Recent Crime News
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Christian Science Monitor
Stephen Kurkjian, author of 'Master Thieves,' says he'd like to see Boston bring 'the same commitment and resolve' it showed after the 2013 Boston Marathon attacks to recovering the art stolen from the Gardner Museum in 1990. Twenty-five years ago this month, two thieves dressed as police officers stole 13 priceless artworks from Boston 's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Comment?
Monday Mar 9 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
One of two Winchendon men charged with the armed robbery of a Gardner coin shop last year was sentenced Monday to 3 to 5 years in state prison after pleading guilty. Kevin P. O'Donnell, 26, formerly of 86 Front St., Winchendon, was also placed on probation for 2 years, to begin upon his release from prison, after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to two counts each of armed robbery and assault and battery and a single count of making a bomb threat. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via PennLive.com
A former Lancaster Catholic High School teacher has been charged with having sexual contact with a female student nine years ago. James Scott Dwight III, 47, was taken into custody Feb. 26 in Harvard, Mass., where he now resides, according to a story on lancasteronline.com. Comment?
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