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Eddie A. Perez

Eddie A. Perez
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  • Testimony: Perez Cursed At Employee After Learning That Contractor Was In Trouble

    An enraged Mayor Eddie A. Perez, according to testimony in his corruption trial Thursday, dropped an F-bomb on the public works director when he found out that officials were trying to oust contractor Carlos Costa from the troubled Park Street restoration...
  • Perez Defense: Developer Wanted Access To Mayor

    Perez Defense: Developer Wanted Access To Mayor
    City contractor Carlos Costa said in court Monday that he did free work for two city officials in addition to Mayor Eddie A. Perez because they were in a position to help him with his problems on the troubled Park Street reconstruction project. During...
  • Contractor Questioned About Why He Prepared Bill If He 'Didn't Expect' To Get Paid By Mayor

    Contractor Carlos Costa struggled on the witness stand today to reconcile his testimony in Mayor Eddie A. Perez' bribery trial with what he told corruption investigators and a grand jury in 2007 and 2008. "Did you tell Inspector (Michael) Sullivan that...
  • Perez's Lawyer Says He Might Have To Withdraw From Case And Request A Mistrial

    Mayor Eddie A. Perez's lawyer said he was unknowingly tape-recorded by the lead investigator in the mayor's corruption case and made a statement on the tape that might implicate him in the evidence-fabrication charge that the mayor faces. Lawyer Hubert...
  • Perez Defense: Issue Resolved; No Mistrial

    Defense attorney Hubert Santos said this morning he is no longer considering withdrawing from the case involving Mayor Eddie A. Perez, nor will he seek a mistrial. Santos said the issue concerning a statement he made to the lead investigator has been...
  • Source Of Rumors About Free Work At Perez House To Testify At Trial

    Rumors began swirling in the fall of 2006 that city contractor Carlos Costa had done a significant amount of free remodeling work on Mayor Eddie A. Perez's house. The prosecution in Perez's corruption trial has identified a Hartford man — Jack...
  • Defense Offers Reason Why Perez Lied About Payment

    Defense Offers Reason Why Perez Lied About Payment
    Mayor Eddie A. Perez lied to an investigator at a tape-recorded meeting in June 2007 about when he paid for remodeling work done by a city contractor because he didn't want the city's lawyer, who was also in the room, to know what had happened. Defense...
  • Perez Corruption Trial Resumes After Postponement

    Testimony in Mayor Eddie A. Perez' corruption trial was canceled Monday because an alternate juror, who is pregnant, was in a non-life threatening car accident. Testimony in the case resumes Wednesday afternoon. The prosecution asserts that Perez...
  • Testimony Resumes In Perez Trial

    The jury in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption case got a primer on mayoral politics in 2006 and 2007 – and, as was fitting, the accounts were in dispute. Testifying as a prosecution witness Wednesday, City Councilman Kenneth Kennedy, who...
  • Developer Citino Testifies In Perez Trial

    The prosecution in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption case says the mayor wanted North End politician Abraham Giles to be paid off to vacate a parking lot that was on a sliver of land crucial to a developer's plans for a condo and shopping center. The...
  • Prosecution: Perez Called For Probe Into Developer To Distance Himself

    Prosecution: Perez Called For Probe Into Developer To Distance Himself
    The jury in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption trial Wednesday was served with another challenge: what to make of the mayor's April 23, 2007, request for a criminal investigation of developer Joseph Citino, his proposed development deal at 1161 Main St.,...
  • Perez's Driver Resigns After Arrest For Suspended License

    Pedro Bermudez-Acevedo, a driver for Mayor Eddie A. Perez, resigned following his arrest Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended license, city officials said Thursday. Bermudez-Acevedo, 52, flagged down a patrol officer after he was...