No bail for ex-Boston mobster Bulger's girlfriend - Fox 2 News Headlines

No bail for ex-Boston mobster Bulger's girlfriend


 A federal magistrate judge has rejected a request for bail by the girlfriend of former Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, ruling she'd been on the run for years and would likely flee again.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal said Friday that Catherine Greig had already shown a willingness to leave home and family when she fled with Bulger in 1995. She said no bail conditions would guarantee Greig wouldn't flee before trial.

Greig faces a charge of conspiracy to harbor a fugitive for helping Bulger escape capture for more than 16 years. Bulger is accused of participating in 19 murders. The pair was caught in California in June.

Friday's ruling came shortly after Greig's lawyer filed a motion urging Boal to rule, so he could appeal if bail was denied.


Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices