Milton J. Valencia

Valencia covers the federal courts and law enforcement for the Metro desk. He has been with the Globe since 2007, as a regional reporter and as a general assignment reporter on the morning and night shifts. His stories focus on quality-of-life issues, while also analyzing crime trends and law enforcement policies.

Latest stories

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s relatives arrive to help defense

By Patricia Wen , Globe Staff

Tsarnaev’s lawyers have declined to confirm that relatives have flown here for the trial.

Tsarnaev’s family arrives as defense readies

By , and M.G. Lee , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Relatives of the convicted Marathon bomber are expected to assist the defense team as it prepares to present its case next week.

As defense readies, Tsarnaev relatives come to Boston

By and , Globe Staff

It was unclear which family members are here, and whether any of them will be called to testify.

Prosecutors rest case in bombing trial’s penalty phase

By and , Globe Staff

One of the wounded, who hadn’t told his story publicly, provided a dramatic endpoint to the prosecution’s case.