Jun21

Recovery Coaches Added to Worcester County Overdose Response Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 Recovery Coaches Added to Worcester County Overdose Response Program Second Year of Program Sees Continued Success WORCESTER – Implementing a $1.2 million federal grant, the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office has now assisted in adding recovery coaches to an ongoing overdose response program launched with the […]

Jun03

DA Early Honors Fitchburg Police Officer with TEAM Award for Saving 11-year-old Girl from Choking While at School

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 FITCHBURG – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today recognized the life-saving actions of a Fitchburg Police Officer who’s quick-thinking saved a young girl from choking on food. Officer Steven Hachey was presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit – TEAM Award […]

Jun03

Fitchburg Mother Sentenced in Killing of 6-year-old Daughter

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 WORCESTER — A Fitchburg mother was sentenced to serve life in prison after she pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the killing of her 6-year-old daughter, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Shana Pedroso, 41, will not be eligible […]

May08

Identities of Mendon Crash Victims Released, Investigation Ongoing

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 MENDON – The father and son killed in a crash in Mendon on Friday night have been identified as Edwin A. Sosa Acevedo, 34, of Attleboro, and Christian Sosa, 15. Sosa Acevedo was pulling out of the restaurant parking lot at 84 Uxbridge Road […]

Mar28

Man Indicted for Manslaughter in Bellingham Crash That Killed Passenger

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER – A Medway man was indicted on a manslaughter charge for a June 2021 crash in Bellingham that resulted in the death of the passenger in his car, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Christopher Millien, 27, was indicted […]

Mar07

Body in Paxton Identified as Worcester Man, Being Investigated as Homicide

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 PAXTON – The death of a Worcester man whose body was found Saturday in the woods off of Asnebumskit Road in Paxton is being investigated as a homicide, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. The body of Ernest A. Appiah, 29, was […]

Mar04

Man Sentenced to 14-16 Years in Death of Worcester Firefighter

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER – A West Boylston man pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to 14 to 16 years in state prison for starting the fire that killed Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Momoh Kamara, 24, pleaded […]

Feb10

DA Early Honors Westborough Police Officer for Saving Two Lives in Roughly One Month

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WESTBOROUGH – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today recognized the actions of a Westborough Police Officer who has saved the lives of two people during his first seven months serving the community. Officer John Sweeney was presented with the District Attorney’s Team […]

Feb07

DA Early Funds North County Drug Task Force Investigations

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 GARDNER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. donated $5,000 to the North Worcester County Drug Task Force today to fund its investigations. The money is from the Drug Forfeiture Community Reinvestment program, which uses money seized from drug dealers as a crime prevention tool. “The […]

Feb03

Worcester District Attorney’s Office Chosen as National Criminal Justice Trauma Training Site

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office has been selected as one of 10 sites across the country to host a criminal justice trauma training program offered by SAMHSA’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced today. […]

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