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 […]

Feb17

Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter by Motor Vehicle

Feb. 16, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 ​WORCESTER – A Leominster man was sentenced today to 7 to 8 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter by motor vehicle in Worcester Superior Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. ​The charges were brought after Dwayne Blackman, […]

Feb17

Man Sentenced to 19-20 Years for Manslaughter

Feb. 16, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 ​WORCESTER – A Worcester man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the December 2013 killing of a woman in Worcester, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. ​Dominic Jackson, 38, whose last known address was 19 King St., Apt. 6, Worcester, was sentenced […]

Feb13

Flores Arraigned on Murder Charge

Feb. 13, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A 29-year-old Worcester man was ordered held without bail today after being arraigned in Worcester District Court for murder in the beating death of David Carlson last summer, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Carlson, 53, was found […]

Feb10

Pereira Found Guilty in Attack on Former Girlfriend

Feb. 10, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 735-2981 FITCHBURG — A Fitchburg man was sentenced to four years in jail on Friday after a Fitchburg District Court jury found him guilty of pistol whipping his former girlfriend and trying to drown her in her bathtub, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph […]

Feb09

Man Gets 15-17 Years in Prison for Drug Deal Shooting

Feb. 9, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Mathew Pye, accused of killing a man during a 2015 drug deal, was sentenced to 15 to 17 years in prison today after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Assistant District Attorney Christopher P. […]