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

Closing arguments done, Phillipos case heads to jury

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An attorney for Robel Phillipos said his memory was clouded by marijuana when he spoke to federal agents.

Questionnaires will be printed for potential Tsarnaev jurors

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During a brief hearing, a judge went over plans for jury selection with federal prosecutors and lawyers.

Judge rejects Tsarnaev request for dismissal of charges

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The defense had argued that the charges should be dismissed because of flaws in the selection of grand juries in federal court.

SJC chief seeks reform in drug cases

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The top Mass. judge is not in favor of strict prison terms for minor drug offenders.