Archive | March, 2019

Three Arrested In Holyoke Narcotics Investigation

Rivera, Nathan 3-26-2016

Carlos RiveraJose RiveraNathan Rivera March 26, 2019 -Holyoke- On March 21, 2019 members of Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni’s Hampden County Narcotics Taskforce arrested: Jose Rivera, 44, Carlos Rivera, 48, and Nathan Rivera, 21 for their alleged involvement in the sale and trafficking of heroin in the City of Holyoke. After a lengthy investigation […]

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Suspect Under Arrest in Sexual Assault of a Minor

Velazquez, Christean 3-25-2019

March 26, 2019 -Springfield- On March 21, 2019, Photobucket.com reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a user of the website uploaded images depicting the sexual assault of a child and child pornography. Because of the nature of the report it was level 1 priority and referred to the Massachusetts State Police […]

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Victim in Oakland Street Homicide Identified

Victim in Oakland Street Homicide Identified

March 18, 2019 -Springfield- On Sunday, March 17, 2019 the Springfield Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit responded to the area of 294 Oakland Street for the report of a gunshot victim. First responders administered emergency medical procedures until he could be transported to Baystate Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has […]

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Body Recovered From Connecticut River Identified

Body Recovered From Connecticut River Identified

March 18, 2019 -Springfield- On Friday, March 15, 2019 the Longmeadow Police and Fire Departments, along with the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office and members of the Springfield Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit responded to the area of Emerson Road for a reported body in the Connecticut River. […]

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Last Call for Public Service Announcement Challenge for area High School Students

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March 13, 2019 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni is once again challenging area high school students to participate in the Stop the Swerve Public Service Announcement and Billboard Challenge. Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni stated, “I am grateful to Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance and their administration of the Drunk Driving […]

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One Arrested for Cocaine Trafficking; While Operating Licensed Daycare

Perrira, Elsie

March 8, 2019 -Springfield-  Ms. Elsie Pereira, 40, of Springfield, has been arrested and charged with Trafficking Cocaine Over 200 Grams, and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws, for her alleged role in trafficking cocaine out of her home where she ran a daycare center. Through the course of an investigation, detectives from the Massachusetts State […]

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Massachusetts State Police Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Locating Witness

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March 6, 2019 -Springfield- The Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man authorities believe to be a relevant witness related to an incident that occurred in the Springfield Police Department lobby on June 29, 2017. The attached photos were taken from surveillance […]

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Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni Names Assistant District Attorney Eduardo O. Velázquez as First Assistant

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March 6, 2019 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni has announced the promotion of Assistant District Attorney and Chief Trial Counsel Eduardo Velázquez to the position of First Assistant District Attorney for the Hampden District Attorney’s Office.  District Attorney Anthony Gulluni stated, “It is with great pride I announce Eduardo’s promotion to First Assistant. […]

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Victim of Homicide on Stebbins Street in Springfield Identified

Victim of Homicide on Stebbins Street in Springfield Identified

March 4, 2019 -Springfield- On Saturday, March 2, 2019 officers from the Springfield Police Department responded to a Shot Spotter activation in the vicinity of 53 Stebbins Street. Upon arrival officers found a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds who was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim appears to have suffered from multiple […]

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