Feb10

OUI Defendants Notified of Breathalyzer Problems

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — More than 4,700 Worcester County defendants charged with operating under the influence of alcohol will receive letters in the mail saying they may be entitled to a new trial because of problems with breathalyzer evidence, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Breathalyzer […]

Feb05

Second Man Charged in July Murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — A second defendant has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Worcester man on July 9, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Anthony Negron, 26, of Camden, N.J., pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder in […]

Feb01

Worcester Man Charged with Murder in July Shooting

Feb. 1, 2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 WORCESTER — A man shot on July 9 in Worcester has died, and another man has been charged with his murder, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jose A. Merced, 32, of 1 Eames St., was ordered held […]

Jan26

DA Early Honors Clinton Firefighter for Saving a Life

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811 CLINTON– Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored a Clinton firefighter for his quick actions off duty to save a life. Capt. Jason Burton, who provided life-saving CPR to a man in distress, was presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence […]

Jan14

Pedestrian Dies after Being Struck by Car in Oxford

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 or 508-368-7236 OXFORD — A woman was hit by a car and killed last night at Main Street and Fairlawn Avenue, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Oxford Police responded to the crash at about 7:15 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the […]

Jan13

District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Announces #TheENDD Post-Prom, Post-Graduation Grants

#TheENDD Teens Helping to Educate about the Effects & Negligence of Drunk Driving Ending the school year safely! Worcester County high schools are invited to apply for mini-grants to support safe, organized after-prom or after-graduation activities for students. These events offer drug- and alcohol-free alternatives to high-risk activities. Grants will be given to schools to […]

Jan03

Police Investigate Murder-Suicide in Charlton

Jan. 3, 2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508 368-7241 CHARLTON — State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and Charlton Police are investigating a shooting last night in a Southbridge Road apartment that left two people dead, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Charlton Police and EMS […]

Dec22

Man Indicted for Barre murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 BARRE — A Worcester County Grand Jury has indicted a 71-year-old Barre man on multiple charges in the Sept. 4 shooting death of his landlord, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Robert Leger of 113 Town Farm Road is charged with murder; possession […]

Dec15

DA Early Honors Westborough Sergeant Who Saved Domestic Violence Victim 

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 508-368-7236 WESTBOROUGH– Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored a Westborough police officer for his heroism in saving an innocent life. Sgt. Jon Kalagher, who saved a victim amidst a domestic violence incident, was presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit — TEAM […]

Dec10

DA Early Honors Auburn Detective Who Helped Fraud Victim

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 AUBURN– Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. today honored an Auburn police officer for his diligent investigation and recovery of scammed funds. Detective Keith Chipman, who helped recover $65,000 for the victim of a scam, was presented with the District Attorney’s Team Excellence and Merit — […]