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Dec01

Worcester Man Arraigned on Heroin and Gun Charges

December 1, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Worcester man, who detectives believe was running a dispatch-style heroin distribution network, was held on $50,000 bail today in Worcester Central District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Raini Estrella, 21, of 32 Beaconsfield Road […]

Nov16

Marcotte Murder Update: Detectives Seeking Dark SUV

November 16, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 PRINCETON – State Police Detectives and the Princeton Police, investigating the killing of Vanessa Marcotte in August, are seeking a dark-colored SUV that was seen around the time of the murder near where her body was found, according to Worcester County District Attorney […]

Nov16

Suppression of Firearms as Evidence Reversed on Appeal

November 16, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Evidence gathered by Southbridge Police in connection with a home invasion will be used in the case against four Worcester defendants after the Massachusetts Appeals Court reversed a Superior Court judge’s order to suppress the evidence, according to Worcester County District […]

Nov10

Budget Officer Sent to Jail for Stealing School Funds

November 10, 2016 Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WESTBOROUGH – The former budget officer for the Northborough-Southborough Regional School District pleaded guilty today in Westborough District Court on charges related to the theft of more than $380,000 from the district’s accounts, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Christopher P. Hoey, […]

Nov02

Three Arrested on Cocaine, Ammunition Charges

Nov. 2, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — Three people were charged with dealing cocaine, conspiracy and illegal possession of ammunition following a raid Tuesday morning by State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s office and Worcester Police, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. State Police […]

Oct27

Ball Guilty of Possession of Sawed-Off Shotgun

Oct. 27, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241  WORCESTER — A Worcester Superior Court jury today found a 29-year-old Worcester man guilty of possession of a sawed-off shotgun and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Johnny Ball was arrested on Nov. 19, […]

Oct26

Santiago Pleads Guilty to Attack on Corrections Officers

Oct. 26, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241  WORCESTER — A 36-year-old inmate was sentenced to 12 to 16 years in state prison today after pleading guilty to a 2012 attack on corrections officers at the Worcester County House of Correction, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Assistant District […]

Oct25

Mathieu Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Oct. 25, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A 29-year-old Leominster man pleaded guilty today in the 2015 shooting death of a father of two on a Fitchburg street, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Superior Court Judge Janet Kenton-Walker sentenced Andrew Mathieu to 17 to 19-1/2 […]

Oct21

Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sutton Murder

October 21, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Sutton man was sentenced to life in prison after he pleaded guilty today to the 2013 beating death of his former girlfriend, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Thomas Starefos, 49, of 30 Torrey Road, Sutton, […]

Oct14

Brown Sentenced to Life Without Parole in 2013 Fitchburg Murder

October 14, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER — Dinkue Brown was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Luis R. Rodriguez in Fitchburg, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Brown, […]