Oct25

DA Early Honors Webster Officers Who Saved House Fire Victims

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Shea 508-368-7229 WEBSTER– Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored four Webster police officers for saving residents from a house fire. Sgt. Joseph Reed, Officer Jacek Ochocki, Officer Francheska Cedeno, and Officer Thomas Motyka were presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit — TEAM — […]

Oct01

Worcester Man Sent to Prison for Assaults

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Judge David Ricciardone today sentenced a Worcester County House of Correction inmate to a total of 5 to 7 ½ in state prison for assaulting corrections officers, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early. Marcus Stewart, 27, of Worcester, was convicted by […]

Sep30

Novas Gets Life in Prison for 1999 Worcester Murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – After hearing from the victim’s family today, Superior Court Judge David Ricciardone sentenced Edwin Novas to prison in the 1999 Worcester killing of Danny Nicasio, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The judge sentenced Novas to life in prison on […]

Sep30

DA Early Honors Leominster Officers For Saving Runner

Contact: Casey Shea 508-368-7229 WORCESTER– Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored a Leominster police officerfor preforming lifesaving CPR.   Officer Jonathan Benoit, who saved the life of runner Ronald Dorsey, was presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit — TEAM — Award, which recognizes outstanding service by those in […]

Sep25

Man Guilty in 1999 Worcester Murder

Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Edwin Novas, arrested in the Dominican Republic in 2017 for a Worcester killing, was convicted of second degree murder yesterday afternoon by a Superior Court jury, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Judge David Ricciardone scheduled sentencing for Oct. 1. The jury also […]

Sep24

Man Indicted in Milford Storage Locker Murder

Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A man, arrested recently in Virginia, was indicted today for murder in the stabbing death of a Milford man found inside a storage locker last month, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Christopher Tetreault, 28, whose address is listed as the Worcester County […]

Sep01

Victim of Homicide Identified as Worcester Man

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – The body found at the edge of a parking lot in Leominster in May has been identified as a 19-year-old Worcester man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. The body of Franklin Mane was discovered on May 12 in an […]

Aug30

Third Man Charged with Murder in Shooting Last July

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A third defendant was arraigned on a murder charge Monday in the shooting death of a Worcester man last July, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jeffery Beltre-Rojas, 27, of Worcester, was arraigned in Central District Court today after Worcester […]

Aug25

Arrest Made in Connection with Milford Homicide

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 MILFORD – An arrest has been made in connection with the stabbing death of a Milford man found inside a storage locker last week, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Christopher Tetreault, 28, was arrested in Charlottesville, Virginia on Tuesday on the […]

Aug17

Worcester Police to Suspend Ticketing for Distracted Driving for 1 Month; Instead Will Re-Educate Drivers about Hands-Free Law

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Shea 508-368-7229 WORCESTER — For the next month, the Worcester Police Department will be not be ticketing for distracted driving and instead offering reminders to drivers about the Hands-Free Law and the dangers of distracted driving. The City of Worcester, the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office, the Worcester Police Department, […]

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