Aug10

Woman Held on High Bail after Murder-Suicide Foiled

August 10, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 DUDLEY – A woman, who triggered an AMBER Alert after she threatened to kill her toddler and herself, was held on $500,000 bail after her arraignment today in Dudley District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Leann Rickheit, 38, whose last known address was […]

Aug10

Povez Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Aug. 10, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241   WORCESTER — Janleer Povez was sentenced to 18 years in state prison this afternoon after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the 2008 stabbing death of a Westboro man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. In addition to manslaughter, Mr. Povez […]

Aug08

Oliver Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse, Endangerment

Aug. 8, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811   WORCESTER – Elsa Oliver pleaded guilty today to assault and battery and two counts of reckless endangerment of a child, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Worcester Superior Court Judge Richard Tucker sentenced Oliver to a total of […]

Aug01

Sierra Pleads Guilty to Domestic Violence, Child Abuse Charges Related to the Mother and Siblings of Jeremiah Oliver

August 1, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811   WORCESTER – Alberto Sierra pleaded guilty today to three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault and battery and two counts of reckless endangerment of a child, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, […]

Jul24

District Attorney Identifies the Deceased in Spencer Shooting

July 24, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 SPENCER – The 49-year-old man shot dead by a Spencer Police Officer during a domestic dispute last night has been identified as Walter H. Lynde of East Brookfield, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Lynde was shot as […]

Jul23

Woman Found Dead; Suspect Arrested

July 23, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 LEOMINSTER-– A woman was found dead in a State Street apartment early this morning and her boyfriend was arrested and charged with murder, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The woman, who was visiting 25 State St., Apt. C, was declared […]

Jul18

Man Wanted in Connection to Milford Death Arrested in NJ

July 17, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 Or Lindsay Corcoran (774) 670-8811 A 44-year-old man wanted in connection with Sunday’s death at 42 North Bow St., Milford, was arrested yesterday by New Jersey State Police, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jusselo D. Dos Reis was arrested […]

Jul17

Police Searching for Suspect in Milford Death

July 17, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241   MILFORD — State Police and Milford Police are searching for a 42-year-old man in connection with yesterday’s death at 42 North Bow St., according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Early identified the man as Jusselo D. Dos Reis. […]

Jul11

Death of Woman in Leominster Investigated

For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241  LEOMINSTER — The death of a 42-year-old woman in a residence at 69 Walnut St. is being investigated by State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and Leominster Police, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The Office of the Chief Medical […]

Jul05

Bellingham Drowning Victim Identified

  July 5, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. has identified the victim of an apparent drowning at Bellingham’s Lake Hiawatha on July 4 as Martin Armando Celado-Herrera, 42, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Mr. Celado-Herrera was pronounced dead when he was […]