Dec13

Princeton Dentist Indicted in Wife’s Death

December 13, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A Princeton dentist was indicted today by a grand jury in the 2011 death of his wife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Roger Desilets Jr., 69, of 20 Worcester Road, Princeton is charged with […]

Dec07

Woman’s Body Found in Burning Home

Dec. 6, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 RUTLAND — Detectives continue investigating the death of a woman whose body was found today inside a burning home at 2 Joanna Drive, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. In a press conference at the scene, Mr. Early said circumstances […]

Dec02

Sutton Man Charged in Beating Death

Dec. 1, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 SUTTON — A 49-year-old man has been charged with the beating death of the woman with whom he was living, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Colleen Butler, 60, was found dead in her home at 30 Torrey Road after […]

Nov07

Hospital Victim Dies, Charge Upgraded to Murder

November 7, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — A Worcester man, who was attacked Tuesday in the psychiatric ward at UMass-Memorial Medical Center, has died. His assailant will be charged with murder, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The victim, Ratna Bhattarai, 31, of Worcester, died early […]

Oct28

Former Northborough Police Officer Indicted

October 25, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — The Worcester County Grand Jury yesterday indicted a former Northborough police officer who is accused of stealing more than $25,000 from the local police union, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr Nathan W.S. Fiske Sr., 33, of Apt. 2, […]

Oct28

Former Barre Tax Collector Indicted

October 25, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — The Worcester County Grand Jury handed up indictments yesterday against a former Barre tax collector who is accused of stealing more than $300,000 in public funds, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced today. Marcia Langelier, 61, of 732 Wheelwright Road, […]

Sep27

Joseph and Linda Mayotte Sentenced to Prison

Sept. 23, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 or (508) 735-2981 WORCESTER — Husband and wife Joseph and Linda Mayotte of Northbridge were each sentenced to State Prison today after being found guilty last month of raping their two adopted children, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. “These children […]

Aug22

DA Early Urges Drivers to Put Down Phones

Aug. 22, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — As new school year is about to begin, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. is warning young drivers not to text behind the wheel. “Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for teen-agers, and drivers are 23 times more likely […]

Aug19

Man charged with Murder in Fatal Hit-and-Run

August 16, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or 508-688-5565 LEOMINSTER –A city man, charged with murder in a hit-and-run killing near Lake Whalom, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment today in Leominster District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A not guilty plea was entered on […]

Aug03

Fitchburg Man Shot and Killed

August 3, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 FITCHBURG — A city man was shot and killed early this morning at Forest and Charles streets, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Shaun Hibbard, 33, of 30 Hobson St. was pronounced dead at Leominster Hospital shortly after 4 […]