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

Lightbody, two others acquitted in Everett casino land deal

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Lawyers argued that convicted felon Charles Lightbody and two codefendants did nothing wrong in the purchase of the land by Wynn Resorts.

Jurors begin deliberations in Lightbody case

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Charles Lightbody and two co-defendants are accused of hiding the reputed gangster’s financial interest from regulators and Wynn Resorts.

Former FBI agent pleads guilty in perjury case

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Robert Fitzpatrick was indicted on 12 counts of perjury and obstruction of justice, but it is not clear what charges he will plead guilty to.

A politically charged decision awaits US Attorney Carmen Ortiz

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Questions surrounding Mayor Walsh mark the last big investigation US Attorney Carmen Ortiz will likely undertake.