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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 […]

Nov16

Shirley Man Charged in Fatal Crash that Claimed Life of 16-Year-Old Girl

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 LEOMINSTER – A Shirley man was arraigned in Leominster District Court Tuesday in connection with an October fatal crash that claimed the life of a 16-year-old girl, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Christopher Filz, 19, was arraigned on […]

Nov16

DA’s Office Expands Youth Substance Misuse Prevention Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 WORCESTER — The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office is expanding access to the Drug Story Theater program for all middle and high schools across the county, including providing translated Spanish and Portuguese versions, so that all students can receive an education on substance misuse and the disease of […]

Nov14

DA Early Honors Lunenburg Police Officer for Saving Man Who was Attacked by Dog

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau (508) 368-7228 or (774) 418-5706 LUNENBURG – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today recognized the life-saving actions of a Lunenburg Police Officer who saved a man being attacked by a dog this year. Lunenburg Police Officer Gage Russell was presented with the District Attorney’s Team […]

Nov04

14th Annual Safe School Summit

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Nov02

Man Charged in Shrewsbury Fatal Hit-and-Run

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 SHREWSBURY – Investigators arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Route 9 in Shrewsbury Saturday night, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. and Shrewsbury Police Chief Kevin Anderson. Jerry Santiago, Jr., 24, has been charged with […]

Oct26

Worcester Man Pleads Guilty to Murder in 2016 Killing of Vanessa Marcotte in Princeton

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WORCESTER – A 36-year-old Worcester man pleaded guilty to murder in the 2016 killing of Vanessa Marcotte, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Angelo Colon-Ortiz pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and unarmed robbery. He was sentenced to serve life […]

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 […]

Sep29

Woman Indicted on Four Counts of Second-Degree Murder in Connection with Fatal Worcester Fire

For Immediate Release Contacts:  Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 Scott J. Croteau 508-368-7228 or 774-418-5706 WORCESTER – A 36-year-old woman was indicted on four counts of second-degree murder in connection with a May 2022 Worcester fire that claimed the lives of four people, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Yvonne Ngoiri, […]

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 […]

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