Archive | June, 2017

21,000 Bags of Heroin Seized During Narcotics Investigation

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  June 30, 2017 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the arrest of five suspected individuals involved in trafficking heroin here in Hampden County. In addition to the arrest, authorities seized 21,000 bags of heroin and seven firearms. Participating in the investigation was the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office, […]

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DA, Sheriff say drop-off boxes around Hampden County collected more than 1 ton of unwanted household medications

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BY PATRICK JOHNSON , Photos by: Pat johnson HOLYOKE – The last thing David McGarrigle was expecting when he went to the Holyoke Mall Thursday morning was to be the center of attention. McGarrigle of Holyoke read that a drop-off box was being set up at the mall. So he loaded some bags with unwanted medications that […]

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West Springfield teen denies manslaughter charge in shooting death

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By BUFFY SPENCER , The Republican Photo By: Dave Roback, The Republican SPRINGFIELD — A 19-year-old West Springfield man on Tuesday in Hampden Superior Court denied an involuntary manslaughter charge in connection with an April shooting death in that city. Roberto Santiago is accused of fatally shooting Delilah Santiago, 18, of Holyoke, on April 10 at his residence at […]

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Names of victims in double-fatal Westfield fire released by Hampden District Attorney

Fire officials are investigating at the scene of a fatal house fire in Westfield that claimed the lives of two people Saturday. (Jim Kinney)

Fire officials are investigating at the scene of a fatal house fire in Westfield that claimed the lives of two people Saturday. (Jim Kinney) BY GEORGE GRAHAM, The Republican ggraham@repub.com WESTFIELD – The victims of a double-fatal fire that broke out in a Park Street home Saturday afternoon have been identified as Mary and Theresa Woodworth, […]

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Carlos Rivera Guilty of Rape of a Child; Sentenced to 15-17 Years in Prison

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June 19, 2017 –Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the guilty verdict in the Carlos Rivera rape trial.   Rivera, 45, of Springfield, was convicted of two counts of Rape of A Child after a jury trial on Thursday June 15, 2017.  Judge John Agostini sentenced him on Friday June 16, 2017, […]

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Robert Honsch Guilty of First Degree Murder

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June 12, 2017 –Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the guilty verdict in the Robert Honsch murder trial.   Honcsh was found guilty of first degree murder for the killing of his then wife Marcia Honsch. Marcia’s body was found on October 6, 1995 in the Tolland State Forest and had been […]

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Victim Identified in Southwick Drowning

Victim Identified in Southwick Drowning

  June 12, 2017 -Southwick- The Office of Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni today identified the victim of a drowning on Middle Lake in Southwick on June 8, 2017. The victim has been identified as Mr. Michael Chace, 33, of Somers, Conn. The Southwick Police Department initially responded to the incident after a call […]

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District Attorney Announces Second Death and Victims’ Identities from Sunday Morning Shooting

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June 9, 2017 -Springfield, Mass- The Hampden District Attorney’s Office is announcing that a second death has occurred from the Sunday, June 4, early morning shooting incident at the Kick Back Lounge on State Street in Springfield. On June 8, at approximately noon, Mr. Chauncy Marshall, age 31, of Springfield, Massachusetts, died as a result of […]

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Two Arrested in Connection With ATM Burglaries Across New England

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June 8, 2017 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the arrest of Jaime Garcia, 22, and Marquan Moriarty, 22, both of Springfield, Mass in connection with a string of burglaries across New England. The arrest of these two suspects is the culmination of a yearlong investigation into various ATM breaks in Massachusetts, […]

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Chicopee Murder/Suicide Under Investigation

Chicopee Murder/Suicide Under Investigation

June 8, 2017 -Chicopee – On Thursday, June 8 at 12:58 p.m., the Chicopee Fire Department responded to a medical alert activation at 87 Lauzier Terrace in Chicopee. Upon arrival, they were met by John Danehy, 88, of Chicopee, outside the address. Mr. Danehy reported hearing a gunshot and a disturbance in the residence. While dealing with Mr. Danehy for his […]

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