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 […]

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, […]