DeNapoli Shooting Suspects Back in Court
Two men, two women arraigned on armed robbery and shooting of a Woburn Police officer in Middlesex Superior Court Thursday.
Antonio Matos and Hector Baez-Cruz were held on $500,000 cash bail after the Superior Court hearing. Erianiss Murillo and Allegra Martinez were held on $250,000.
Matos, 25, of Boston, was captured by police on Sept. 6 and had been hospitalized for injuries sustained after the robbery. He was arraigned from his hospital bed Oct. 12 by a Woburn District Court judge; the arraignment was postponed due to his medical condition.
Baez-Cruz, 21, also of Boston, was arraigned for his role in the crime Sept. 16 and plead not guilty in district court. He was held on $500,000 cash bail.
Murillo, a 17-year-old Dorchester teen, was held on $250,000 cash bail, or a $2 million bond, after a brief arraignment in Woburn District Court Nov. 23.
Martinez, 18, of Providence, RI, the fourth suspect in the Officer DeNapoli shooting, was held on $250,000 cash bail or $2.5 million bond less than two months ago. Martinez, 18, was arraigned in Woburn District Court, just hours after Murillo.
The four defendants were indicted Dec. 21 by a Middlesex grand jury.
All four were arraigned Thursday on the following charges:
- masked armed robbery (3 counts),
- conspiracy to commit masked armed robbery,
- armed assault with intent to murder (11 counts),
- misleading police,
- possession of a firearm,
- possession of a loaded firearm,
- possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number,
- possession of ammunition,
- larceny over $250,
- assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (4 counts),
- discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building (2 counts),
- mayhem (2 counts),
- assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury,
- assault and battery on a public employee,
- malicious destruction of property (4 counts), and
- assault with a dangerous weapon.
Murillo and Martinez were additionally indicted on the charge of accessory after the fact to masked armed robbery.
On Sept. 6, Officer DeNapoli responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Musto Jewelers store at Four Corners. He was shot multiple times by Matos, said authorities.