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Gov. Patrick on Manhunt Aftermath: “I Got Drunk”

People on the streets of Boston weren’t the only ones drinking following the arrest of the lone living Boston Marathon bombing suspect April 19. Gov. Deval Patrick had a few rounds himself, according to the Boston Herald. The Herald reports that Patrick drove to Rouge, a bistro in West Stockbridge, Mass. Saturday, April 20, the day after authorities captured suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in a boat in Watertown, where he dined alone and was served numerous alcoholic beverages. “By the end of the meal I was actually quite drunk, by myself,” he is quoted as saying in the paper. Patrick offered candid insight into his decision making during the manhunt, the “shelter-in-place” order and the aftermath in a Q&A session hosted by HubSpot, a Cambridge marketing firm Wednesday. Patrick detailed discussions he had with President Barack Obama, the reasoning behind a decision to let the FBI run the investigation and the admission that he wasn’t sure when (or if) the situation would be resolved. SOUTH END PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates  South End Patch


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 6, 2013 at 6:12 pm

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Manhunt Sparks Searches in CT, NY

BABYLON, NEW YORK – While a day-long manhunt for alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev paralyzed the city, tips in neighboring states led authorities to search ferry docks, trains and even a man in Orient Point, New York, who resembled the suspect. Two trains in Connecticut were searched in separate incidents on Friday, and Amtrak service between New York and Boston was suspended for much of the day. In South Norwalk, Connecticut, police boarded an Amtrak Acela train and in nearby Darien, local police brought bomb-sniffing dogs to a suburban railroad that services coastal Connecticut and New York’s northern suburbs. Connecticut State Police were also on notice after an alert that Tsarnaev drove off in a Honda CR-V and may have headed to Connecticut. Meanwhile in New London, police descended on and cleared the Cross Sound Ferry Terminal before searching the ferry. Police there said nobody was in danger. In a separate incident on the same ferry line, a boat captain called in a tip to Long Island authorities that one of his crew spotted someone who resembled Tsarnaev on the ferry. Local and county police met the ferry at the dock and took the individual, who had walked over to the terminal snack bar, into custody. He was searched, his bags were x-rayed and he was fingerprinted before cops determined he wasn’t the bombing suspect. “We don’t have any reason to believe he’s not who he says he is,” said Martin Flatley, the police chief for Southold Town on Long Island. “But he does bear a fairly close resemblance.” South End Patch


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 20, 2013 at 1:13 pm

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PHOTOS: Boston Streets Deserted as Manhunt Continues

      Images of downtown Boston Friday morning are hard to believe, as streets and areas that should be bustling with people are shown empty and deserted—”like a ghost town,” as many have said on social media. Police were still in the middle of a hunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing by around noon. Got a good image of the city (taken from the safety of your home)? Upload it here or email to South End Patch


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 19, 2013 at 7:06 pm

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Governor Shuts Down T Service as Bomber Manhunt Continues

After a bloody night and multiple gunfights, one suspected bomber is dead and the other remains at large. Governor Deval Patrick requested the MBTA suspend service until further notice as a safety precaution. Officials asked anyone at a T station or bus to go home. Residents of Watertown, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge, Alston/Brighton are asked to stay at home and indoors, businesses to remain closed and avoid mass transit. South End Patch


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 19, 2013 at 10:08 am

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