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Federal law enforcement officer charged with OUI, carrying gun while intoxicated

Wed, 02/10/2016

Police say Michael Petterson, 35, of Dracut was pulled over on Route 6 over Jan. 20 while driving erratically


Attorney for ex-Coast Guardsman plans insanity defense

Thu, 01/28/2016

The Associated Press 9:45 a.m. EST January 28, 2016


California Man Arraigned in Edgartown District Court on Rape Charges

Mon, 09/07/2015

A 27-year-old Berkeley, Calif. man visiting Martha’s Vineyard as part of a bachelor party weekend was arraigned Tuesday in Edgartown district court on three counts of rape, threatening to commit a crime, and intimidating the victim of the crime.


Shooting rampage in Bourne: 1 dead, 2 hurt in attack

Fri, 02/06/2015
Friday, February 6, 2015
By: Antonio Planas, O’Ryan Johnson, Lindsay Kalter, Owen Boss and Laurel J. Sweet
A “heavily armed” Coast Guardsman is being held without bail after police say he murdered one woman and shot another, torched a car and wounded a cop in an early morning ambush yesterday in Bourne on his birthday.
The rampage — which authorities said began with the attack on the two fellow members of the Coast Guard who served on Cape Cod — triggered bomb sweeps in two states.


Officials: Coast Guardsman shot 2 colleagues, ambushed cops

Thu, 02/05/2015



Aaron Hernandez defense slams DA

Fri, 10/18/2013
By Travis AndersenGLOBE STAFF  OCTOBER 18, 2013
Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez on Thursday slammed prosecutors for filing what the defense attorneys contend is a frivolous motion to have the judge currently assigned to the murder case step aside.