A Massachusetts attorney, previously charged with rape, is wanted in Boston for a new rape and for alleged burglary and intrusion at night, police said.
Gary Zerola, 49, may be driving a white Jeep Cherokee with registration number 571SY3 in Massachusetts, Boston police said Wednesday. He is 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds. and is listed as from Boston and Salem.
Police did not provide any further details about Zerola’s likely whereabouts or what he was alleged to be, prompting the Boston Municipal Court to issue an arrest warrant.
Anyone who has seen Zerola is asked to call 911 or the Boston CrimeStoppers Police at 800-494-TIPS, or to write the word “TIP” to 27463 (which means “CRIME”).
A message asking for a comment was left at his law firm.
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Zerola is a criminal defense attorney who served as a Massachusetts district attorney and was listed as a top bachelor by People Magazine.
He was raped several times. He was acquitted of two charges in Boston in 2008 and a Florida rape lawsuit was also dropped.
In 2016, Zerola was re-indicted in Massachusetts on two rape charges “based on lies and we look forward to our day in court,” according to his attorney.
The Boston Globe reported that Zerola is still pending trial on this case.