Jun24

Fitchburg Man Assaulted, Dies from Wounds

June 22, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565  FITCHBURG — A 26-year-old man, who was found bleeding on the back porch of 68 Marshall St. yesterday at about 2 p.m., has died from his wounds, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Luis Rodriguez was transported to Leominster Hospital […]

Jun14

College Officer Hurt in Shooting Accident

June 13, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 HOLDEN — An Assumption College police officer was injured Thursday morning in an accidental shooting at a training program that was conducted adjacent to the Holden Police Department, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Assumption Deputy Chief Keith S. […]

May14

No Foul Play Suspected in Death in Pratt Pond

May 14, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 UPTON — No foul play is suspected in the death of a 48-year-old woman whose body was recovered yesterday afternoon from Pratt Pond not far from where she lived, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Sheryl Mayo […]

May11

Worcester Man Guilty of First-Degree Murder

May 10, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — A Superior Court jury today found Edwin Mazariego guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated rape in the beating death of Maxine Libby in 2006, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mazariego, 31, formerly of 59 ½ Benefit […]

May09

Work in Child Pornography Investigation Praised

May 9, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office played an important role in the early stages of an international child pornography investigation that has led to the rescue of 160 children and the arrest […]

May09

Work in Child Pornography Investigation Praised

May 9, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office played an important role in the early stages of an international child pornography investigation that has led to the rescue of 160 children and the arrest […]

May07

Daniel J. Bennett Named Prosecutor of the Year

May 7, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — Worcester County Senior First Assistant District Attorney Daniel J. Bennett has been named “Prosecutor of the Year” by the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association. Mr. Bennett is one of three prosecutors who will be honored May 23 and 24 at […]

Feb21

Homeless Man Found Dead in Webster

Feb. 21, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WEBSTER — The body of a 77-year-old homeless man was found Wednesday in the woods behind 56 Worcester Road, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A resident called Webster Police last week to report that […]

Feb19

Two Killed in Fitchburg Crash

Feb. 17, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 FITCHBURG — A mother and her son were killed and another person was injured in a two-car collision this morning, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Michelle Martens, 36, and Justin Fournier, 16, of 20 Turnpike Road, Ashby were killed […]

Jan11

Man Killed in Head-on Uxbridge Crash

January 13, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 0r 508-688-5565 UXBRIDGE – A man, driving a reportedly stolen SUV, was killed in a head-on collision on Route 122 this afternoon, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The driver of the other vehicle, Anthony Southwick, 30, of Uxbridge was transported to […]