Worcester Man Arraigned for Murder

March 31, 2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 WORCESTER — A 31-year-old Worcester man was ordered held without bail after being arraigned today in Superior Court in a fatal shooting on Aug. 16, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Robert Dupuis of 11 Doris St. is […]


Worcester Man Indicted for November Murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Worcester County Grand Jury indicted two men on Friday in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Park Avenue in November, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Messiah Amankwa, 18, of […]


Statement of District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr.

With regard to recent protests in the Main South area in Worcester, I made the decision to recuse myself due to a conflict I have with Clark University. A decision to Nolle Prosequi cases against 17 defendants was made after a careful review of the evidence by our Senior First Assistant and First Assistant in […]


Man Found Guilty in Shrewsbury Rape Case

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — Edward Lacey of Worcester was found guilty Friday of kidnapping and raping a woman in Shrewsbury after a jury-waived trial in Worcester Superior Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Lacey, 41, of Laurel Street, was found guilty of kidnapping, […]


Statement of Senior First Assistant District Attorney Jeff Travers

The freedom to assemble, to speak, and to petition the government are among the most fundamental constitutional rights of a free society.  These rights, however, do not protect or encourage violence — whether it is violence thoughtlessly inflicted on our fellow citizens, their property, or purposefully directed at law enforcement officers.  Such violent conduct is always properly the subject of criminal prosecution. […]


Westborough Man Charged in Wife’s Death

WORCESTER – An 83-year-old Westborough man was arraigned at the hospital today on charges related to the death of his wife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. On Saturday, March 6, police responded to the Park Village Apartments, 135 East Main St. and found 76-year-old Saharbanoo Rindani deceased. Her husband, Abdal […]


Register Now: Sam Quinones, April 15, 2021

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: DA Early’s Central Mass. Opioid Task Force Meeting featuring author Sam Quinones. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  

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