Jan21

Man Arraigned on Human Trafficking and Rape Charges

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — A Northborough man, who has taught at the high school and college levels was arraigned today in Worcester Superior Court on seven counts of human trafficking and two counts of rape, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. John B. Clayton IV, […]

Jan14

DA Early Honors Fitchburg Firefighters for Heroism

Jan. 14, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 FITCHBURG – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored four Fitchburg firefighters for their heroic efforts in saving lives. Firefighters Yona Vaughan, Roger Ortiz, Ken Hollums and Dean Osgood were presented the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit — TEAM […]

Dec20

Three Charged in Homicide on Pie Alley

December 20, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 FITCHBURG — Three men have been charged in the murder of a man at Blossom Street and Pie Alley on July 11, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mugisha Jeanbosco, 22, of Worcester, is charged with murder and armed robbery […]

Dec20

Man Indicted for Murder of Ex-Girlfriend in Restaurant

December 20, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — A New Hampshire man has been indicted for murder in the July stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend at a local restaurant, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. ​Carlos Asencio, 28 of Derry, N.H., was indicted today by a […]

Dec11

More Than Two Kilograms of Fentanyl Seized

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — More than two kilograms of fentanyl were seized from an apartment on Boardman Street and a city man was ordered held on $100,000 bail after he was arraigned on drug charges in Worcester Central District Court yesterday, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. […]

Dec10

Charges Dropped Against Gary Cifizzari in 1979 Murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER — After receiving results from additional DNA testing yesterday, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. today ordered that charges against Gary Cifizzari be dropped in the interest of justice. Mr. Cifizzari had been charged with the 1979 murder of Concetta Schiappa […]

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 […]