Aug16

Police make an arrest in death of jogger in Sutton

August 16, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 SUTTON — A Sutton man was arrested today in Webster on a warrant for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash that killed a jogger on Singletary Avenue, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Shane A. Newman, 39, of […]

Aug16

Man indicted for shooting during murder victim’s vigil

August 15, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236   FITCHBURG — A Worcester County Grand Jury handed up indictments today in the July 15 shooting at an early morning vigil for a murder victim on Blossom Street in Fitchburg, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. William Linde, 32, […]

Aug12

Two men held on $75,000 bail in cocaine trafficking case

August 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — Two city men were ordered held on $75,000 bail at their arraignment today on cocaine trafficking charges in Worcester Central District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Carmello Andujar, 40, of 67 May St., 1st floor, Worcester, […]

Aug12

Worcester Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm, Drug Charges

Aug. 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 37-year-old Worcester man was sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison today after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to 16 charges, including cocaine trafficking, illegal possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according […]

Aug11

More Than Two Kilos of Cocaine intercepted; Two men arrested for trafficking

August 11, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — A multi-agency investigation led to the confiscation of more than two kilograms of cocaine and the arrest of two city men on drug trafficking charges, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Carmelo Andujar, 40, of 67 May St., […]

Aug10

Man dies in 3-car crash in Rutland while fleeing police

August 10, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 RUTLAND — A Worcester man who drove away from a police stop in Paxton last night was killed when his car crossed the double middle line on Route 122 and struck a Rutland K9 Police cruiser head-on, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph […]

Jul15

Fitchburg Murder Victim ID’d; Another Shooting under Investigation

July 15, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 FITCHBURG – The 23-year-old man who was shot and killed Thursday night has been positively identified while detectives investigate another shooting this morning on lower Blossom Street, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Leon Wilson Jr. of 49 Spruce […]

Jul12

Man Killed, Another Injured in Two Fitchburg Shootings

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 FITCHBURG — A 23-year-old city man was shot and killed on Blossom Street last night and another older man was slightly injured in a separate shooting on Goddard Street about a mile away, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The man was shot […]

Jul12

Garon Indicted for Murder in Death of Worcester Man

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Worcester County grand jury handed up an indictment yesterday charging Thomas Garon with murder in the death of a man found in the basement of his home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Garon, 53, had previously been […]

Jul05

Defendant Arraigned in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Girlfriend

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER —  Carlos Asencio was held without bail after he was arraigned on the charge of murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend that occurred in Worcester on Wednesday, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Asencio, 28, of Derry, […]