A young man’s bail on two open drug cases was revoked yesterday following his arraignment on charges that he kept a loaded semi-automatic pistol and 22 bags of marijuana in his bedroom, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced.
JONATHAN LEON (D.O.B. 7/2/91) of Jamaica Plain was arraigned in West Roxbury District Court yesterday and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, improper storage of a firearm, possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute as a second offense, and violating the state’s drug laws within 1000 feet of a school.
District Court Judge Shannon Frison ordered Leon held on $15,000 cash bail. Frison granted Assistant District Attorney Christopher Meade’s motion to revoke Leon’s bail on three pending cases, two of which also allege possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute. more »
State Police are investigating the deaths of two men in a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of routes 16 East and 145 in Revere early this morning.
A preliminary investigation by the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit and State troopers assigned to Troop A suggests that a 27-year-old Lynn man operating a 2005 Toyota Corolla traveled into the intersection against a red light and at a high rate of speed at about 1:25 a.m., crashing into a 1995 Toyota Corolla operated by a 65-year-old Revere man.
Both men were ejected from their vehicles. The Lynn man was transported to Whidden Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead of his injuries. The Revere man was pronounced dead at the scene. more »
Appearances by two professional soccer players and giveaways by a slew of local businesses helped Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s eighth annual Soccer for Peace tournament score points with kids citywide yesterday.
“This was our biggest and best event ever,” Conley said of the games on Dorchester’s Pope John Paul II Field. “We had a great turnout from the office, from our youth service partners, and from our sponsors. The community really comes together for an event like this.”
Conley has hosted the annual soccer tournament each summer since 2003 as a way to bring Boston kids and teens together with members of his office for a day of safe, healthy team-oriented activity. This year’s marquee sponsors were Citizens Bank, which provided every young player with a free backpack full of school supplies, and the New England Revolution soccer team, which provided the kids and family members with tickets to an upcoming home game. more »
Boston-area businesses and local pro soccer teams have ratcheted up their support for Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s Soccer for Peace tournament this year, setting the stage for the annual event’s biggest success ever as young players descend on Pope John Paul II Park tomorrow.
The tournament’s marquee supporters are the New England Revolution soccer team, which is providing 100 kids and teens with tickets for them and their families to attend their Sept. 4 home game against the Seattle Sounders, and Citizens Bank, which is donating 125 backpacks filled with school supplies to young Soccer for Peace players.
“It’s plain as day that these businesses take pride in their roles as community stakeholders,” Conley said. “Even in a stormy economy, the Revolution and Citizens Bank have made these tournaments possible through their generosity and commitment to Boston’s young people.” more »
An alleged drug trafficker was charged yesterday with secreting more than 80 grams of crack cocaine and an unregistered .357 Magnum in a basement safe, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said today.
GARY ALAN LEWIS, JR. a.k.a. DERRICK LEWIS (D.O.B. 7/20/79) was arraigned yesterday in West Roxbury District Court on charges of trafficking in a Class B substance in a school zone, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of a as a second offense, possession of a firearm while in the commission of a felony, and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Assistant District Attorney Christopher Meade requested that Lewis be held on $75,000 cash bail. District Court Judge Lawrence E. McCormick set bail at $7,000 and ordered Lewis to report to the Probation Department once a week while his case is pending. McCormick further ordered that Lewis refrain from using drugs or alcohol and that he submit to random drug screens. more »
A Grove Hall man was sentenced to 10 years in state prison last week after community leaders took their concerns about his drug distribution center to law enforcement partners, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
LARRY BLUE (D.O.B. 7/14/67) was convicted Wednesday of trafficking in cocaine in a school zone, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and possession of a Class D substance. Suffolk Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Donovan sentenced him to 10 years on the gun as an armed career criminal and a series of shorter terms on the other convictions to run concurrent with that sentence.
“We got this result because members of the Grove Hall community brought us their concerns and we listened,” said Conley, who assigned the deputy chief of his Gang Unit to prosecute the case. “Larry Blue was at the center of guns, drugs, and all the havoc they can wreak on an otherwise hardworking community. He was exactly the kind of neighborhood scourge that Boston Police and Suffolk prosecutors will work tirelessly to take off the street.” more »
A Mattapan man was charged today with stealing money from the tip jar at a popular Roslindale bakery on Friday evening, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
MICHAEL P. KACHELE (D.O.B. 7/30/80) of Mattapan was arraigned in West Roxbury District Court on a single count of larceny under $250 for allegedly snatching a fistful of dollars out of the tip jar at the Fornax Bread Company. Judge Robert J. McKenna set his bail at $250 and ordered him to stay away from the Corinth Street bakery while his case is open.
Boston Police responded to the scene just before 6:00 Friday evening and learned that a man – later identified as Kachele – had asked to use the business’ telephone to call his mother. After an employee turned around briefly, she noticed that several dollar bills were missing from the tip jar on the counter. When she confronted the man, he fled the premises. more »
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County last week provided backpacks full of school supplies to 40 abused children, thanks to the National Children’s Alliance and the Verizon Foundation, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County unites public, private, and community partners to serve the victims of child abuse and promote safety and justice for them and their families. Last week, it was one of 145 similar centers nationwide to receive a total of $100,000 in Target gift cards from the two national partners dedicated to preventing family violence.
“Youth transitioning to foster care must cope not only with their victimization, but also with multiple challenges including new living situations, disrupted relationships, and adjustment to a new school,” said Susan Goldfarb, executive director of the CAC. “We are pleased to be able to support children during this difficult time and to help provide the necessary tools for a successful experience in school.” more »
Four Dorchester men were charged with a raft of offenses yesterday after an attempted car stop by Boston Police turned into a chase that led to the recovery of an unregistered handgun and a stolen bullet-resistant vest, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
TYRONNE SEAMS (D.O.B. 3/6/86), JONATHAN E. BROWN (D.O.B. 10/14/90), FRED C. PALMER (D.O.B. 2/21/90), and RICARDO D. FIELDS (D.O.B. 10/8/81), all of Dorchester, were arraigned in the Boston Municipal Court on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm, and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.
Seams was additionally charged with using body armor during the commission of a felony and receiving stolen property. Fields was additionally charged with possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and the civil offense of not having a valid inspection sticker. more »
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s point prosecutor on hate crimes will join her federal counterparts at a national conference in Florida next week.
Assistant District Attorney Christina Miller, Conley’s chief of district courts and community prosecutions, will represent the Suffolk DA’s office on an Aug. 27 panel discussing hate crime prosecutions and the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009. She will join a group of assistant United States attorneys also seated on the panel.
The discussion is one of more than two dozen expected at the National LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference, an annual event that draws the sharpest minds in the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal community. Hundreds of judges, attorneys, scholars, and students are expected to attend. more »
State Police detectives assigned to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office are investigating the death of a 56-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a Chelsea Police cruiser responding to a call for assistance late last night.
Preliminary investigation by State Police indicates that the Chelsea man, who will not be named until his family has been notified, entered the roadway on foot and was struck by the cruiser at about 11:15 p.m. The cruiser was responding with active lights and sirens to assist Everett Police engaged in pursuit of a suspect.
The officer operating the cruiser remained at the scene and notified Chelsea Police dispatchers. Responding emergency medical technicians transported the pedestrian to Whidden Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead of his injuries. The officer was treated at and released from Massachusetts General Hospital. more »
A Chelsea youth was held on a quarter-million dollars’ cash bail today following his arraignment as an accessory after the fact to the January stabbing death of 50-year-old Israel Vasquez, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said today.
At a closed door hearing in the Juvenile Session of Chelsea District Court, Assistant District Attorney Gretchen Lundgren told Judge Marjory German that the 17-year-old defendant – who was 16 at the time of the offense and thus charged as a juvenile – helped MARVIN RUANO GARCIA (D.O.B. 4/28/85) dispose of Vasquez’ body after Garcia allegedly stabbed him to death on the morning of Jan. 5, 2010.
Garcia was arrested by Chelsea Police and State Police assigned to Conley’s office later on Jan. 5 after obtaining witness statements and other evidence that he fatally stabbed Vasquez during an argument inside the apartment they shared. more »
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley, Massachusetts State Police Colonel Marian McGovern, and Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis today reminded area residents and incoming students to exercise caution on the Charles River Esplanade, particularly at night, in light of a series of unsolved sexual assaults in that area.
Authorities recommended that joggers, cyclists, pedestrians, and others travel in groups if they visit the Esplanade at night. More specifically, they recommended that people in the area remain alert and aware of their surroundings, avoid one-on-one contact with strangers in the area, seek help if a stranger tries to isolate them, and not accept rides from strangers.
“Each late summer brings to Boston and Cambridge a new crop of students unaware of these attacks,” Conley said. “As we educate them on basic safety and how to approach the Esplanade at night, we’re also reminding long-term residents that this attacker remains at large and could still be active in the area.” more »
A one-time drifter was sentenced to life in prison plus an additional 10 years yesterday for repeatedly raping a 13-year-old relative over a period of hours in her Dorchester home, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury last summer found MILTON RODGERS (D.O.B. 5/2/66) guilty of three counts of rape of a child, two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child, and one count of assault and battery.
After another set of proceedings this week, a second jury late yesterday found that Rodgers was the same defendant convicted in Suffolk County in 1988 of raping another child and in 1983 of manslaughter in Alabama. Those previous convictions left Rodgers open to enhanced sentences on his most recent offenses. more »
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley today delivered the following remarks on the death of PHILIP MARKOFF (D.O.B. 2/12/86). Markoff was found deceased on Aug. 15 inside his cell at the Nashua Street Jail, where he was awaiting trial for the April 14, 2009, first-degree murder of Julissa Brisman and related offenses:
“At 10:06 am this past Sunday, Aug. 15, a corrections officer making routine rounds at the Nashua Street Jail discovered Phillip Markoff unresponsive in his jail cell. Staff at Nashua Street immediately administered CPR and notified 911. Within minutes, members of Boston Emergency Medical Services responded to Mr. Markoff’s cell. Efforts to revive Mr. Markoff were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at 10:17 am. Mr. Markoff died at his own hand.
“This death should not divert attention from what really happened here. It should not obscure the overwhelming evidence against Mr. Markoff or the brutality of his crimes. It is, in no small way, the ultimate indicator of consciousness of guilt. more »
An East Boston man who fled the state last week after allegedly shooting Chelsea resident to death was ordered held without bail today at his murder arraignment, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced.
At a Chelsea District Court arraignment this afternoon, JONATHAN CARVALHO (D.O.B. 10/29/89) was charged with the Aug. 10 homicide of 29-year-old Luis Rodriguez. He was additionally charged with unlawfully carrying a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. District Court Judge D. Dunbar Livingston ordered him held without bail.
Assistant District Attorney Amy Galatis told the court that, at approximately 12:30 on the afternoon of the shooting, Carvalho went to the victim’s Central Avenue home with another individual. That individual knocked on Rodruiguez’s apartment door. When Rodriguez answered, the individual told him that Carvalho was waiting for him outside; the defendant and the victim had allegedly had a prior dispute in the weeks before the shooting. more »
A South Boston man was charged with manslaughter today for allegedly throwing a glass that broke and sent shards of glass into a New York resident’s throat, killing him, inside a Lansdowne Street bar this weekend, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
HECTOR GUARDIOLA (D.O.B. 5/8/85) was arraigned this morning in Roxbury District Court for the death of 23-year-old Michael Dimaria. Guardiola was additionally charged with two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for injuring two other people at the Lansdowne Pub near Fenway Park.
Assistant District Attorney Ian Polumbaum requested that Guardiola be held on $250,000 cash bail and noted that the defendant provided two different home addresses to authorities. District Court Judge David Weingarten set bail at $75,000 and ordered the defendant to surrender his passport to the court should he make bail. more »
Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis and Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley today released the following statement on the death of PHILIP MARKOFF:
The Suffolk County District Attorney’s office and Boston Police Department Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, are investigating the apparent suicide of Philip Markoff at the Nashua Street Jail this morning. Markoff was found unresponsive inside his cell and pronounced dead at 10:17 a.m.
The investigative steps currently under way are taken in all unattended or unnatural deaths within the City of Boston. Markoff was alone in his cell and all evidence collected thus far indicates that he took his own life. Nonetheless, as with all such cases, a comprehensive investigation will be conducted to determine the facts and circumstances surrounding his death.
A 24-year-old man was ordered held on high bail at his district court arraignment today on charges that he raped a friend’s seven-year-old child multiple times over the past six months, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced.
ERIK ROLDAN (D.O.B. 1/19/86), who has an address in East Boston, but is believed to be living with a family member in Allston, was arraigned in Brighton District Court today on three counts of forcible rape of a child, and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14. Brighton District Court Judge David T. Donnelly ordered the defendant held on $100,000 cash bail and that he stay away from and have no contact with the victim or her family. The defendant, who is hearing-impaired, pleaded not guilty through an interpreter.
Roldan was arrested yesterday by the Boston Police Fugitive and Apprehension Unit. more »
A 20-year-old man already serving a sentence for a prior conviction today admitted to a non-fatal stabbing that took place in Revere nearly three years ago, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
DEREK LODIE (D.O.B. 1/28/90) pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and assault for his role in a Sept. 23, 2007 incident during which he attacked three men, stabbing two of them.
Lodie is currently serving a State Prison sentence of eight-to-12-years for his role as an accessory prior to the Sept. 29, 2007 shooting of Revere Police officer Daniel Talbot. more »
State Police detectives assigned to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office together with Chelsea Police Department detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of a fatal shooting in Chelsea yesterday.
At about noon yesterday, State Police detectives responded to 230 Central Ave. after receiving a 911 call indicating that there had been a shooting. Responding officers found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso. That victim has been identified as 29-year-old Luis Raul Rodriguez.
The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. more »
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted the mother of eight-year-old Liquarry Jefferson of misleading an officer, but acquitted her of four other charges, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
Jurors found LAKEISHA GADSON (D.O.B. 8/17/76) of Roxbury guilty of misleading police officers regarding the circumstances surrounding her son’s shooting death at the hands of a seven-year-old cousin. The loaded firearm, belonging to Gadson’s teenaged son, had been stored in his dresser drawer, which sat so low to the ground that Jefferson was able to retrieve it on the night of June 24, 2007 and hand it to his cousin. That cousin shot him during a game, causing injuries that killed him later that night.
Jurors accepted that Gadson misled police officers when she told investigators that three unknown assailants in hooded sweatshirts entered her home and shot the boy to death before fleeing. more »
Four men and one juvenile were held on high bail yesterday at a district court arraignment for their alleged roles in the August 7 non-fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Dorchester man on the platform of the Downtown Crossing MBTA Station, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
DEMETRIUS AARON (D.O.B. 12/02/1992) of Dorchester, DAVID AMADIN (D.O.B. 1/24/1992), MICHAEL CAMPBELL (D.O.B. 1/05/1993), and JORDAN CAMPBELL (D.O.B. 1/10/1992), all of Roxbury, were arraigned in the Central Division of the Boston Municipal Court and each charged with assault and battery, armed robbery, and two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for their alleged roles in the incident. Boston Municipal Court Judge Michael Coyne set bail for each defendant at $100,000.
A 15-YEAR-OLD JUVENILE (D.O.B. 10/11/1994) of Roxbury was arraigned for the same offenses in the Boston Juvenile Court, where a $5,000 bail was imposed, and he was ordered held on a Department of Youth Services detainer. more »
A Roxbury man was arraigned today in the Central Division of the Boston Municipal Court and held on high bail for allegedly stabbing another man on Saturday morning following an apparent driving-related dispute, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
JUAN C. ALEJANDRO (D.O.B. 9/5/77) was charged with assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for allegedly stabbing a 26-year-old man on Kneeland Street after the two men exited their cars and became engaged in an altercation.
In requesting $75,000 cash bail, Assistant District Attorney Gregory Henning noted that while the victim is expected to survive his injuries, his neck was so badly sliced that he had to undergo a lengthy surgery to repair a major blood vessel, requiring him to be placed in a medically induced coma. more »
A Lynn man was ordered held without bail today at his Roxbury District Court arraignment for his alleged role in the May 8 homicide of 14-year-old Jaewon Martin and the non-fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
RAMON SILVELO-MILES (D.O.B. 11/30/89) is charged with murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm for his role in the shooting. A warrant for his arrest was approved last week in the course of a far-reaching investigation by the homicide units of the Boston Police Department and Suffolk DA’s office, and he was taken into custody Friday by members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit.
Silvelo-Miles is the second suspect to be charged in Martin’s death: the alleged gunman, TIMOTHY HEARNS (D.O.B. 3/13/90), was arrested on July 30 and was also ordered held without bail. more »
Twenty years after he broke into two South End apartments and raped the occupants, a serial rapist was sentenced to 20 years in state prison, with that term to follow the 40-year term he’s already serving for breaking into another home and brutalizing two elderly women.
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office recommended life in prison for MICHAEL JOHNSON (D.O.B. 4/9/69) following his conviction yesterday for the April 10, 1990, aggravated rape of a 23-year-old woman on Wellington Street. Prosecutors recommended an additional 20-year prison term for the May 7, 1990, rape of a 24-year-old woman on West Concord Street and another 20-year prison term for the attempted rape of that woman’s 30-year-old roommate.
Prosecutors had further asked that the sentences run consecutive from one another for a total of life in prison plus forty years, to begin only after his current prison terms end. more »
Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis and Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley today announced the arrest of a second suspect in the May 8 shooting death of 14-year-old Jaewon Martin and the non-fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Jamaica Plain.
Members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit today arrested RAMON SILVELO-MILES (D.O.B. 11/30/89) of Lynn on a warrant charging him with murder. The warrant was approved earlier this week in the course of a far-reaching investigation by the homicide units of the Boston Police Department and Suffolk DA’s office.
He is the second suspect to be charged in Martin’s death: the alleged gunman, TIMOTHY HEARNS (D.O.B. 3/13/90), was arrested one week ago and is currently held without bail. more »
Three weeks before eight-year-old Liquarry Jefferson was shot to death by another child with his older brother’s handgun, his mother acknowledged the unregistered firearm in her home during a taped phone call to her incarcerated boyfriend, a Suffolk County prosecutor said at the close of her trial.
LAKEISHA GADSON (D.O.B. 8/17/76) of Roxbury is charged with involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment of a child, and other offenses for allegedly allowing her teenaged son to store a loaded gun in his dresser, which sat so low to the ground that Jefferson was able to retrieve it on the night of June 24, 2007, and provide it to his seven-year-old cousin. That cousin shot him during a game, causing injuries that killed him later that night.
“If the defendant hadn’t allowed her 15-year-old son to keep a 9mm semiautomatic handgun in the top drawer of his dresser,” Assistant District Attorney David Deakin told jurors during his closing argument, “Liquarry Jefferson would still be with us and we would not be here. That’s what this case is about.” more »
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted a former South End man for a pair of rapes he committed more than 20 years ago, setting the stage for a potential life term, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
After deliberating for about two hours, jurors convicted MICHAEL JOHNSON (D.O.B. 4/9/69) of rape, aggravated rape, and assault with intent to rape for his attacks on three South End women during the spring of 1990.
“This was a complex case with a great deal of scientific testimony, but it could not have been made without the women who reported these attacks,” Conley said. “They called police. They went to the hospital for rape kits. They testified at trial knowing how difficult it would be. Their assailant was identified through DNA, but their strength made these convictions possible.” more »
“Even when there was no music on,” Luz Forty’s family wrote in an impact statement read at her killer’s sentencing hearing, “Luz would find a reason to dance. She was always dancing.”
MARIO GONZALEZ (D.O.B. 7/28/79) of Dorchester was convicted of first-degree murder last week for stabbing the 38-year-old Forty to death after a Valentine’s Day dinner in 2009. Assistant District Attorney Ian Polumbaum, who prosecuted the case, today read a message from her loved ones to the sentencing judge.
“On February 15, 2009, the life of our family changed forever,” the statement read. “She was the oldest of five children. Family was always important to her. She was the type of person that, even though she was having a bad day, she would always make sure that you were having a good day. She could always make the family laugh.” more »
“A lot can happen in 20 years,” a Suffolk County prosecutor said at the close of trial in a pair of 20-year-old rapes in Boston’s South End. “People’s memories fade, but the truth never changes.”
MICHAEL JOHNSON (D.O.B. 4/9/69), himself a South end resident at the time of the 1990 attacks, is charged with raping a 23-year-old woman in her Wellington Street apartment on April 10; raping a 24-year-old woman in her West Concord Street apartment on May 7; and attempting to rape that woman’s 30-year-old roommate during that same incident.
Johnson allegedly bound the first victim’s hands behind her back with a telephone cord and covered her face with a towel, preventing her from seeing his face. He was allegedly present when the second set of victims returned home late at night, turned out the lights, and attacked them from behind. more »
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced today that he is extending the deadline for area non-profit organizations that work with kids and teens in Boston, Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop to apply for his annual series of cash awards.
Suffolk County non-profit organizations that provide young people with an alternative to crime and drugs are eligible to apply for funds by Aug. 23. The previous deadline had been Aug. 2.
The annual funds, which total $50,000 this year, are disbursed from Conley’s Asset Forfeiture Reinvestment Program. The program takes cash and assets seized from drug dealers and awards them to Suffolk County organizations that help young people avoid drugs, gangs, and crime. more »
The alleged gunman in a double shooting that wounded two teens last month was held on $100,000 cash bail today on attempted murder charges, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
ADO DASILVA (D.O.B. 7/26/91) of Boston’s South End was formally charged with two counts of armed assault with intent to murder and gun offenses in West Roxbury District Court this morning. Dasilva allegedly shot two 17-year-old males at Kelly Field, a park owned by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, on the evening of July 18, Conley said.
Assistant District Attorney Nicholas Walsh recommended that Dasilva be held on $200,000 cash bail and that his open bail on charges of marijuana distribution and larceny be revoked; Judge Mary Ann Driscoll set bail in the lower amount and declined to revoke his open bail. more »