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Dec03

Worcester Police Officer Lovely gets TEAM Award

December 3, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER – Officer Sean Lovely, a 25-year veteran of the Worcester Police Department, demonstrates what it means to be dedicated to improving the lives of people in Worcester. “Besides his work as a police officer, Sean is active in the community in a wide […]

Nov26

Man arrested on drug charge connected to package

November 26, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 BARRE — A Fitchburg man was arrested Monday after he picked up a suspicious package from overseas that was found to contain a large amount of the drug commonly known as Molly, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Christopher J. […]

Nov18

Westborough Police Officer Shoots Man Who Stabbed Wife

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WESTBOROUGH — A Westborough Police officer shot and killed a suspect on Friday after the man stabbed his wife multiple times, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. The man, who is not being identified at this time pending notification of […]

Oct25

Child Advocacy Center Reaccredited

October 25, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced today his office’s Child Advocacy Center has received national reaccreditation. The CAC, which helps the most vulnerable victims and witnesses of crime to talk about their abuse and trauma in a comfortable and […]

Oct22

DA Early Honors Millbury Firefighter for Heroism

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Millbury firefighter Michael Breault was honored today for assisting in the rescue of three men from a burning truck on Interstate 495 while off duty last year. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. presented Mr. Breault with the first TEAM Award, given […]

Oct02

Whonda sentenced to 10-15 Years for Human Trafficking

Oct. 2, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 38-year-old Worcester man was sentenced to 10-15 years in state prison today after being found guilty last week of holding a woman captive for three weeks and forcing her into prostitution, according to the Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. […]

Oct02

$1 Million Grant to Help Milford Area Fight Opioids

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 MILFORD — The federal Department of Justice has awarded the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and its partners in greater Milford a $1 million grant to enhance access to recovery treatment for people suffering from substance use disorder, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The […]

Sep17

Gomez Sentenced to 10-12 Years for Burglary Spree

Sept. 17, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 55-year-old Worcester man was sentenced to 10-12 years in state prison today after being found guilty in May of charges related to a series of 2015 break-ins in area communities, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office. Pedro D. Gomez was […]

Sep09

Auburn Death Under Investigation

Sept. 9, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 AUBURN — Auburn Police and the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office are investigating an unattended death that occurred this afternoon, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Due to the ongoing investigation, no further information will be released […]

Sep02

Woman Dies After Struck by Train in Leominster

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 LEOMINSTER – State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office are investigating after a woman was struck and killed by a commuter rail train in Leominster Monday morning, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.  ​At 11:16 a.m., a 20-year-old woman was struck by the train nearly […]