Archive | August, 2016

Suspects in the Homicide of Mr. Juan Zayas to be Arraigned in Hampden County Superior Court

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August 29, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- On January 25, 2016 the Springfield Police Department responded to 38 Brookline Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Mr. Juan Zayas, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.        The subsequent investigation has led to the arrest of two suspects: Jose […]

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni Awards Forfeiture Fund Grants to Area Non-Profits

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August 15, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni’s Forfeiture Funds for Community Safety, is an effort to create safer communities by distributing money collected by the Hampden District Attorney’s Office, through forfeiture proceedings. Eligible recipients are qualified non-profit organizations focused on the District Attorney’s priorities of crime intervention and prevention.  Massachusetts General […]

Family of Holly Piirainen Seeks Publics’ Help on the 23rd Anniversary of Her Disappearance

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August 5, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- August 5, 1993 at approximately 12:50 p.m. marks the twenty-third anniversary of the disappearance of Holly Piirainen of Grafton, Ma, she was ten years old at the time. Holly’s family is asking members of the public who may have any information regarding her disappearance or subsequent murder to please come […]

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