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Date: 04-03-2024

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United States of America v. Luis Rivera

Case Number: 1:22-cr-10213

Judge: Indira Talwani

Court: The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Suffolk County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: The United States Attorney’s Office in Boston

Defendant's Attorney: Alyssa Thrasher Hackett - 617-221-3407


Boston, Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with felony possession of Ammunition.

Defendant involved in January 2022 shooting in residential neighborhood in Everett

A previously convicted felon was sentenced for illegally possessing ammunition in connection with a January shooting in a residential neighborhood of Everett.

Luis Rivera, 26, of Medford, was sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release. In January 2024, Rivera pleaded guilty one count of being a felon in possession of ammunition.

On the afternoon of Jan. 2, 2022, three individuals fired over 20 shots in an Everett neighborhood, during which multiple houses were struck by stray bullets. Rivera was identified as one of the shooters. Rivera is prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition due to prior convictions.

Acting United States Attorney Joshua S. Levy; James M. Ferguson, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Boston Feld Division; Everett Police Chief Steven A. Mazzie; and Chelsea Police Chief Keith Houghton made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah Hoefle of the Organized Crime & Gang Unit is prosecuting the case.

The details contained in the charging document are allegations. The remaining defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Defendant was found guilty and sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release.

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