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Posted on 12/29/2010 9:38:59 AM PST by raccoonradio
(In 2008, Dominic Cinelli told the Massachusetts Parole Board that he was deeply sorry and a new and different man.)
Dominic Cinelli sat before the Massachusetts Parole Board in November 2008 and insisted that he was no longer the heroin addict who shot a security guard during an armed robbery to feed his drug habit.
Im new and different, he said in a soft voice. But I realize that deep inside me there is still that ugliness, and I know that I have to deal with that and control that, and Im doing a real good job of it.
Four months later, Cinelli was a free man. But the ugliness he described resurfaced Sunday when, according to police, he fatally shot a Woburn police officer during the robbery of a Kohls department store. Cinelli, 57, was killed during the shootout with the officer, John Maguire, a 60-year-old father of three who was nearing retirement.
Now the unanimous decision to free Cinelli is under intense scrutiny while police and victim advocates question how the Parole Board released a career criminal serving concurrent life sentences.
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Barn Door, horse.
We need to parole less, and execute more.
Exactly, and it’s this great thinking that helped Mass. to re-elect Deval Patrick. “No Ordinary Leader...Together We Can”
We’d see a heck of a lot less of this crap if individuals on parole boards could be held personally liable for the crimes of those they release.
MA voters voted to re-institute the death penalty. Legislature reversed it...at the time the Senate Pres.
was the brother of gangster/mass killer Whitey Bulger.
One steals with a gun; one, with a pen.
He needed the 13 steps and a short drop,There is no rehabilitation for these people.
It might have something to do with the fact that his father was a well-connected Boston cop.
Boston Herald’s version at least allows comments.
>>Its disgusting, Woburn Police Chief Phillip Mahoney said of the boards decision to spring Cinelli. Unacceptable.
This is someone who should never (have seen) the light of day, agreed outgoing state Rep. Jeffrey Perry, a ranking minority member of the Joint Committee on Public Safety. To think he was allowed to walk out of prison certainly raises some red flags.
How does this guy get parole? asked Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan. When is the Parole Board going to understand there is no better way to predict future violent criminal behavior than to look at past violent criminal behavior?
The mental disorder known as liberalism cost Officer Jack Maguire his life.
Officer Maguire was murdered by a person that was paroled while serving three life sentences.
Someone has some serious explaining to do, because clearly - Officer Jack Maguire was a victim of "the system" in Massachusetts. I suggest starting at the top when looking for what went wrong here.
Governor Patrick......what say you?
Also, the get-away driver was released after posting just a $1000 dollar cash bail???? HUH???? He is just as responsible for the death of Officer Maguire as the guy that pulled the trigger. Yet for a measly $1000 bucks he's home tonight, likely high and drunk and bragging to his "friends" that he is now a cop killer. Again, Governor Patrick...are you Ok with *this*?????
Meanwhile, I send my condolences to the family and friends of Officer Maguire, the Woburn police, and all police officers everywhere that have to deal with career criminals that are VERY often released inexplicably.
Rest in peace Jack.
Join the Texodus, friend.
Howie Carr list ping. Avi Nelson is on today and I’d hope he’d talk about this
States that refuse to utilize Old Sparky are destined to see more murders at the hands of those who should have been executed rather than paroled.
Massachusetts is Liberal. The parole board had good intentions, and with Liberals good intentions is all that counts.
Wish I could...
I will say that (Boston cons. talk host) Howie Carr used to have a feature where he’d read about Texas executing someone and he’d play a snippet of the country tune “God Bless Texas” followed by the sound effect of an electrical buzz
(i.e., Old Sparky)
I don't believe this for a second. They are cooking the books somehow to achieve this number.
A 13 step rehab program?
They see a man accused of a crime, and they say "What if he is innocent?" They think it is better for a guilty man to go free than for an innocent man to rot in prison.
They see a man convicted of a crime, and they say "He could still be innocent! And, even if he is guilty, perhaps he really has changed. It is terrible to lock up a man who has been reformed."
They never see that their mistakes result in dead poilice officers and families without a husband and father. I guess the Liberals don't care that much for such "little people".