Two Arrested for Non-Fatal Stabbing in Suffolk Courthouse

As the result of an ongoing investigation, Massachusetts State Police detectives identified two suspects involved in a Jan. 2 non-fatal stabbing inside Suffolk Superior Court. The suspects were taken into custody yesterday with the assistance of Boston Police. 

Based on evidence collected by detectives assigned to Troop H of the State Police and to the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County, with assistance from Boston Police, a Suffolk County Grand Jury indicted JEFFREY TONEY, 23, and JERRELL GREENE-MARTIN, 18, both of Boston. 

Both suspects were arrested yesterday by State and Boston Police and booked at the Boston Police District B-2 station.  

GREENE-MARTIN is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, TONEY, with assault and battery. 

Suffolk Superior Court stabbing were arraigned yesterday. GREENE-MARTIN had his bail on a prior case revoked for a period of time had $25,000 cash bail set for the new charge. TONEY also had his bail from a prior case revoked for a period and had a $7,500 cash bail set on the new charge. They are scheduled to return to court in several weeks for pre-trial hearings. 

At approximately noon on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, MSP uniformed troopers, detectives, and Crime Scene Services personnel responded to the second floor of the Suffolk Superior Courthouse for a stabbing of a then 22-year-old (now 23) Dorchester man. The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital and survived the attack. 

Subsequent investigation revealed that the stabbing followed an altercation between a group of several young men that included the two defendants on one side, and the victim and his friend on the other. The suspects fled the building immediately after the incident. 

Evidence suggests the incident was gang-related. 

No further information is being released at this time.