Archive | March, 2017

DA Gulluni hosts ‘Stop the Swerve’ to caution local youth about dangers of distracted driving

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SPRINGFIELD – Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni hosted “Stop the Swerve: An Event to Prevent Impaired Driving” on Thursday night. The event, held at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, was designed to educate area youth about the perils of impaired driving and included a slew of interactive activities and educational opportunities. One of those opportunities […]

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“Stop the Swerve” event shows dangers of impaired driving

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Hundreds of teens, parents, law enforcement officers and those impacted by impaired driving crowded the Basketball Hall of Fame, Thursday night, for the 2nd annual “Stop the Swerve”. The event demonstrates the dangers of driving under the influence.     Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni hosted the event. He said, “This […]

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Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni Hosts Impaired Driving Event: “Stop the Swerve”

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March 28, 2017 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni will be hosting Stop the Swerve: An Event to Prevent Impaired Driving at the Basketball Hall of Fame, this Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The event is open to the public and is free of charge. Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni […]

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Over $20,000 in Prizes to be Awarded to Area High Schools Through #StoptheSwerve PSA and Billboard Challenge

Over $20,000 in Prizes to be Awarded to Area High Schools Through #StoptheSwerve PSA and Billboard Challenge

March 7, 2017 -Springfield, Mass- The PSA and billboard contest is open to all Hampden County high school students, organizations, clubs and athletic teams to highlight the dangers of drunk and/or impaired driving. The contest consist of high school, through a faculty representative, students submitting a 30 – 60 second video entry or billboard. Click […]

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Holyoke Students Tour of Hall of Justice

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SPRINGFIELD — Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni hosted the 8th grade students from Holyoke’s Lt. Elmer J. McMahon Elementary School in downtown Springfield on Tuesday as part of the Adopt-a-Class Program. Every year, Gulluni’s office adopts two classes at the beginning of the school year. The program includes the D.A.’s office donating school supplies, a return visit […]

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McMahon Elementary School Students Tour Hampden County Hall of Justice

March 21, 2017 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni  hosted  8th grade students from Holyoke’s Lt. Elmer J. McMahon Elementary School who participated in the Adopt-a-Class Program. Every year the Hampden District Attorney’s Office adopts two classes at the beginning of the school year. The program includes the D.A.’s office donating school supplies, […]

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Benjamin Martinez Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

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March 8, 2017 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today that a Hampden County Jury as found Benjamin Martinez guilty of First Degree Murder.  Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni stated, “My sympathy is with the victim’s family, as I hope this verdict brings them closure and a measure of justice for […]

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2017 Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative Winter League Basketball Championships

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March 3, 2017 -Holyoke, Mass- The 2017 Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative Winter Basketball League sponsored by Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni and the Holyoke Shannon Initiative heldits 2017 Championships Friday night. The Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Imitative is a partnership between local, state, and federal law enforcement; city & state government; civic and human service […]

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Western Mass. Dr. Frank Stirlacci denies charges over opioid prescriptions issued while he was imprisoned

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SPRINGFIELD – Dr. Frank Stirlacci, 55, of Ludlow, pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges relating to opioid prescriptions which were issued when he was in jail. On February 9, 2016, Stirlacci surrendered his license to practice medicine by signing a voluntary agreement not to practice. He had offices in both Agawam and Springfield. A […]

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Massachusetts State Police forces raid multiple locations in Springfield, seizing large caches of heroin, cocaine, and cash

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SPRINGFIELD – Massachusetts State Police forces raided multiple drug houses in Springfield on Wednesday morning, seizing large amounts of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, and cash, according to a statement released by State Police Thursday. Police said that search warrants were executed at two separate drug houses in the city on Wednesday, though the locations of […]

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