Apr01

Former Youth Football Coach Charged with Rape

March 29, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565                                                                                LEOMINSTER — A former youth football coach will be arraigned Monday in Leominster District Court on charges he sexually assaulted a boy, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Benjamin B. Brause, 36, of 36 […]

Mar31

Two Killed, One Injured in Late Night Fire

March 31, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 FITCHBURG – Two people were killed and a third person remains hospitalized after a fire ripped through a home at 53 East St. last night, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Lisa Englehart, 39, and Christopher Brinkley, 22, were […]

Mar21

Mother, boyfriend indicted in missing boy case

March 21, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER – Elsa Oliver and Alberto Sierra were indicted by a Worcester County Grand Jury today on charges related to a missing 5-year-old Fitchburg boy, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Ms. Oliver, 28, of 276 Kimball St., Fitchburg, is the mother of […]

Mar18

Three Arraigned for misleading police in Oliver case

March 17, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 FITCHBURG — Three people were arraigned today in Fitchburg District Court on charges of interfering with a criminal investigation in connection with the disappearance of 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Christian Sierra, 21, and Cailey […]

Feb19

Man Charged With Auburn Murder

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER – A 27-year-old Worcester man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found partially under a parked vehicle in the Auburn Mall parking garage, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Vu Van Ngo of […]

Feb12

Corey Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Feb. 12, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER – A Worcester Superior Court jury found Julie A. Corey guilty of first-degree murder today in the 2009 slaying of an acquaintance whose fetus was cut from her womb, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The verdict, […]

Feb06

Suspect in 1974 Murder in Custody

WORCESTER –  DNA evidence has linked a former furniture mover to the 1974 murder of a 21-year-old woman in her Shrewsbury home, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Lonzo Guthrie, 69, of Austell, Ga., was arrested Tuesday by two State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and police in Georgia. He […]

Jan27

Victim of Fatal Crash Identified

Jan. 27, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 UXBRIDGE – The victim of Sunday night’s fatal crash has been identified as Robert M. Orcutt, 55, of 374 River Road, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Orcutt was walking on Balm of Life Spring Road near River Road […]

Jan24

Investigators Find Meth Lab in Home Discovery Made During Child Pornography Arrest

Jan. 24, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 AUBURN – As police arrested a man on child pornography charges, they discovered evidence of a methamphetamine drug lab in his home, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Derek A. Ransom, 30, of 11 Bylund Ave., was held on $20,000 […]

Dec18

Missing Child Found Safe

Dec. 17, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 NORTH BROOKFIELD — Thomas Woods, a 21-month-old child who had been missing since yesterday afternoon, was found safe and healthy tonight and was being reunited with his mother, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The boy’s father, Ryan Woods, 30, […]