Oct27

DA Early Honors Sutton Fire Chief, Sutton Officer, Environmental Officer

SUTTON – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored the Sutton Fire Chief, a Sutton police officer and an environmental police officer for their heroic life-saving efforts in separate incidents this summer. Chief Matthew Belsito, Sutton Police Officer Matthew Pepin and Massachusetts Environmental Police Officer Donald Spaulding were presented the District Attorney’s […]

Sep21

Worcester Man Indicted in July 5 Slaying

Sept. 21, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 25-year-old Worcester man has been indicted for murder in a fatal shooting on July 5 following a confrontation in front of the victim’s home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A Worcester County grand jury handed up the […]

Sep18

Body of Man Pulled from Auburn Reservoir

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 AUBURN — The body of a man was recovered from Dark Brook Reservoir this morning after he apparently fell from his boat last night, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The victim, whose identity will not be released at this time, took his […]

Sep09

Pair Face Drug and Weapons Charges

Sept. 9, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — Two men face drug and weapons charges following a narcotics investigation by the State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and Worcester Police and a search at a fourth-floor apartment at 85 Harding St., according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph […]

Sep04

Man Arraigned in Barre Murder

BARRE — A 71-year-old Barre man was charged with murder today in East Brookfield District Court in the shooting death of a man believed to be his landlord, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Barre Police responded to 113 Town Farm Road after receiving a 911 call at 8:29 a.m. today. […]

Aug10

Woman Dies in Apparent Drowning at Stiles

Aug. 10, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 SPENCER — A 48-year-old Spencer woman died of an apparent drowning yesterday after swimming in Stiles Reservoir with her husband and friends, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Spencer Police and Fire responded to a 911 call about 4:20 p.m. yesterday, and took […]

Aug09

Police Investigate Murder-Suicide in Gardner

Aug. 9, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 GARDNER — State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and Gardner Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide yesterday in a Gardner apartment building, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Gardner Police responded to a 911 call about 4:30 p.m. […]

Jul27

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Jul07

Worcester Man Charged with Murder

July 7, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 25-year-old Worcester man is being charged with murder in a fatal shooting early Sunday morning following a confrontation in front of the man’s home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Joshua Lopez, 24, of 14 Claremont St., Worcester, […]

Jul02

Charge Upgraded to Murder in Worcester Stabbing

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER — A city man has been charged with murder in the Tuesday morning stabbing death of a 29-year-old man on Cutler Street, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Josue Rios, of 29 Cutler St., was found stabbed near his […]