Wednesday, December 12, 2012
John Burbine was arraigned Wednesday morning and pleaded not guilty to numerous charges. He is due back in court on Jan. 15.
John Burbine pleaded not guilty to nearly 100 child sex abuse charges at his arraignment Wednesday morning in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn. The Wakefield man was arrested earlier this year and charged with numerous abuse violations involving children primarily under the age of 3. Burbine spent much of the hearing looking straight ahead behind glass in a separate room, answering questions primarily with one-word responses. Unlike in the booking photo released by the District Attorney's office earlier in the month, his hair was almost completely white, with black eyebrows. He was accompanied by his attorney, Bill Barabino of Wakefield. The defense waived a dangerousness hearing in this case, which means that Burbine will have no bail …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Find out what about the incident in our Patch Facts column for May 11.
1. In case you missed it: A Stoneham man pleaded guilty Thursday in Woburn Superior Court to charges that he set his girlfriend on fire in June 2011, according to a press statement by Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone. Edouard Pierre-Charles, 28, was sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison, followed by 15 years of probation and several conditions he must abide by. Do you think the punishment fits the crime? Let us know by taking our poll. 2. Need a new abode? Visit Stoneham Patch at 10 a.m. Friday to see our latest sampling of open houses in Stoneham in the weekly "House Hunt" column. 3. Keep informed: Stoneham Patch offers four newsletters to our readers, including daily, weekly and breaking news ones as well as one for Patch Deals…
Thursday, May 10, 2012
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A Stoneham man pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges after he set fire to his girlfriend in Marlborough in 2011, according to a press statement issued by Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone. Edouard Pierre-Charles, 28, of Stoneham, pleaded guilty to charges of mayhem, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, armed assault with the intent to murder and resisting arrest, according to the statement. “This defendant has now admitted to engaging in a terribly troubling act of domestic violence by pouring a flammable substance over his then girlfriend and intentionally setting her on fire, leaving the victim seriously injured and permanently scarred both emotionally and physically,” District Attorney Leone said in the statement. “We…
Edouard Pierre-Charles, 28, was sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison Thursday morning in Woburn Superior Court.
A Stoneham man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he set his girlfriend on fire in June 2011, according to a press statement by Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone. Edouard Pierre-Charles, 28, pleaded guilty to charges of mayhem, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, armed assault with the intent to murder and resisting arrest, according to the statement. The Commonwealth recommended the defendant be sentenced to 10-12 years in state prison with 15 years of probation to run concurrent with the committed sentence and the following conditions: defendant must stay away and not contact the victim, her mother or her aunt, complete a certified batterers program, undergo a mental health evaluation and compete all follow up …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Kenneth and Michael Reynolds pleaded guilty in Woburn Superior Court Wednesday to several drug charges. A Stoneham man was also charged in 2010 in connection with the drug ring.
A former Burlington Police officer and his son pleaded guilty to several drug charges in Woburn Superior Court Wednesday afternoon. Kenneth Reynolds, 47, of Burlington and his son, Michael Reynolds, 28, also of Burlington were indicted in 2010, along with six others, when police took down a large-scale drug ring that affected Woburn, Burlington, Stoneham and Waltham. Kenneth Reynolds pleaded guilty to Trafficking in Cocaine over 14 grams, Distribution of Cocaine, Distribution of Heroin (four counts), committing a School Zone Violation and Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin. Michael Reynolds pleaded guilty to charges of Trafficking in Heroin over 200 grams, Trafficking in Heroin over 14 grams, Distribution of Heroin (eight counts), …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Yuri Mikalixen, 23, assaulted a 16-year-old Stoneham High School runner in the Middlesex Fells Reservation last year.
An illegal immigrant was found guilty Tuesday in a Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn on multiple charges for assaulting a Stoneham High School girl running in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in September 2010. Yuri Mikalixen, 23, hit a 16-year-old girl jogging through the Fells from behind and attempted to rape her. Mikalixen was sentenced by a judge to 5-7 years in state prison on a kidnapping charge, 3-5 years concurrent on the assault with attempt to rape charge and five years probation. Mikalixen, who was living in Malden, according to a Fox 25 News report, is expected to be deported to Brazil after completing his sentence.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Day five of the trial has concluded.
Here are the latest updates from day five of the Mark Kerrigan manslaughter trial at Middlesex County Superior Court Friday: @9:13 a.m.: Dr. Warren Manning, a doctor from Beth Deaconess Medical Center, takes the stand for the defense. @9:23 a.m.: Manning testifies that Daniel Kerrigan completed six minutes on the stress test, which involves walking on a treadmill at a set incline. Test stopped after he suffered leg fatigue, he said. His exercise ability was deemed "fair." @ 9:31 a.m.: "He had relatively severe coronary artery disease," Manning said, after reviewing the medical information from Daniel Kerrigan's April 22, 2003 stress test. @9:41 a.m.: From the autopsy, Daniel Kerrigan had severe multi-vessel disease, said Manning. He added …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Day five of the trial is slated for 9 a.m. Friday.
Here are updates from day four of the Mark Kerrigan manslaughter trial Thursday at Woburn Superior Court:
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Check out the latest "Patch Facts" column.
1. Day three: Looking for updates related to the Mark Kerrigan manslaughter trial? Check out the latest recap from Wednesday's session in Woburn Superior Court. 2. Up for some blogging? We're looking for some unpaid bloggers who either live or work in Stoneham to contribute blogs to our new "Local Voices" section which launched today. We'd love to have folks passionate about writing on various localized topics such as cooking, fashion, fitness, high school sports and the outdoors. We'd prefer bloggers who can contribute one blog with photo(s) per week. If interested, email Stoneham Patch Editor Mark Ouellette at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide previous blog experience or writing samples and a resume (optional). 3. Belt it out loud: …
The emotional testimony from Daniel Kerrigan's wife brings an early end to day three of the Mark Kerrigan manslaughter trial on Wednesday.
Updated at 1:09 p.m. and 3:49 p.m. The third day of the Mark Kerrigan trial ended midway through Brenda Kerrigan's emotional testimony about the events that occurred the night her husband Daniel Kerrigan died following an altercation with her son, Mark Kerrigan. Brenda Kerrigan testified that Mark Kerrigan had been trying to use the house phone multiple times and that her husband had become annoyed with his son and told him to not to use it and to go downstairs in the basement. The couple went to bed at about 11:15 p.m. Jan. 23, 2010, but in the early morning hours of Jan. 24 they heard Mark Kerrigan making noise downstairs. After Daniel Kerrigan put on a pair of jeans and Brenda Kerrigan her bathrobe, they went downstairs to see what …