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 […]

Feb11

Goparian Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Superior Court jury found Donovan Goparian guilty of first-degree murder today in the death of a Webster woman whose body was found in a burning car off Swan Avenue in 2015, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Goparian, 42, […]

Feb10

Menard Sentenced to 15-20 Years For Rapes

Feb. 10, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 55-year-old North Brookfield man was sentenced to 15 to 20 years in state prison today after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to drugging underage boys and videotaping and photographing abusive encounters with them while they were unconscious, according to Worcester County […]

Feb10

Montero Arraigned in 2013 Shooting Death

Feb. 10, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — Eduardo Montero was ordered held without bail after being arraigned in Worcester Superior Court for murder in the shooting death of a man at a Chandler Street barbershop, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Montero, 42, formerly […]

Feb07

Millan Pleads Guilty to 2016 Murder and Home Invasion

Feb. 7, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 40-year-old Bridgeport, Conn., man was sentenced to life  in state prison today after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to second-degree murder in the 2016 slaying of a man in his Fitchburg apartment, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early […]

Feb07

Worcester Man Charged with Trafficking Fentanyl

Feb. 7, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER — A 28 year-old Worcester man was arrested for trafficking fentanyl and cocaine and two handguns were seized in an early morning raid at the suspect’s apartment, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. State Police Detectives assigned to the District […]

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 […]