Nov20

Worcester Pair Indicted for Murder in King Street Killing

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — Murder indictments were handed up Thursday by a Worcester County Grand Jury in the killing of a Boston man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jacob Grice, 35, of 91 Endicott St., Apt. 1, was indicted for murder, trafficking in cocaine […]

Nov17

DA’s Office Awarded $1.2M Grant to Support Overdose Response

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 WORCESTER — The federal Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office a $1.2 million grant to help facilitate outreach to those who’ve suffered an overdose, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Police in all 60 of Worcester County’s cities and […]

Nov04

Police Seize Firearms, Cash, Drugs

Nov. 4, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, working with the Worcester Police Vice Squad and other local police, made 10 arrests on drug and weapons charges in recent investigations while seizing l3 firearms, more than $100,000 and large amounts of what […]

Oct31

Man Apprehended in Bellingham Stabbing

Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 BELLINGHAM — A suspect is in custody after his arrest for the stabbing of a middle-aged man at 136 Maple St. yesterday afternoon, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Bellingham Police received a 911 call at about 1:23 p.m. The victim was discovered in the home. […]

Oct27

DA Early Honors Sutton Fire Chief, Sutton Officer, Environmental Officer

SUTTON – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored the Sutton Fire Chief, a Sutton police officer and an environmental police officer for their heroic life-saving efforts in separate incidents this summer. Chief Matthew Belsito, Sutton Police Officer Matthew Pepin and Massachusetts Environmental Police Officer Donald Spaulding were presented the District Attorney’s […]

Sep21

Worcester Man Indicted in July 5 Slaying

Sept. 21, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 25-year-old Worcester man has been indicted for murder in a fatal shooting on July 5 following a confrontation in front of the victim’s home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A Worcester County grand jury handed up the […]

Sep18

Body of Man Pulled from Auburn Reservoir

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 AUBURN — The body of a man was recovered from Dark Brook Reservoir this morning after he apparently fell from his boat last night, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The victim, whose identity will not be released at this time, took his […]

Sep09

Pair Face Drug and Weapons Charges

Sept. 9, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — Two men face drug and weapons charges following a narcotics investigation by the State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and Worcester Police and a search at a fourth-floor apartment at 85 Harding St., according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph […]

Sep04

Man Arraigned in Barre Murder

BARRE — A 71-year-old Barre man was charged with murder today in East Brookfield District Court in the shooting death of a man believed to be his landlord, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Barre Police responded to 113 Town Farm Road after receiving a 911 call at 8:29 a.m. today. […]

Aug10

Woman Dies in Apparent Drowning at Stiles

Aug. 10, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 SPENCER — A 48-year-old Spencer woman died of an apparent drowning yesterday after swimming in Stiles Reservoir with her husband and friends, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Spencer Police and Fire responded to a 911 call about 4:20 p.m. yesterday, and took […]