicted him of murder earlier today. Phillips was a Brookline High graduate and was attacked after coming to his friend's assistance. Corey Patterson, now 26, was found guilty of second-degree murder, and three counts of assault and battery on a public employee after three weeks of trial and about three days of deliberations, said a press release from Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley. DA Spokesperson Jake Wark, said that about 20 minutes before returning their verdicts, jurors asked Judge Raymond Brassard if they could infer malice…
A Suffolk County Superior Court jury convicted Corey Patterson of the 2009 stabbing death of West Roxbury's Gregory Phillips.
This morning a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Corey Patterson of the second-degree murder of West Roxbury's Gregory Phillips. Patterson, 26, stabbed Phillips, 24, on Nov. 8, 2009, after Phillips' friend became involved in a fistfight, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Patterson, of Dorchester, was scheduled ot be sentenced later today. Phillips died near the intersection of Harvard and Brighton avenues in Allston, after Patterson allegedly throwing the first blow in a fight after making rude comments to a young woman, who was friendly with the victim and the other fighter. According to DA spokesperson Jake Wark, jurors additionally convicted Patterson of three counts of assault and battery on a public …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
Prosecutors alleged the suspect accused of killing West Roxbury resident Gregory Phillips was arrested when he “went back to retrieve his knife just after 2:15 a.m. on Nov. 8, 2009.” Opening statements started today in Corey Patterson's first-degree murder trail. Patterson is now 26. ADA Gretchen Lundgren told a Suffolk Superior Court jury that Phillips and Patterson were at the Kells in Brighton in the evening and early morning, each in separate parties with separate groups of friends, according to a press release from the DA's office. The two groups met each other after the establishment closed and Patterson began “hitting on and then harassing” one of Phillips’ female friends. The woman allegedly "rebuffed" his attention, said …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Dorchester resident Corey Patterson is charged with the first-degree murder of West Roxbury resident Gregory Phillips on Nov. 8, 2009. Phillips tried to intervene on behalf of a friend, according to the Suffolk County DA's office.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the first-degree murder trial of Dorchester resident Corey Patterson for the 2009 killing of West Roxbury's Gregory Phillips. Phillips was 24 at the time of his death, and according to the Suffolk County DA's office, was trying to intervene on the behalf of a friend involved in a fistfight. Patterson, presently 23, allegedly threw the first punch in that fight after making rude comments to a young woman friendly with the victim and the other combatan, according to a Suffolk County DA press release. The fight occurred on Nov. 8, 2009 at the intersection of Harvard and Brighton avenues in the Boston neighborhood of Allston.