UPDATE: Annie LaCourt Arraignment Postponed

LaCourt was expected to go before a Cambridge District Court judge.

Update 11:40 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4

Due to a defense council conflict, the Annie LaCourt and Mark Burstein arraignments have been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18, according to Middlesex District Attorney spokeswoman Stephanie Chelf Guyotte.


Former Arlington selectman Annie LaCourt is scheduled to be arraigned today in Cambridge District Court, according to Middlesex District Attorney spokeswoman Stephanie Chelf Guyotte.

LaCourt and her husband, Mark Burstein, are each facing 33 counts of furnishing alcohol to a person under 21 and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The couple was allegedly caught the night of Friday, Oct. 19, having another underage drinking party at their Chatham Street residence, while they were home. Police said they found 33 teenagers at the house, 21 of whom were allegedly intoxicated. Most of them were 17, police said.

The couple’s lawyer, Tom Brant, told Boston.com in mid-November that “they look forward to fighting the charges and expect the case to look much different when all of the facts come out.”

Today’s arraignments in Cambridge District Court, which is actually on Route 16 in Medford, start at 9 a.m. There is no set time for LaCourt’s, Guyotte said.

LaCourt did not seek reelection in April after seven years on the board. She’s still a current Town Meeting member from Precinct 15.

saul glick December 04, 2012 at 12:21 PM
Well, what puzzles me is this. If town meeting members can vote to regulate stuff, like the leaf blower issue, what do we need the selectmen for?
Tim December 04, 2012 at 01:10 PM
Well Saul if we don't have selectmen we wouldn't have those wonderful projects like the Symmes mess, or the Brighams site . Who will get the money? See Senator Diane Wilkerson , also See Chuck Turner Boston City Counselor which is the same as a selectmen... I hope the Judge throws the book at her and Mr LaCourt.
Tim December 04, 2012 at 06:16 PM
No wonder why Bridget has been posting all morning .. You can delay it all you want it's just like death it's going to happen and you can't avoid it.. Pay The Piper
m trigg December 04, 2012 at 06:30 PM
because the town sucks to much to just become a city and have a mayor
Cantafordcambridgemovetoarlington December 04, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Annie's behavior is everything that's wrong about this once great town.
Pat M December 04, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Yes it is.
Pat M December 04, 2012 at 11:32 PM
Tim December 05, 2012 at 12:15 AM
You could have held an arraignment party . You could have on invited that nice police Lt. You know the Boss's Boss Ha Ha. I think I will go back outside to my fire pit ...
Tim December 05, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Hey I think its very funny I mentioned Diane Wilkerson , Chuck Turner , Sally Dimasi , and Jimmy Marzilli . The boss's boss will have something in common with them other than being a democrat . Know what it is ? JAIL
Wind Dummy 25 December 05, 2012 at 05:38 AM
Who's there lawyer? What's the going price on tipping out of this particular crime. Do they enough equity in their home is the question now... The going price for DUI was $7000.00 and up depending on how many . This may be well above that.
Bob C December 05, 2012 at 07:01 PM
As punishment they should be forced to rake leaves in the fall without the use of a gas leaf blower, scoop poop at the dog park, direct traffic on Mill Street at rush hour and be forced to travel Mass Avenue repeatedly from Arlington Center to the Cambridge Line! If that punishment is good enough for everyone else so be it !
saul glick December 05, 2012 at 08:06 PM
Allow me Nelly: Hey Dummy: Their, not there.
Dean December 08, 2012 at 02:57 PM
Has anyone had the chance to see 12/3 Selectmen meeting? OMG
Jetson March 08, 2013 at 09:22 PM
Any update?


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