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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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Trial date set for Jeffrey Lovell, charged in fatal Chicopee shooting of teen mistaken for burglar

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SPRINGFIELD — A trial date of Sept. 8 has been set for for Jeffery Lovell, charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a teen he believed was trying to break into his home. Lovell, 43, was charged in connection with the July 16 fatal shooting of 15-year-old Dylan Francisco. He is now free on bail, which was set […]

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Benjamin Rivera Guilty of Second Degree Murder

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February 27, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the guilty verdict in the Benjamin Rivera murder case. Rivera has been found guilty of second degree murder following a jury trial involving the homicide of Angel Llorens. The incident took place in Springfield on May 22, 2013 over a dispute involving a […]

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Two Indicted by a Grand Jury in Holyoke Homicide Investigation

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February 23, 2017 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the indictments of Nashon Perez, 21 and Eric Carattini, 24, both of Holyoke, by a Hampden County Grand Jury in the homicide of Anthony Sirakowski, 55, of Holyoke. Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni stated, “I thank the Grand Jury for their […]

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Victim in Holyoke Assault and Battery Passes Away

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February 14, 2017 -Holyoke, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced the arrest of three brothers:  Joseph Rivera, 22, of Holyoke, Mass, Roberto Rivera, 31, of Holyoke, Mass, and Edwin Rivera, 32, of Marshill N.C. All three were arrested for their alleged involvement in an assault and battery, unarmed robbery and murder of Mr. Adam Rei, […]

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Victim in Holyoke Assault and Battery Passes Awa

Victim in Holyoke Assault and Battery Passes Awa

February 14, 2017 -Holyoke, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced the arrest of three brothers:  Joseph Rivera, 22, of Holyoke, Mass, Roberto Rivera, 31, of Holyoke, Mass, and Edwin Rivera, 32, of Marshill N.C. All three were arrested for their alleged involvement in an assault and battery, unarmed robbery and murder of Mr. Adam Rei, […]

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Three Arrests Made in Holyoke Unarmed Robbery

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February 13, 2017 -Holyoke, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced the arrest of three brothers:  Joseph Rivera, 22, of Holyoke, Mass, Roberto Rivera, 31, of Holyoke, Mass, and Edwin Rivera, 32, of Marshill N.C. All three were arrested for their alleged involvement in an assault and battery, unarmed robbery. On February 8, 2017 at approximately […]

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Multiple Arrests Made in Chicopee Homicide Investigation

Multiple Arrests Made in Chicopee Homicide Investigation

February 10, 2017 -Chicopee, MA- On Friday, February 10, 2017 at approximately 1:09 a.m., members of the Chicopee Police Department responded to 74 Ann Street for a reported shooting. Upon arrival officers observed a male victim who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound.  The responding officers immediately began administrating first-aid while paramedics were dispatched […]

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