Archive | July, 2017

Sudden Unattended Infant Deaths Spike in 2017; Here are Tips on How to Prevent Them

The Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s Office has recently responded to a rash of tragic infant deaths. As a result the Hampden District Attorney’s Office along with Baystate Children’s Hospital is issuing a warning along with guidance to new parents about proper sleeping arrangements for children under 12 […]

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Wilmer Torres Pleads Guilty to 2015 Armed Assault and Battery of Elderly Man

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July 25, 207 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni today announced the guilty plea and the sentencing of 18-20 years in state prison of Wilmer Torres, 36, of Springfield, for his role in the 2015 Armed Assault and Battery of a person over sixty at Chief’s Lounge in Chicopee. In the early morning hours […]

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Hampden DA: 6 accidental newborn deaths in Hampden County in 2017; parents urged to use caution at bed time

Infant Fatalities

By Patrick Johnson, The Republican Photos By Dave Roback, The Republican SPRINGFIELD – There have been six accidental infant deaths in Hampden County so far this year, including three in the last two months, prompting District Attorney Anthony Gulluni and Baystate Medical Center to warn parents of newborns about the danger of sharing their bed with […]

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Jury reaches verdict in murder trial of Jorge Concepcion-Pesquera for fatal shooting outside Ludlow bar

Lawyers give closing arguments in Ludlow murder trial

July 20, 2017 , By Buffy Spencer SPRINGFIELD — A Hampden Superior Court jury on Thursday found Jorge Concepcion-Pesquera guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal March 2016 Ludlow shooting of Larry Santiago Jr. outside a Ludlow bar. The jury began its work for the day at 9:20 a.m. Thursday and reached a verdict at 11:30 a.m. Watch as […]

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Jesse Caisse Guilty in 2015 Indecent Assault and Battery of a Minor

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July 20, 2017 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni today announced the guilty verdict and sentencing of Jesse Caisse for the 2015 Indecent Assault and Battery of a minor. Caisse was sentenced today in Hampden Superior Court to 13 ½ to 15 years in state prison. On July 18, 2015, officers from the Westfield […]

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Victim of Weekend Springfield Crash Identified

Victim of Weekend Springfield Crash Identified

July 17, 2017 -Springfield- On Saturday, July 15, 2017 the Springfield Police Department responded to a crash involving a bicyclist and tractor trailer near the area of Rocus Street and Page Boulevard. Due to the tragic circumstances of the accident, an assistant district attorney assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit […]

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