Student Wellness Conference Rescheduled:

The Student Wellness Conference will now be held on May 31. . . .

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Apr11

Two Arraigned on Charges Associated with Death of Child

April 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565  FITCHBURG – The parents of a 6-year-old girl found unresponsive yesterday afternoon in a Stoneybrook Road home were arraigned today on abuse charges in Fitchburg District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The girl was pronounced dead at UMass-Memorial-HealthAlliance in […]

Apr06

Holden Man Found Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder

April 6, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Superior Court jury found Michael Dowjat guilty of murder in the second degree today in the killing of his brother in 2014, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. The jury deliberated for 13 hours over three days before […]

Apr04

DA Early Supports Compromise Criminal Justice Bill

For Immediate Release  April 4, 2018 Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. offered his support for a criminal justice reform package that was approved by the State Legislature today. Several provisions in the bill have been championed by Mr. Early for years, including expanding diversion programs for […]

Mar23

Webster Man Indicted for Murder of His Girlfriend

March 23, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Joseph Kenadek was indicted today by a Worcester County Grand Jury for 2nd degree murder in the death of his girlfriend in Webster last April, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Brenda L. Hatheway, 43, of 8 Harris St., […]

Mar23

Worcester Man Indicted for Halmstad Street Murder

March 23, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565  WORCESTER – Brayan Flores was indicted today by a Worcester County Grand Jury for murder in the death of a 53-year-old man found in a home at 12 Halmstad Street last summer, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. On July 25, […]

Mar21

DA Early Supports State Funds for Re-Entry Programs

March 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565              WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. joined fellow DAs across the Commonwealth to ask the Legislature to appropriate $5 million for re-entry programs for inmates who have completed their sentences. “The money would help fund community-based residential re-entry programs,” Mr. […]

Mar12

Joyce Sentenced to 20 Years for Child Rape

March 12, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241   WORCESTER — Daniel Joyce was sentenced to 20 years in state prison today after a Worcester Superior Court jury found him guilty of child rape aggravated by age difference, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Judge Shannon Frison also sentenced […]

Mar03

Investigators Seek Public’s Help in Family’s Deaths

For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WEST BROOKFIELD — Police are asking for the public’s help in the investigation into the homicides of a mother and her three children inside their home at 10 Old Warren Road, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The bodies of Sara Bermudez, 38, Madison Bermudez, […]

Mar02

Novas to Face Charges in 1999 Shooting Death

March 1, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — Edwin R. Novas will be arraigned in Worcester Superior Court tomorrow in the Christmas Eve 1999 shooting death of a man outside a Main South nightclub, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Novas, 39, had been at […]

Feb27

DA to Host 10th Annual Student Wellness Conference

February 27, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Hundreds of middle and high school students from around Worcester County will gather next week at District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.’s annual Student Wellness Conference. The conference, now in its 10th year, will include a keynote presentation by Drug Story […]