J.W. Carney http://ripr.org en Former Police Detective Returns to the Stand in Bulger Trial http://ripr.org/post/former-police-detective-returns-stand-bulger-trial <p>A former State police detective returns to the witness stand this morning in the murder and racketeering trial of James Whitey Bulger.</p><p>The government's first witness is retired detective Lieutenant Robert Long.</p><p>He led an investigation in the late 1980's that went nowhere after Bulger apparently learned authorities had bugged the garage where he and his associates did business.</p><p>So far, Long has only told jurors how the investigation began and identified photographs of people he said met with Bulger at that Garage near north station.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:19:02 +0000 Mark Degon 16832 at http://ripr.org