Maria Cramer

Cramer is a reporter for the Metro section. She covers crime in and around the city of Boston.

Latest stories

Con man drugged, robbed older men with money, DA says

By , Globe Staff

Riccardo D’Orsainville fooled at least three men into thinking he was of aristocratic stock before drugging and stealing from them, authorities allege.

Once in the shadows, gay police now out and proud

By , Globe staff

The New England Gay Officers Action League has more than 300 members and will celebrate its 25th anniversary this week.

Man who killed his rapist seeks early release

By , Globe Staff

Marco Flores, 22, killed the man who molested him as a child. He’s now pleading with the governor to shorten his sentence.

New England native fatally shot on first patrol as police officer

By , Globe Staff

Ashley Guindon, who was born in Springfield, Mass., and grew up in Merrimack, N.H., was killed on her first day on the job in Virginia.