Jul15

Fitchburg Murder Victim ID’d; Another Shooting under Investigation

July 15, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 FITCHBURG – The 23-year-old man who was shot and killed Thursday night has been positively identified while detectives investigate another shooting this morning on lower Blossom Street, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Leon Wilson Jr. of 49 Spruce […]

Jul12

Man Killed, Another Injured in Two Fitchburg Shootings

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 FITCHBURG — A 23-year-old city man was shot and killed on Blossom Street last night and another older man was slightly injured in a separate shooting on Goddard Street about a mile away, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The man was shot […]

Jul12

Garon Indicted for Murder in Death of Worcester Man

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Worcester County grand jury handed up an indictment yesterday charging Thomas Garon with murder in the death of a man found in the basement of his home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Garon, 53, had previously been […]

Jul05

Defendant Arraigned in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Girlfriend

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER —  Carlos Asencio was held without bail after he was arraigned on the charge of murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend that occurred in Worcester on Wednesday, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Asencio, 28, of Derry, […]

Jun24

Man Found Dead in River

June 24, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WEST BROOKFIELD — The body of a man was pulled from the Quaboag River on Saturday near the bridge on Long Hill Road, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Kevin A. Dion, 54, of 72 Long Hill Road, had packed […]

Jun07

Taunton Man Arraigned in Motor Vehicle Homicide

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — A 24-year-old man was held on $50,000 bail following his arraignment today on nine charges including motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation in the death of an Auburn man, according to the Office of the Worcester County District Attorney. Dejesus E. Amaro of 209 Washington […]

May14

Five in Court on Drug Distribution Scheme

WORCESTER — Five people suspected in a fentanyl distribution operation were arraigned on Friday in Central District Court after a joint investigation by the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester District Attorney’s Office, the State Police Gang Unit, Worcester Police Vice Unit and the State Police K9 Unit, according to Worcester County District Attorney […]

May13

McNally Arraigned for Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

May 13, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 LEOMINSTER — A 35-year-old Leominster man was ordered held on $50,000 bail today after being arraigned for manslaughter in a 2018 crash that claimed the life of a female passenger in the vehicle he was driving, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. […]

May10

Man Convicted in Crime Spree Has Sentence Increased

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — A city man, who sought to reduce his sentence for a series of felonies committed in August of 2016, will spend more time in prison after a hearing before the Appellate Division of the State Superior Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. […]

May10

Paxton Man Indicted for Murder in Brother’s Death

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — A Worcester County Grand Jury indicted a 25-year-old Paxton man yesterday for the murder of his brother in their Paxton home in December, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Alexander Asia, of 19 Monticello Drive, Paxton, also was indicted on charges […]