Jose Gonzalez, 29, and Rafael Tejada, 43, both from the Dorchester section of Boston, were indicted by an Essex County Grand Jury in connection with the Lawrence Armed Robbery of McCann’s Liquors on March 6.
According to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office, Jose Gonzalez and Rafael Tejada attempted to rob McCann’s Liquors in Lawrence on March 6 when they allegedly entered the store and beat the owner, Arturo Tavera, 67. Prosecutors also allege that Gonzalez and Tejada beat a store employee and a customer as well.
Lawrence Police Officers responded to the store and allegedly found Jose Gonzalez and Rafael Tejada in an apartment above the store, hiding in a crawl space.
Boston Criminal Lawyer Lefteris K. Travayiakis has extensive experience in defending Massachusetts Crimes of Violence Charges, including Armed Robbery, Assault & Battery, and Massachusetts Gun Crimes, and he makes himself available 24/7 for consultation.