facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Trial date set for Whitey Bulger's partner

Sept. 29, 2011 at 1:48 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
BOSTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Catherine Greig, who shared Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger's life as a fugitive, was given a tentative April trial date Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal did not make an immediate decision on a motion for bail for the former dental technician, The Boston Globe reported. Boal scheduled a pre-trial hearing Nov. 29 and set April 26 as a trial date.

Greig, 60, and Bulger, 82, were arrested in June in Santa Monica, Calif. They had been living in the same apartment under assumed names for at least 13 years.

While Greig now faces only one count of harboring a fugitive, federal prosecutors said Wednesday they intended to bring a superseding indictment with new charges.

"The government's going to do what the government wants to do," defense lawyer Kevin Reddington said Thursday, when asked about the possibility of a new indictment. "That's why we have juries."

Bulger faces a long list of charges going back years and including numerous homicides. For many years, he served as an FBI informant while agents allegedly protected him.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
New Jersey man caught selling 'Ebola' heroin New Jersey man caught selling 'Ebola' heroin
2
Kimberly Guilfoyle: young women should be 'excused' from voting to go on Tinder Kimberly Guilfoyle: young women should be 'excused' from voting to go on Tinder
3
Female gym teacher busted for repeated sex with student Female gym teacher busted for repeated sex with student
4
American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack
5
China overhauls legal system, at least on paper China overhauls legal system, at least on paper
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback