Fight Over McNuggets Results in Assault Charges

Posted on February 25th, 2011 No Comments

A couple in Cape Cod is facing charges after allegedly assaulting each other with a knife during a dispute over chicken McNuggets.

According to officials with the Falmouth Police Department, 20 Ziomarie Black and 31 year-old Edward Collado were arrested just after midnight Sunday, after the pair allegedly stabbed each other during a fight in their apartment. The arrest report says the fight began when Collado and Black went to the McDonald’s restaurant on Teaticket Highway with two friends and began arguing.

After the fight, Black left in a car with two friends while Collado went to a nearby Holiday Inn to call police. When police apprehended Collado and Black separately , Black had scratches from a knife on her chest and red marks on her neck consistent with strangulation, according to the report. Collado had suffered a bite and a slash on his hand.

Black was charged with domestic assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, and larceny of less than $250 – stemming from $104 of Collado’s she allegedly took when she left the apartment. Collado was charged with domestic assault and battery.

If you have been charged with a similar crime in Massachusetts, please contact the Cape Cod Assault Attorney James Powderly by calling 504-343-0676.

Most Wanted Massachusetts Sex Offender Arrested in New Jersey

Posted on February 16th, 2011 No Comments

One of Massachusetts most wanted sex offenders was arrested in New Jersey Wednesday morning.

According to officials with the Massachusetts State Police, 46 year-old Samuel Harper was arrested in Loongbranch, N.J. Wednesday. He is wanted out of the Roxbury Municiple Court and the Lawrence District  Court for failure to register as a Level 3 sex offender. His arrest was the culmination of a joint investigation between the Massachusetts and New Jersey State Police.

Harper was convicted of multiple counts of rape of a child with force and assault with intent to commit rape in 1993.

Harper is expected to appear in Ocean City Superior Court Thursday where he has been charged as a fugitive from justice.

If you need assistance in the realm of sex crime law, please contact the Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney James Powderly by calling 508-343-0676.

Utah Man Arrested in Cape Cod

Posted on January 20th, 2011 No Comments

Police in Cape Cod arrested a Utah man who was allegedly intoxicated and carrying a loaded handgun in the parking lot of a local motel.

According to officials with the Cape Cod Police Department, officers responded to the Motel 7 Seas shortly after 10:00 p.m. Sunday for a reported domestic assault and battery. Witnesses told police 32 year-old Robert Appleton was drunk, suicidal, and armed with a gun.

As they spoke with witnesses, Appleton approached the officers, who drew their weapons and commanded Appleton to get down on the ground, police said. Police searched Appleton and found a fully loaded .40-caliber Sig Sauer handgun, according to the arrest report.

Falmouth police Sgt. Douglas DeCosta said Appleton became combative as officers attempted to arrest him. The suspect refused to get in the cruiser and kicked the vehicle while yelling, “just taze me.” Officers used pepper spray to subdue Appleton, DeCosta said.

If you have been charged with a similar crime in Cape Cod, please contact the Cape Cod Domestic Violence Lawyer James Powderly by calling 508-343-0676.

Newton man charged with wire fraud

Posted on January 10th, 2011 No Comments

A Newton, Massachusetts man is facing charges for a stock fraud scheme in which he allegedly committed wire fraud and filed a false income tax return.

39 year-old Randy M. Cho claimed to be a broker who could buy stocks at reduced prices for his investors. According to authorities, he told investors that he was able to get the discounts through his working relationship with Goldman Sachs.

Prosecutors believe that this scheme continued for eight years, during which Cho spent some of the money on expensive items for himself.

If you or someone you know has been charged with fraud or other criminal charges, don’t hesitate to contact experienced, aggressive Massachusetts theft and fraud attorney James Powderly today by calling 508-343-0676.


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