For Immediate Release - October 16, 2006

Fairhaven Football Hazing

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today that two adults and two juveniles were charged in connection with an alleged hazing incident that occurred when members of the Fairhaven Football team attended Camp Wishbone in Bourne, MA during the week of July 24-28th, 2006. The following complaints issued:

Kevin Gonsalves Jr. (dob: 10/28/88) Hazing MGL c. 269, s. 17 177 Dogwood St. Indecent Assault & Battery of a person Fairhaven, MA over the age of 14 MGL c. 265, s. 13H

Dylan Parker (dob: 4/18/89) Hazing MGL c. 269, s. 17 33 Oak Ave. Indecent Assault & Battery of a person Fairhaven, MA over the age of 14 MGL c. 265, s. 13H

Complaints issued against two juveniles for the following charges:

Juvenile A Hazing MGL c. 269, s. 17 Indecent Assault & Battery of a person over the age of 14 MGL c. 265 s. 13H

Juvenile B Hazing MGL c. 269, s. 17 Assault & Battery with a dangerous weapon MGL c. 265, s. 15A

The four individuals will appear for arraignment in the Falmouth District and Juvenile Courts on October 27th. The investigation is being conducted by the Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney's Office with the assistance of the Fairhaven Police Department.

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