Archive | November, 2018

Black Friday shopping trip costly for murder defendant Rafael Martinez; $50,000 bail revoked

martinez

Black Friday shopping trip costly for murder defendant Rafael Martinez; $50,000 bail revokedSPRINGFIELD — A murder defendant on Friday was ordered back to jail for 90 days after the prosecution said he violated the conditions of his release on $50,000 bail by going shopping on Black Friday rather than working. Rafael Martinez, 36, of Springfield, […]

Read More Comments Off on Black Friday shopping trip costly for murder defendant Rafael Martinez; $50,000 bail revoked

Guilty plea ends Springfield gang rivalry murder case — after jury was sworn in and viewed scene of killing

Therrion

Guilty plea ends Springfield gang rivalry murder case — after jury was sworn in and viewed scene of killingSPRINGFIELD — About 300 people were questioned over four days to assemble the jury for Sherad Therrien’s murder trial in Hampden Superior Court. Jurors reported for the trial Monday morning, were sworn in and listened to Judge […]

Read More Comments Off on Guilty plea ends Springfield gang rivalry murder case — after jury was sworn in and viewed scene of killing

Jonathan Kastberg denies murder charge in Holland killing; wife Janet Kastberg died by blunt force trauma to head

Katsburg

Jonathan Kastberg denies murder charge in Holland killing; wife Janet Kastberg died by blunt force trauma to headSPRINGFIELD — With about a dozen family and friends of Janet Kastberg watching, Jonathan Kastberg denied a murder charge Monday in Hampden Superior Court. Kastberg, 75, of Holland, is charged in the killing of his wife by blunt […]

Read More Comments Off on Jonathan Kastberg denies murder charge in Holland killing; wife Janet Kastberg died by blunt force trauma to head

Second Victim of Springfield Crash on Page Boulevard Identified

Second Victim of Springfield Crash on Page Boulevard Identified

November 19, 2018 -Springfield- On Wednesday, November 13, 2018 the Springfield Police Department responded to a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer on Page Boulevard in Springfield. It appears the passenger vehicle crossed into the path of the tractor trailer. There were a total of four occupants in the vehicle, two of […]

Read More Comments Off on Second Victim of Springfield Crash on Page Boulevard Identified

Holyoke Man Held on $100,000 Bail After Narcotics Investigation Yields Firearms and 1200 Bags of Heroin

Marerro, Michael

November 15, 2018 -Holyoke- On Tuesday November 13, 2018 Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s Hampden County Narcotics Task Force along with members of the Holyoke Police Department Narcotics Vice Unit, Homeland Security Investigations and the DEA Task Force, executed a search warrant at 22 St. Jerome Avenue in Holyoke. Recovered during the search of the […]

Read More Comments Off on Holyoke Man Held on $100,000 Bail After Narcotics Investigation Yields Firearms and 1200 Bags of Heroin

Victim of Springfield Crash on Page Boulevard Identified

Victim of Springfield Crash on Page Boulevard Identified

November 14, 2018 -Springfield- On Wednesday, November 13, 2018 the Springfield Police Department responded to a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer on Page Boulevard in Springfield. It appears the passenger vehicle crossed into the path of the tractor trailer. There were a total of four occupants in the vehicle, two of […]

Read More Comments Off on Victim of Springfield Crash on Page Boulevard Identified

Bail set at $100,000 for suspended city police officer in child rape case; lawyer criticizes ‘salacious’ media coverage

Cintron

Bail set at $100,000 for suspended city police officer in child rape case; lawyer criticizes ‘salacious’ media coverageSPRINGFIELD — Bail was set at $100,000 Wednesday for a suspended city police officer accused of child rape. The lawyer for Daniel Cintron asked for his client’s bail to be set at a total of $10,000. A prosecutor […]

Read More Comments Off on Bail set at $100,000 for suspended city police officer in child rape case; lawyer criticizes ‘salacious’ media coverage
background

Latest News: Jury finds Matthew Woods of Longmeadow guilty of intimidating judge