Friday, May 10, 2013
The Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force, a unit made up of federal, state and local law enforcement state, had access to a file on Tamerlan Tsarnaev, according to the FBI.
Though Boston’s top police officials said he did not know about the now-deceased Boston Marathon bomber until the day he was killed, an FBI official said at least some Boston police officers had access to a file on him through a shared database. FBI special agent Richard Deslauriers said in a Thursday press statement members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force, a federally-sponsored unit that included Boston police officials, assessed accused marathon bomber Tameraln Tsarnaev in 2011 via the Guardian database, an internal system shared by law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels. “Many state and local departments, including the [Boston Police Department], have representatives who are full-time members of the [Joint Terrorism …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Suspect taken into custody during an ongoing Boston Police Special Investigations Unit case.
An alleged international con man was arrested last Friday, March 30, after Lexington Police captured the suspect following his arrival at a Citizens Bank in that town. LPD detained the man, identified as 31-year-old Catalin Buzea, of Woburn, until the arrival of investigators from other agencies, which arrested Buzea for larceny by scheme over $250, uttering forgery and identity fraud. The Boston Police Special Investigations Unit, along with ICE/Homeland Security and the Postal Inspectors apprehended Buzea in connection with his alleged opening of bank accounts throughout the greater Boston using counterfeit passports and identification cards, according to a post on the BPD News website. Buzea allegedly opened bank accounts and money …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
A video roundup of the area's latest developments for Wednesday, June 29.
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