For Immediate Release - February 09, 2011

Caleb Greenson Pleads Guilty to Charges of Manslaughter and Assault and Battery

District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today that Caleb S. Greeson of 82B Waterhouse Road, Bourne (DOB: 06/22/91) plead guilty to charges of Manslaughter and Assault and Battery in connection with the stabbing death of Daniel E. Cardoza of Bourne (DOB: 06/03/87). The charges stem from an incident that occurred on July 19, 2009, at the Canal Street Shell Station in Sagamore, MA. At about 10:30 pm on that date, police responded to reports of a fight in progress. Upon arrival, Daniel Cardoza was found suffering from stab wounds. The investigation revealed that Caleb Greeson became engaged in a fight with Paul Tavares. Daniel Cardoza who was with Tavares joined in the fight against Greeson and was stabbed by Greeson during the altercation.

On February 8th, Judge Gary Nickerson of the Barnstable Superior Court sentenced Caleb Greeson to ten (10) years in state prison followed by a period of probation.

The case was investigated by Bourne Police Department and State Police Detectives assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney's office. It was prosecuted by First Assistant District Attorney Michael Trudeau.