Wednesday, May 1, 2013
John Burbine's attorney has asked a judge to dismiss eight of the 100 charges filed against him.
The lawyer for accused child molester John Burbine has asked a judge to dismiss eight of the 100 charges Burbine is facing, saying his own client reached a "level of deviancy and perversion" unanticipated by the law, given the very young age of the victims. Attorney Bill Barabino has filed a motion to dismiss six counts of aggravated rape of a child and two counts of dissemination of matter harmful to minors. This would still leave Burbine facing some 92 counts. At least one of Burbine's alleged victims is from Newton, according to officials. Burbine's wife, Marian, faces additional charges of reckless endangerment of a child for operating an illegal day care center in Wakefield where many of the victims' families were clients. Following …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Burbine is already facing nearly 100 charges involving child sex abuse in Middlesex County and at least one alleged victim is from Newton.
Accused serial child sex abuser John Burbine is now reportedly facing additional charges in Essex County. According to a Wednesday Salem News report, an Essex County grand jury has indicted Burbine on charges of indecent assault and battery and child rape. The charges stem from a new accuser, a boy from Saugus, who alleges Burbine abused him between May 1990 to January 1994. The alleged incidents occurred in Saugus. The accuser reportedly came forward after seeing the initial media coverage in the case. The Essex County District Attorney's Office and Saugus Police investigated the allegations, according to the Salem News. An arraignment date has not yet been set on the new charges. In Middlesex County, Burbine is already facing 100 counts …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Marian Burbine is facing six counts of reckless endangerment of a child, and two counts of operating an unlicensed day care business.
Marian Burbine, the wife of accused serial child molester John Burbine, now has an expected trial date of August 9. The Burbines are accused of running an illegal daycare based out of Wakefield, Mass., where John Burbine allegedly abused at least a dozen children who attended the daycare center. At least one of those alleged victims is from Newton, officials say. John Burbine faces nearly 100 counts of child sex abuse charges stemming from the alleged abuse carried out at the couple's daycare center. Meanwhile, Marian Burbine faces six counts of reckless endangerment of a child and two counts of operating an unlicensed day care business. During Marian Burbine's latest appearance in Middlesex Superior Court Wednesday, Marian Burbine's …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Marian and John Burbine are accused of running an illegal day care where alleged sex crimes were committed.
The latest court date has been delayed for Marian Burbine, the wife of a Wakefield man accused of more than 100 counts of child sex abuse. Marian Burbine, who is accused of running an illegal day care with her husband John Burbine, will appear in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn on Thursday, March 21 for a pre-trial conference. Her latest court date had initially been set for Wednesday, Feb. 13. Marian Burbine is charged with six counts of reckless endangerment of a child and two counts of running an illegal day care business at the former Waterfall Education Center in Wakefield. She has been under house arrest in Wakefield since late last year. Her husband, John, has pleaded not guilty to about 100 counts involving the sexual abuse of …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Wakefield resident John Burbine is facing more than 100 counts of child sexual abuse. He pleaded not guilty last month and his next court action is a motion to dismiss in April.
Tuesday, January 15
John Burbine is expected to go to trial in December to face 100 counts involving the sexual abuse of children, according to the office of Middlesex District Attorney Gerard Leone. A spokeswoman for the DA's office reported that a tentative trial date of Dec. 10 has been set for Burbine. His next court proceeding is April 13, when his attorney, John Barabino of Wakefield, is expected to file a motion to dismiss. Burbine pleaded not guilty last month to more than 100 charges involving the sex abuse of children, one of whom was as young as 8 days old. At least one of Burbine's alleged victims is from Newton. A separate Boston Herald article quoted Barabino outside Woburn Superior Courthouse Tuesday morning as saying the motion to dismiss is …