Apr10

DA Early Honors Webster Dispatchers, Officers for Rescuing Missing Boy with Autism

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811  WEBSTER – A group of dispatchers and police officers were recognized by Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today for averting what could have been a tragedy when they quickly worked to locate a 4-year-old boy with autism, finding him partially in […]

Mar29

Worcester Man Indicted for Murder in Stabbing of Woman

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Worcester County Grand Jury handed up a murder indictment last week against a man for stabbing a woman to death inside their Worcester apartment in February, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Sadrac Metellus, 29, is accused of stabbing […]

Mar29

Man Indicted for Murder in Fitchburg Stabbing Death

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Leominster man was indicted on a murder charge in the stabbing death of man in Fitchburg last summer, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jeremy A. Cruz, 37, was indicted on a single count of murder by a Worcester […]

Mar27

Leicester Man Indicted for Pleasant St. Murder, Second City Shooting

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Leicester man was indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting at a Pleasant Street business last November and is facing additional charges for a non-fatal shooting that occurred on Illinois Street last August, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. […]

Mar25

Two Men Indicted for Murder in 1993 Shooting of Teen in Fitchburg

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 Two Men Indicted for Murder in 1993 Shooting of Teen in Fitchburg One Previously Charged Suspect Has Been Imprisoned In New York, One Newly Arrested  WORCESTER – A Worcester County Grand Jury handed up murder indictments against two men on Friday in the 1993 shooting death […]

Mar18

State, Local Officials Encourage Use of ‘Do Not Disturb’ on Phones to Prevent Distracted Driving

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran, 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – State and local officials came together Monday to encourage the public to use the “Do Not Disturb” feature on their phones as part of a safety campaign that will include a brief moratorium on ticketing for distracted driving as police focus on public education. […]

Feb28

DA Early Honors Sturbridge First Responders for Reviving Off-Duty Police Officer

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 STURBRIDGE – A group of Sturbridge first responders were recognized by Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today for reviving one of their fellow officers from a heart attack last year. The District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit – TEAM Award – […]

Feb20

DA’s Office Receives $100K To Fight Gang-Related Crime, Support At-Risk Youth

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. announced today that his office received a $100,000 state grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to fight gang-related crime, with a portion of the funds going directly into the community to […]

Feb07

DA Early to Host National Health Expert to Discuss Overdose Crisis

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – On March 7, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. is hosting a free event for the public to hear from Dr. Wilson Compton, Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, regarding addiction and rising overdose rates. Dr. Compton will present […]

Jan16

DA Early Offers Grants for Safe Post-Prom, Post-Graduation Events

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – The office of Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. is now accepting applications for its grants to support safe post-prom and post-graduation events that keep students from driving impaired. The grant program has supported these events, organized and overseen by adults, which […]

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