For Immediate Release - April 16, 2014

Arrest in the shooting of Antone Gutierrez

    District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Chief Dennis Woodside of the Bourne Police Department announced this afternoon that Sonny J. Tavares, DOB: 10/18/1988, of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, has been arrested and charged with:

            Murder MGL c. 265 § 1;

            Home Invasion MGL c. 265 § 18C;

            Aggravated Assault & Battery MGL c. 265 § 13A;

             Unlawful Possession of a Firearm MGL c. 269 § 10;

            Discharging Firearm within 500 feet of a Dwelling MGL c. 269 § 12E

in the shooting death of Antone Gutierrez, DOB: 12/18/91.


   The shooting occurred during an alleged heroin transaction between the victim and others including Mr. Sonny Tavares.


   The arrest took place at the Massachusetts State Police Barracks in Bourne following an interview with police.


   The case remains under investigation by Bourne Police and the State Police Detectives assigned to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office.