Posts tagged ‘probation department’

John “Jack” O’Brien and his two henchmen William H. Burke III and Elizabeth V. Tavares, – have been found guilty of racketeering conspiracy and mail fraud.  Sentencing set for Wed, Oct 22nd. NOTE: Martha Coakley never looked at this corruption. The case was brought by the Feds, – US Attorney for Massachusetts, Carmen Ortiz! If […]

Judge rules that 60 corruption charges are “too confusing” for a jury of low-information Massachusetts Democrat voters to digest; – breaks them into two separate trials. Judge William G. Young is one of the good guys; a Reagan appointee – he sentenced the Shoe Bbomber to life.   He calls the 62 [so far] corruption and […]

She still can’t win convictions.  Speaker Bob DeLeo is breathing easier this morning, but John ‘Jack’ O’Brien still faces federal racketeering charges. At Issue: Did O’Brien force 50 Probation Department hires [many hired as favors to current and former House Speakers] to attend a fundraiser for Governor Candidate / State Treasurer Tim Cahill, – in […]

Meet William Bryant Moseley – career thug.  He just strangled his common-law wife Cecelia Yakuba in Malden. In 1996 he was sentenced to 10-12 for shooting his ex-wife Ivette Dias in the face.  While in MCI Shirley in 1999 he was convicted of assault & battery on a prison guard.

Are Bad Things Happening In Prison? The tiniest chirp of an announcement: Warden Anthony Mendonsa – just recently appointed to head the huge Souza-Baranowski prison in Shirley, has been relieved ‘pending investigation’ and will retire on June 30th. Mary Beth Heffernan and Sandra McCroom have their hands full inventing cover stories. Corrections Commissioner Luis Spencer may […]

Jobs For Sale [will trade for favors]. With nearly the regularity of the changing seasons – it has happened again. High-ranking Massachusetts Democrat Officials have been indicted by a federal grand jury. This time – it’s the jobs-for-favors Probation Department run by John J. O’Brien, Elizabeth V. Tavares and William H. Burke III. Now we […]

Is somebody looking over her shoulder?  Martha famously said “…it isn’t illegal to be illegal in Massachusetts’. Martha has the next best thing to a no-show job.  She could see no evil when three Speakers of the Mass House were indicted.  She couldn’t see an assault when her own staffer pushed a reporter to the […]