Jun03

Shrewsbury Man Indicted for Manslaughter in Worcester Man’s Death

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (774) 670-8811 WORCESTER – A Worcester County Grand Jury handed up an indictment yesterday against Tony Sacco in the May 2019 death of John Riordan, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Mr. Sacco, 39 of 40 Shrewsbury Green, Apt. G, Shrewsbury, was indicted on one […]

Jun03

Auburn Foster Mother Indicted in Death of 2-Year-Old

WORCESTER — An Auburn foster mother has been indicted in the 2015 death of a 2-year-old girl and the injury of a second child in her custody, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments on Tuesday, charging Kimberly Malpass, 39, with two counts of […]

Apr17

Dudley Man Arraigned on Rape of a Child Charges

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 DUDLEY — A 52-year-old Dudley man was arrested on a warrant in Connecticut and returned to Massachusetts today to face charges he sexually assaulted a teenager several years ago, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jose A. Herrera of 13 Mill Road, Dudley, […]

Apr06

Milford Police Officer Shoots, Kills Man After Disturbance

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 MILFORD — A Milford Police officer shot and killed a suspect Sunday evening after responding to a disturbance in the neighborhood of Glines Avenue, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Milford Police responded around 8:30 p.m. to the report of […]

Mar25

Court Denies Fredette Appeal

March 25, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565The ​WORCESTER – The State Appeals Court has affirmed the second-degree murder conviction of John Fredette in the 1994 killing of Kevin Harkins, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. ​Mr. Fredette and two co-defendants, Matteo Trotto and Elias Samia, were […]

Mar21

Three Arrested after Long Drug Investigation

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WORCESTER — A months-long, multi-agency investigation into drug trafficking in the Worcester area led to three arrests last night and the confiscation of a significant amount of drugs, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester […]

Mar10

Overdose Tracking and Response Program Implemented in Worcester County

March 10, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Police departments in all 60 of Worcester County’s cities and towns will begin tracking overdoses in real-time today thanks to a new program implemented by a partnership between District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr., the Central Massachusetts Chiefs of Police, local […]

Mar06

Jury Finds Man Sexually Dangerous

WORCESTER — A 57-year old man, who had been convicted of two counts of rape of a child in Clinton, was found to be a sexually dangerous person by a jury in Worcester SuperiorCourt this week, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. ​George Mackie, 57, whose last known address was in […]

Feb20

16 Souza Inmates Indicted in Attack on Officers

Feb. 20, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A Worcester County grand jury handed up 109 indictments today charging 16 inmates of the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in a Jan. 10 attack that left four corrections officers injured, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. All 16 inmates […]

Feb18

“Eyes Up, Phones Down Worcester” Launched to Address Distracted Driving and Pedestrian Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/18/2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Katie Shea, Worcester Police Dept., 508-799-8611 dalyka@worcesterma.gov Lindsay Corcoran, Worcester County District Attorney’s Office, 508-368-7252 lindsay.corcoran@state.ma.us WORCESTER – A public safety awareness campaign launched today in Worcester that encourages residents to avoid both distracted driving and distracted walking in order to reduce motor vehicle crashes and increase pedestrian safety. “Eyes […]