A 33-year-old Boston man has been nabbed and charged because the suspect in a taking pictures final month that injured one man and killed one other man, Terrell Banks, 37, of Boston.
Stephen Freeman, 33, of Boston, was arrested Thursday within the space of Shawmut Avenue and Hammond Street for the homicide of Banks in entrance of Slade’s Bar and Grill on Tremont Street on Feb. 18. He pleaded not responsible to the homicide cost, in addition to a number of firearms expenses, at municipal courtroom in Roxbury Friday.
Prosecutors say that police suspected Freeman of the homicide because of the “distinctive clothing” he wore, as seen in surveillance video recovered from contained in the restaurant and following the gunman’s path after the taking pictures.
Restaurant proprietor accused of utilizing unlawful workers like slaves
The feds say that the proprietor of the native chain “Stash’s Pizza” was serving up slices of ache, humiliation and distress to his workers, and most well-liked hiring unlawful immigrants so they’d don’t have any recourse to his strategies of administration.
“The allegations in this case are horrific. Nobody has the right to violently kick, slap, punch or choke anyone, and certainly not an employer to an employee,” stated U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Rachael Rollins.
Stavros Papantoniadis, 47, of Westwood, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with one rely of pressured labor, for which he made an preliminary look in federal courtroom in Boston that very same morning. The feds say he maintained abusive practices towards his workers for a minimum of 14 years and would threaten to have them deported in the event that they complained.
One sufferer, recognized solely as “Victim 1,” labored at one of many places from 2001 to 2015, in line with the felony criticism, and was allegedly subjected to violent bodily assaults and verbal abuse on a number of events — together with being thrown to flooring by Papantoniadis and referred to as a “(expletive) Muslim.” The defendant allegedly slapped and choked the worker and even broke off his tooth, forcing the worker to later put on dentures.
When Papantoniadis allegedly kicked the worker within the groin, he instructed him he couldn’t go to the hospital as a result of he would kill him or have him deported if he missed any work.
Papantoniadis is scheduled to subsequent seem in courtroom on Monday at 11:30 a.m.
Warrant issued for homicide suspect
Authorities have issued a homicide warrant towards Dion Smith, 33 of Boston, within the stabbing dying of a 79-year-old Malden man.
Malden Police on Feb. 22 at round 2 p.m. had been dispatched to an house constructing on Kennedy Drive for a wierd odor coming from a second-floor house, in line with the Middlesex DA’s workplace. In that house, they discovered resident Ronald Gilbert, 79, useless on the ground.
The Middlesex DA’s workplace famous Gilbert had been useless “for some time,” seemingly since December of final 12 months, and had suffered from greater than 30 stab wounds.
Boston little one pleads responsible to assault to homicide
An unidentified juvenile pleaded responsible to his function in a July 21, 2020, incident on Waumbeck Street in Roxbury that left a 31-year-old male sufferer with “catastrophic injuries,” in line with the Suffolk DA’s workplace, and wheelchair-bound for all times.
Juvenile courtroom Judge Peter Coyne on Thursday sentenced the teenager to 10 to 13 years in state jail for the fees of armed assault to homicide, assault and battery with a harmful weapon inflicting critical bodily damage and unlawful possession of a firearm. He additionally pleaded responsible to an unrelated 2019 firearm cost, for which he acquired a 2 ½ 12 months sentence to be served on the identical time.
That summer season day, the sufferer was driving a scooter down the road when “several gunmen appeared on foot and opened fire,” riddling him with bullets, in line with a DA assertion. A police officer on patrol heard the photographs and chased the suspects into Codman Park.
An grownup co-defendant, Naje Duchard, is scheduled to go on trial on April 18 in Suffolk Superior Court.