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Marathon Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

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The man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon was arraigned in federal court today on 30 charges including including charges of using weapons of mass destruction and murder. Seventeen of the charges carry a potential death penalty sentence. 

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 10, 2013 at 7:52 pm

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Marathon Bombing Suspect Tsarnaev Due in Court Wednesday

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The lone suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will appear in court Wednesday, nearly two weeks after a grand jury returned a South End Patch News

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 10, 2013 at 7:45 am

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Grand Jury Hammers Marathon Bombing Suspect with 30 Charges

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Article written by Roberto Scalese

A federal jury returned 30 counts against suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 70-page indictment includes charges for weapons of mass destruction, murder and more.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 27, 2013 at 7:32 pm

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AMBER ALERT: Police Find Missing Boston Child in Cambridge, Suspect Still At Large

A 13-year-old Boston teenager believed abducted by his father was found by Cambridge police Tuesday night. 

Massachusetts State Police issued an Amber Alert for 13-year-old Jonathan Moore, whom they believe was abducted by his father Tuesday night. According to the alert, police were searching for 36-year-old Jonathan Moore senior, the child and a woman. Police are looking for a red 1997 Toyota Camry, license plate 634 RH4.

The suspected abductor, Moore senior, is black, 36 years old, six feet, three inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes. There was no description of Moore senior’s clothing.

According to the alert, Moore senior is considered armed and dangerous. While the younger Moore is safe with Cambridge Police, there is no word on the whereabouts of Moore senior.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 22, 2013 at 4:02 am

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MBTA Police Seeking Assault Suspect

MBTA Police are seeking this suspect they believe assaulted a female at Park Street Station May 14.

MBTA Police are searching for a male suspect they say “inappropriately assaulted” a female last week at Park Street Station.

According to transit police, the male assaulted the female last Tuesday, May 14, while boarding a Green Line C trolley at Park Street.

The suspect is a white male who was wearing a red shirt at the time of the incident as well as a gray hooded sweatshirt with black horizontal stripes, blue jeans and sneakers.

Anyone who knows the identity of the suspect or knows their whereabouts is encouraged to call the MBTA’s Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. Anonymous text tips on this case can be sent to 873873.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 21, 2013 at 11:26 am

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Boston Bombing Suspect Bought Fireworks on NH Seacoast

Tamerlan Tsarnaev

 

One of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects reportedly bought fireworks at a Seabrook, N.H. store back in February, according to the Boston Globe.

The newspaper says that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two suspects, bought two mortar kits from Phantom Fireworks on Route 1 in February. Store records show he purchased the two kits for $ 200 in cash as part of a two-for-one promotion. The store’s vice president said Tsarnaev may have used powder from the mortar kit shells to build the bombs that killed three and injured more than 200 on April 15.

Phantom Fireworks is one of many stores along the Massachusetts border that sell fireworks. It also has stores in Londonderry and Scarborough, Maine.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 24, 2013 at 1:42 am

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Read the Criminal Complaint Against Bombing Suspect Tsarnaev

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[Editor’s note: The following is the affadavit of Special Agent Daniel R. Genck, submitted as part of the criminal complaint filed against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The document was converted from a PDF and edited only to remove formatting errors.]


AFFIDAVIT OF SPECIAL AGENT

 

I, Daniel R. Genck, being duly sworn, depose and state:

 

1. I am a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and have been so employed since 2009. I am currently assigned to one of the Boston Field Office’s Counter-terrorism Squads. Among other things, I am responsible for conducting national security investigations of potential violations of federal criminal laws as a member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”). During my tenure as an agent, I have participated in numerous national security investigations. I have received extensive training and experience in the conduct of national security investigations, and those matters involving domestic and international terrorism. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 22, 2013 at 9:00 pm

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Bombing Suspect Indicted at Bedside, will Face Trial in Federal Court

 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

 

A federal magistrate visited the bedside of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the surviving marathon bombing suspect was charged with the crime. 

Tsarnaev is charged with unlawfully using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (namely, an improvised explosive device) against persons and property within the United States. 

He is also charged with maliciously damaging and destroying, by means of explosive, real and personal property used in interstate and foreign commerce and actively affecting interstate and foreign commerce resulting in personal injury and death. 

Tsarnaev remains in serious condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, according to the FBI.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said this afternoon that Tsarnaev will be tried in civilian court and not treated as an Enemy Combatant. Carney noted that Tsarnaev is a naturalized American citizen and thus cannot be tried in front of a military tribunal, as an enemy combatant would. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 22, 2013 at 6:00 pm

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Bombing Suspect Awake, Responding in Writing

Police have this Boston bombing suspect in custody.

The hospitalized Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who previously could not be interrogated due to his condition, has begun responding in writing to law enforcement officials questions, ABC News and NBC News reported Sunday evening.

Both ABC News and NBC News reported that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, responded in writing to questions due to a throat wound he suffered and that may have been the result of a suicide attempt. Officials are asking about possible collaborations with other “cell members” to determine the scope of the Boston Marathon bombings plot, and about potential unexploded bombs.

Tsarnaev remains in serious condition according to the FBI. Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said Friday evening that Tsarnaev was taken to a hospital in serious condition and covered in blood. Davis said officials assumed his injuries occured during the gunfight in Watertown the evening before. Shots were fired at the boat where Tsarnaev was found hiding, but officials did not know if Tsarnaev was hit. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 22, 2013 at 2:57 am

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Photos of Bombing Suspect Hiding in Boat Released

Massachusetts State Police released photos of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding in a boat in Watertown on Friday, including ones using a thermal imaging camera.

Massachusetts State Police released five photos on their Twitter account on Saturday afternoon showing marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding in the boat in Watertown.

Flip through the photos to see shots from the State Police Air Wing, including photos with a thermal imaging camera, which show the suspect within the boat.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 20, 2013 at 11:45 pm

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