Aug03

Driver Sought after Fatal Hit-and-Run

August 3, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or 508-688-5565 LEOMINSTER — State and local police detectives are looking for the driver of a dark-colored Jeep Commander that sped away from the shore of Lake Whalom after striking and killing a man earlier today, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. […]

Jul26

Two Arrests in Connection with Fitchburg Murder

FITCHBURG — Two people, sought in connection with the murder of Luis R. Rodriguez in Fitchburg, have been arrested on fugitive warrants in Richmond, Va., according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Dax A. Gibson, 36, of 365 Elm St., apartment 24, Gardner and Ashley Fruguglietti, 25, of the same address were […]

Jul08

Two Men Wanted for Murder

July 8, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 FITCHBURG — Arrest warrants have been issued for two men in connection with the murder of Luis R. Rodriguez in Fitchburg, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Wanted for murder, home invasion and armed assault in a dwelling are: Dinkue […]

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 […]