Thursday, January 17, 2013
Fox 25 Report says Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr will introduce bill Friday aimed at closing loopholes in sex offender registration system. Back in December, State Senator Katherine Clark raised some similar ideas.
As promised last month after news of the John Burbine sex abuse case first broke, state lawmakers are introducing a bill aimed at closing loopholes in the sex offender registration system. Burbine is expected to go to trial in December to face 100 counts involving the sexual abuse of children, including a Reading victim. A Thursday report on MyFoxBoston says that State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr will introduce a bill Friday that would allow Level 1 sex offender information to be made public, and which would also an offender to be reclassified if new information came up about them. The article also quotes Wakefield Police Chief Rick Smith as saying that he supports the previously mentioned items, while also citing the need for better…
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Reading Patch has learned that convicted sex offender Glenn Gerade began his term in the House of Correction on Jan. 30.
Back in August, Reading Patch reported on a resident who was charged with four counts of possessing child pornography and one count of distributing it. Glenn Gerade, of Reading, initially pleaded “not guilty” in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn, and was barred from using the internet or making contact with children under 18 years old. Recently it was brought to our attention that we may have left our loyal readers hanging somewhat with regards to the outcome of this disturbing case, a situation that, we feel, merits immediate redress. After his initial plea, Gerade eventually pleaded guilty to all charges on Jan. 13, and was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in the Billerica House of Correction, to be followed by 10 years probation on and after …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
A roundup of the day's news for Thursday, March 17.
Welcome to PatchCast. Every weekday at 6 p.m. we'll fill you in on the top stories from across the region. Today is Thursday, March 17. Follow these links for more on today's top stories: