Sep30

DA Gets Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Abuse

September 30, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office has received a federal grant to fund a multidisciplinary approach to reduce prescription drug abuse, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced. The $393,928, two-year grant is one of only 14 given out […]

Sep25

Lints’ Girlfriend Indicted in Hardwick Abuse Case

September 25, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Worcester County grand jury handed up secret indictments today charging Alexandra Chadwick, the girlfriend of Randall Lints, with the abuse and reckless neglect of Lints’ 7-year-old son, which resulted in grave injury to the child, according to Worcester County District […]

Sep25

Randall Lints Indicted for Abuse of Son

Sept. 25, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 or 508-368-7241 WORCESTER – A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments today charging Randall Lints of Hardwick with the abuse and reckless neglect of his 7-year-old son, which resulted in grave injury to the child, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early […]

Sep24

Investigation Leads to Heroin Arrests

September 24, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Two men were arrested today on Gage Street and charged with trafficking in heroin and conspiracy, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Frank Soto, 46, and Francisco Burgos, 42, both of 87 Gage St., Apt. 1, were […]

Sep24

DA Early Sponsors Gang Training for Police

WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. teamed up with the Worcester Police Department to sponsor an all-day gang training for municipal and campus police departments throughout Worcester County. The training was held on Sept. 24 at Worcester State University and was hosted by WSU Police Chief Michael T. Nockunas. In his […]

Sep24

DA Participates in Bolton Opioid Abuse Panel

BOLTON – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. participated in a heroin and opioid education forum at the Sawyer School on Sept. 23. The event, organized by Bolton Police Chief Vincent Alfano and Pat Bensettler of the Bolton Human Services and Safety Committee, attracted 65 concerned citizens. The district attorney shared the stage […]

Sep23
Sep22

Three Indicted for Murder in Worcester Shooting Death

Sept. 22, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER – A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments today charging three men with murder in last month’s shooting death of Shane Bennett, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Bennett, 24, was fatally shot on Aug. 16 on Newbury […]

Sep16

Investigation Continues into Auburn Baby’s Death

September 16, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 AUBURN – State Police Detectives and Auburn Police investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl in Auburn last month are continuing to work with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of the girl’s death, according to […]

Sep15

Fall 2015 Safe Schools Summit Registration Info

District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Presents: Safe Schools Summit – Fall 2015 8 a.m. –  2:30 p.m. Thursday,  Oct. 1 , 2015 Worcester Technical High School, 1 Skyline Drive, Worcester Pre-registration is required Working together with schools, law enforcement, and youth-serving agencies to maintain safe school environments Featured speaker: Attorney Richard Cole Richard W. Cole […]