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Court Date Set for Medford Man Accused of Animal Cruelty

– Allison Goldsberry A Medford man accused of animal cruelty will return to court in July, according to information released by Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office. Judge Maurice Flynn scheduled a court hearing for Ryan Baker, 31, for July 14 at a pretrial hearing on Tuesday. Baker is charged with three counts of cruelty […]

Police Drug Bust Nets 2 Arrests, Over $40K, Illegal Gun, Heroin

– Allison Goldsberry On Friday afternoon Medford Police arrested two suspects and seized over $40,000, an illegal hand gun, and more than fifty grams of heroin. According to information released by police, Friday’s drug bust was the result of an ongoing illegal heroin distribution investigation and involved the DEA Task Force, Everett Police, and the […]

Sheriff’s Office Releases Pretrial Population Study

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian in conjunction with members of the Massachusetts State Senate today released a National Institute of Corrections (NIC) study focused on the pretrial population at the Middlesex House of Correction & Jail. “As Sheriff I have witnessed a steady increase in our pretrial population over the last few years, and I […]

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Hosts National Addiction Treatment Training

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian recently welcomed 30 correctional, judicial and addiction treatment professionals from across the country to the Middlesex House of Correction & Jail for training on addiction programming. The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office hosted the training on April 30 – May 1, as part of its designation as a National Mentor Site by […]

250 Girls Attend ‘Empowering Girls 2015′ Conferences Hosted By Middlesex DA

DA Marian Ryan with Assistant DA Christine Maltby. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth hosted more than 250 students from 19 middle and high schools at this year’s “Empowering Girls 2015” conferences held recently at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. This year’s conference focused on the theme “I’m Worth More,” and […]

Koutoujian: Scammers Using Sheriff’s Name

Tufts University Students Among Those Being Targeted The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today has received more than 30 calls from individuals reporting having been contacted over the phone by men and women claiming to be with the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office and threatening arrest for failure to pay federal taxes. A number of those who reported the […]

Public Rally Urges Police to Get Narcan

On Tuesday afternoon people marched from Medford City Hall to the police station in an effort to urge police to obtain Narcan. The event was organized by Medford Overcoming Addiction; the group estimated about thirty people participated in the rally. Narcan is commonly used by law enforcement and medical officials to reverse the effects of […]

DA Ryan Hosts Campus Safety Symposium

Speaking at the “2015 Campus Safety Symposium” at Newton-Wellesley Hospital today, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan called for expanded partnerships with college campuses, law enforcement, and community groups to better respond to increased reporting rates of sexual assaults on college campuses. “The most effective way to give service to victims and have successful prosecutions is […]

Police Seeking Bank Robbery Suspect

– Allison Goldsberry Medford Police are looking for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at Citizens Bank on Patriot’s Day. According to police, the suspect entered the back door of the Citizens Bank on Spring Street around 2PM on Monday afternoon. He displayed what appeared to be a large black revolver to the teller […]

Community Leaders Meet To Discuss Combatting Opiate Epidemic

Pictured, left to right: Penny Funaiole, Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition Opioid Prevention Coordinator, Assistant District Attorney Alice Casey, District Attorney Ryan, Stoneham Police Chief James McIntyre, and Chief Michael Lyle. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and members of the Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition and the Substance Abuse Collaborative have met to discuss strategies […]