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John Burbine

Marian Burbine of Wakefield was sentenced to  five years in jail for reckless endangerment of children at her Wakefield day care. (WBZ-TV)

Convicted Molester’s Wife Sentenced For Endangering Kids At Wakefield Day Care

The woman pleaded guilty to multiple counts of reckless endangerment of a child and operating an unlicensed day care.

06/23/2014

John Burbine. (WBZ-TV)

Wakefield Sex Offender Who Offered Castration For Sentence Deal Dies In Hospital

John Burbine was charged with sexually abusing children in a Wakefield day care.

03/07/2014

John Burbine. (WBZ-TV)

Lawyer: Wakefield Sex Offender Offers Castration For Reduced Sentence

The lawyer for a convicted sex offender charged in a horrific case in Wakefield says his client is willing to be castrated in exchange for a lighter sentence.

11/20/2013

John Burbine (Photo courtesy: Middlesex DA)

State Senate Approves Changes To Sex Offender Laws

Senate President Therese Murray said the Senate decided to take action after the arrest of a Wakefield man last year for allegedly sexually abusing children at his wife’s unlicensed day care.

05/23/2013

John Burbine (Photo courtesy: Middlesex DA)

State Senator Calls For Changes In Sex Offender Registry After Wakefield Case

The Republican leader in the Massachusetts Senate says the case of a Wakefield man charged with sexually assaulting more than a dozen children points to “deep flaws” in the way the state classifies and tracks sex offenders.

12/19/2012

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90 Days Without Bail For Wakefield Man Accused Of Horrific Sexual Abuse

A Wakefield man indicted last week on 100 counts of charges related to child rape, sexual abuse and child porn was in court on Wednesday.

12/12/2012

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New Legislation Could Make Info On Low Level Sex Offenders Public

After a disturbing sex abuse case in Wakefield, lawmakers are re-thinking their stance on low level sex offenders.

12/07/2012

John Burbine (Photo courtesy: Middlesex DA)

Wakefield Sex Abuse Suspect Was Investigated In The Past

A man accused of preying on more than a dozen young children had been investigated in the past.

12/07/2012

John Burbine (Photo courtesy: Middlesex DA)

Wakefield Child Care Provider Charged In Horrific Abuse Of 13 Children

A Wakefield man who ran a childcare and tutoring service with his wife has been accused of sexually abusing 13 young children.

12/06/2012