Massachusetts State Trooper says he was forced to change arrest report for judge's daughter

Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 @ 10:06 AM

Mass. State Trooper Made To Change Report After Arresting Judge's Daughter

A Massachusetts State Trooper said he was just doing his job when he arrested Allie Bibaud, the daughter of a judge, for allegedly driving under the influence, but what happened afterward was far from what he expected.

Trooper Ryan Sceviour, 29, said he hasn’t been able to sleep since being forced to edit and redact the police report for Bibaud’s arrest.

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Sceviour has hired an attorney. He said he wants an apology and to have his name cleared.

“They have impaired his reputation. People hear his name, ‘Isn’t that guy who faked the report? Isn’t that the guy who covered up for the judge?’” attorney Lenny Kesten said.

Allie Bibaud is the daughter of Dudley District Court Judge Timothy Bibaud.

Boston 25 News obtained recordings of voicemails left on Sceviour's phone.

“You are to immediately code 7 to the barracks, per the colonel. It’s an order from the colonel. It’s got something to do with an arrest report, umm, a judge’s daughter,” one of the messages said.

Kesten said Sceviour didn’t know who Bibaud was until she commented about it during the arrest.

“My dad’s a (expletive) Judge. He’s going to kill me,” she said, according to Sceviour’s report. She also allegedly implied she would trade sexual favors for leniency.

Bibaud was arrested the night of Oct. 16 after being pulled over on Interstate 190 south, in the Worcester area. Sceviour said he was ordered on Oct. 19 to change the report.

“At 10 a.m., he’s awakened by pounding on the door,” Kesten said. “There is a local trooper there. ‘I’ve been sent here to wake you up, immediately get to Holden.’”

Sceviour said he was forced to drive 90 miles from his home on the South Shore to sit with State Police Maj. Susan Anderson and edit the report, or be fired.

“He said, ‘I don’t want to. This is wrong,’” Kesten told Boston 25 News. “He said, ‘This is morally wrong.’ She said, ‘It’s direct order from the colonel.”

State police issued the following statement:

Supervisory members of the State Police, up to and including the Colonel, may review any report and have the responsibility to order any appropriate revisions. In the report in question, the revision consisted only of removal of a sensationalistic, directly-quoted statement by the defendant, which made no contribution to proving the elements of the crimes with which she was charged. Inclusion of an unnecessary sensationalistic statement does not meet the report-writing standards required by the department. The revised report – which is clearly marked as having been revised –includes all observations made by troopers, all descriptions of physical evidence found in the defendant’s possession, and summaries of statements made by the defendant relative to her possession and use of heroin, all of which constitute clear evidence against her. Furthermore, both versions of the report were submitted to the court. The removal of the inflammatory and unnecessary quotation did not change the substance of the trooper’s narrative, did not remove any elements of probable cause from the report, and, most importantly, had no impact on the charges against the defendant. The defendant remains charged -- as she was initially charged -- with operating under the influence of drugs, operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and two other motor vehicle offenses, and she will be held accountable for those crimes based on the evidence collected by State Police.

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Fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, meth, pot seized, 3 arrested in Dayton drug raid

Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 5:43 PM

Raven E. Bean III, left, Rasaun A. Mock, center, and Jesse Shepherd
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Detectives seized a large amount of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, crystal meth, crack cocaine and marijuana today during a raid that also netted three arrests.

The raid at 425 Clifton Drive in Dayton ended a long-term drug trafficking investigation, according to the Montgomery County Regional Agencies Narcotics and Gun Enforcement task force.

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Two firearms and several thousand dollars cash also were seized from the residence, detectives said.

Raven E. Bean III, 27; Rasaun A. Mock, 43; and Jesse Shepherd, 26, were arrested and booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of drug possession, according to the task force.

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Additional charges will be reviewed by the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

The RANGE task force urges anyone with information about drug activity to call its confidential narcotic hotline, 937-225-6272.

Got a news tip? Call our monitored 24-line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com.

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Homicide investigation underway on East Fifth Street in Dayton

Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 4:35 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 4:41 PM

A homicide investigation is underway on East Fifth Street this afternoon, according to a Dayton police report.

Police were on the scene of the investigation in the 2600 block of East Fifth around 4:30 p.m., records showed.

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A 911 caller told police she showed up at her friend’s house this afternoon and her belongings were on the back porch and the victim was dead inside the house.

The call was placed around 3:15 p.m.

The circumstances of the death were not immediately known.

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Montgomery County Common Pleas Court names new administrator

Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 4:15 PM


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Steven C. Hollon was named the new administrator for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court’s general division, according to a news release.

Hollon will begin Aug. 1, 2018 and will replace Jim Dare, who is retiring after 34 years of service in different court roles.

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The release said Hollon’s previous jobs have included administrative director for the Supreme Court of Ohio, the administrator and senior staff counsel for both the Ohio Second and Twelfth District Courts of Appeals and executive director for the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.

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3 suspects in beating, stabbing of Applebee’s waitress in police custody

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 12:53 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 1:52 PM

Two Suspects In Applebee's Stabbing, Beating Arrested

UPDATE, July 17:

A third woman wanted in connection with the beating and stabbing of a waitress at a Henry County Applebee’s has been arrested.

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Lakisha Boyd, 36, surrendered Monday night, according to McDonough police. She is expected to be booked into the Henry County Jail.

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A judge has granted bond to two women charged in connection with the recent beating and stabbing of an Applebee’s waitress at a McDonough, Georgia, restaurant.

Lasondra Boyd, 38, and Keterah Boyd, 30, were arrested Friday in Wilkinson County near Macon, Georgia, after McDonough police identified the women after posting a lookout alert, McDonough police Maj. Kyle Helgerson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday.

“Deputies received a tip of their whereabouts, and they were apprehended at a party down there,” Helgerson said.

The women were booked into the Henry County Jail Friday night and granted $35,000 bond Monday morning, officials said.

Two of their relatives, Lakisha and Demetrius Boyd, are still at large. All four women -- three sisters and a cousin -- face charges of aggravated assault and robbery in the July 10 attack on an Applebee’s waitress.

According to police, the waitress was beaten and stabbed with a steak knife after she accidentally brushed against one woman’s leg. 

The woman was sitting with her leg out in the aisle, Helgerson said. The server, who is in her 20s, apologized after the first accidental contact and left to get the table’s food and drinks when the women reportedly complained about slow service.

The second time she brushed against the woman while serving the food, it “infuriated the suspect,” Helgerson said.

“All four of them got out of the table and began to assault the waitress,” he said, adding that one of them grabbed a steak knife.

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Fellow diners stepped in to stop the attack. Police said they were seen leaving the restaurant parking lot in a white Infiniti SUV.

The waitress required 15 stitches after she was stabbed in her forearm. She was treated at Piedmont Henry Hospital and returned to work the next day, according to a statement from an Applebee’s spokesperson.

The women allegedly took the waitress’s tip money before they skipped out on a $62.57 bill, police said. 

The Boyds were identified after McDonough police posted surveillance images from the restaurant’s parking lot to Facebook. The initial post was shared 3,500 times. 

A preliminary hearing for Lasondra and Keterah Boyd has been scheduled for Aug. 20. They also face misdemeanor charges of battery, criminal damage to property and theft of service.

Police are still asking for the public’s help to locate Lakisha and Demetrius Boyd. Anyone with information should call 911 or the McDonough Police Department 770-957-1218.

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