FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Boston Lawyer Charged with Smuggling Heroin into Prison

October 08, 2007  | 

A Boston criminal defense attorney was arrested last week on charges that he attempted to smuggle heroin into the state prison at Walpole.

Kevin L. Barron was being searched prior to meeting with clients at MCI-Cedar Junction when corrections officers discovered “small packets of a powdery substance” in his possession. David Traub, spokesman for the Norfolk District Attorney, told the Boston Globe that the “powder” has been identified as heroin.

Barron, 46, pleaded not guilty to charges of delivering drugs to a prisoner, possession of a Class A substance, and intent to distribute a Class A substance. He was released on personal recognizance.

Barron’s lawyer, Elliot Weinstein, told the Boston Globe, “Kevin is innocent. He’s a good man. Someone took advantage of Kevin’s standing as an attorney. Kevin did not knowingly commit any crime.”

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Blue Porch Lights Show Support for Wounded Officer in California
Local hardware stores are running out of blue light bulbs as thousands of residents show...
Former LAPD Officer Sues, Says Fired for Exposing Ticket Quotas
A former Los Angeles police officer who sued the LAPD, alleging he was denied promotions...
Morphix Technologies offers Officers Classroom TraceX Explosives Detection Training Kit
Morphix Technologies has created a classroom TraceX Explosives Detection Training Kit for...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine