Nov18

Man Indicted on Murder Charge in Death of Man Inside Millbury Home

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 WORCESTER – A 34-year-old man was indicted on a murder charge after 29-year-old Ryan C. Anderson was found dead inside his Millbury home in October, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A Worcester County Grand Jury today handed up […]

Oct13

DA Early Honors Police Officers, Firefighters, Dispatchers from Milford and Hopkinton who Rescued Man Trapped Underneath Vehicle

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 MILFORD – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today recognized the life-saving actions of nearly 50 first responders who conducted an extensive search to locate and rescue a man found trapped underneath a vehicle in July. Just after 8:20 a.m. on […]

Sep15

Shrewsbury Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter in 2018 Killing of Worcester Woman

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WORCESTER – A Shrewsbury man pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 killing of a woman in Worcester, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Joseph Dalrymple, 37, was sentenced to serve 18 to 20 years […]

Aug16

Animal Tranquilizer Xylazine Found Mixed with Drugs in Worcester County Causing Overdose Concerns

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WORCESTER – The animal tranquilizer xylazine has been increasingly detected mixed in with other drugs in Worcester County, causing concern that overdoses and deaths could increase, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Xylazine, a sedative not approved for human use, is […]

Aug11

Worcester Man Found Guilty of Murder in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Girlfriend

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WORCESTER – A Worcester man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2019 killing of his ex-girlfriend in Worcester, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Antonio Lucas, 43, was found guilty of the murder charge by a Worcester Superior Court […]

Aug03

DA Early Honors Charlton, Dudley Police Officers, Civilians for Saving a Woman from Burning Home

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 DUDLEY – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today recognized the life-saving actions of two police officers and two civilians after they rescued a woman from a burning home. Dudley Police Officer Ryan Daniels, Charlton Police Officer Timothy Bullock, Anthony Fitzherbert […]

Aug02

Man Indicted on Arson Charges in Connection with Fire That Destroyed Wind Tiki Restaurant in Webster

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WEBSTER – A Webster man was indicted on 14 charges, including arson, in connection with the fire that destroyed the Wind Tiki restaurant in March 2022, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Joel Batista-Viera, 42, was indicted by a Worcester County […]

Jul13

Man Charged with Murder in Connection with Webster Homicide

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WEBSTER – A man is facing a murder charge in connection with the June killing of 39-year-old Joseph Bottis in Webster, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. A murder charge was filed Tuesday in Dudley District Court against 51-year-old Bernard Cusson […]

May20

Former Auburn Elementary School Teacher Sentenced to Prison After Raping Student

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 WORCESTER – A former Auburn elementary school teacher was sentenced to serve 18 to 20 years in prison after he was found guilty last week of raping a student more than a decade ago, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early […]

May18

Man Indicted on Murder Charge in Fatal Fitchburg Stabbing

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 FITCHBURG — A 22-year-old man was indicted for murder in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Gadiel Maria in Fitchburg, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A Worcester County Grand Jury today reported out the murder charge against Jose A. Ramos […]

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