Trooper Indicted in 2018 Shooting on I-93 South

A Suffolk County Grand Jury today returned indictments charging Massachusetts State Police Trooper MATTHEW SHEEHAN, with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a dangerous weapon, for firing a semi-automatic rifle at an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and injuring the operator on February 24, 2018.

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Renee Algarin
District Attorney’s Rollins Submits Emergency Petition to Court in Protest Arraignment

Today, Suffolk County prosecutors submitted to the court  an emergency petition requesting that the Single Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court order Justice Richard Sinnott of the Central Division of the Boston Municipal Court to accept the Commonwealth’s nolle prosequi in the case of an individual who had been charged with disorderly conduct after the “Straight Pride Parade.” 

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Renee Algarin
District Attorney Rollins Cedes Time Before Legislative Committee to Mother of Murder Victim

Survivor Delivers District Attorney’s Written Remarks Along with Moving Testimony in Support of Gun Violence Prevention Proposal

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins today ceded her time before the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security to allow the mother of 14-year-old murder victim Da-Keem Galloway, who addressed the committee in support of legislation filed by Rep. Chynah Tyler to prevent gun violence in our communities.

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Renee Algarin
DA Rollins Hosts 1st Annual Back 2 School Event

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins’ Office will co-sponsor the 1st Annual Back 2 School Kickoff event tomorrow afternoon, bringing together members of law enforcement, nonprofits, educators, and the community to support children beginning a new year of learning.  The free event will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School. 

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Renee Algarin
Life Sentence in Ames Street Murder

Nearly three years after 28-year-old Dantley Leonard was fatally shot in a Dorchester housing complex, the man responsible for his murder was sentenced to life in prison, Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins announced.

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Renee Algarin
District Attorney Rollins Releases Comprehensive Policy Memo

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins this evening announced the release of a 65-page policy memo that defines her bold vision for her office and provides specific instructions to her staff on handling the low-level, non-violent offenses that she pledged to divert, dismiss, or otherwise resolve without incarceration.

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Andrew Binns