A 56-year-old Malden man indicted by a federal grand jury in February of final yr on one depend of murder-for-hire has pleaded responsible.
“You want to get rid of her?” an undercover federal agent requested Massimo Marenghi throughout a gathering on Jan. 20, 2021. Marenghi had approached the agent, who he believed to be a hitman, with a “situation” — his spouse — that must be “taken care of,” in accordance with an affidavit filed within the case.
Marenghi pleaded responsible Thursday in federal court docket in Boston to the cost. U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs scheduled sentencing, which could be as much as 10 years in jail, for June 8.
Marenghi first met up with anyone on Jan. 1, 2021, complaining that his spouse was looking for a restraining order in opposition to him. The individual instructed regulation enforcement, who then directed the individual to attach Marenghi with an agent pretending to be a contract killer.
In the Jan. 20 assembly, the pair hashed out the main points, with the agent saying he can “make it look like an accident … it is your call,” to which Marenghi mentioned “obviously that’s the best way.” They mentioned a worth of $10,000, in accordance with an affidavit, to which Marenghi mentioned that he wanted to “free up some assets” to afford. He additionally offered a photograph of his soon-to-be ex-wife’s home, with directions on learn how to cover from cameras.
He went on, 9 days later, to make a $1,500 money deposit and mentioned that the earlier the “demolition job” was accomplished, the earlier he’d repay the cash.
That’s a grand entrance
Boston Police arrested two males they are saying stole a car by shattering the glass entrance door of a Hyde Park auto service enterprise within the 600-block of Cummins Highway after which driving it straight by the chain safety fence across the property.
Jonathan Osorio, 27, of Hyde Park and Alvin Mojica, 29, of Roslindale, had been arrested at round 10:35 a.m. Thursday. At that point, officers on patrol noticed the stolen car within the 700 block of River Street and pulled it over for having “improper plates attached,” in accordance with a police assertion.
Osorio was the alleged driver and police say he “immediately became combative but was placed in custody after a brief struggle.” The solely passenger was Mojica, cops say, who was compliant however had a taser in a fanny pack throughout his chest.
Teens in a rush
State Police arrested three of the 5 youngsters — just one was an grownup, Hildo Pina-Vaz, 18, of Roxbury — who had been piled right into a 2012 Toyota Rav4 the police mentioned led them on a chase within the early hours of Saturday morning.
A trooper noticed the SUV driving by on Route 24 North in Avon and seen it had no rear license plate or bumper so tried to drag the car over, however the driver refused and sped away, in accordance with a Massachusetts State Police Statement.
After the preliminary trooper known as within the pursuit, one other trooper got here out forward of the suspect car and arrange a a “tire deflation” gadget, which popped the SUV’s driver’s aspect tires — and but the teenager driver persevered, police say.
The pursuit continued onto Interstate 93 south and onto exit 3 into Milton, first on Blue Hill River Road then onto Trout Brook Avenue, the place it lastly stopped and 5 teenagers “bailed out” and had been arrested. They had been every charged with motorized vehicle offenses, malicious destruction of property and disturbing the peace.
A search that included K9 items couldn’t find the final two passengers.