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2 women sentenced to state prison for home invasion with 71-year-old victim; DA says sentence too low

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2 women sentenced to state prison for home invasion with 71-year-old victim; DA says sentence too low SPRINGFIELD — A Hampden Superior Court judge on Friday sentenced two Connecticut women to state prison in connection with a Springfield home invasion. Judge Karen Goodwin sentenced Melissa Mimitz, 36, and Lily B. Bodenlos, 29, both of Naugatuck, […]

US Rep. Richard Neal, Hampden County officials discuss policy solutions, challenges to addressing opioid crisis

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US Rep. Richard Neal, Hampden County officials discuss policy solutions, challenges to addressing opioid crisis U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, met with local law enforcement, addiction treatment and health care officials this week to discuss how federal lawmakers can better help address the opioid crisis — an epidemic which has claimed more than 300 lives […]

Hampden Police Respond to Fatal Main Street Crash

Hampden Police Respond to Fatal Main Street Crash

July 31, 2018 -Springfield- On Tuesday, July 31, 2018 officers from the Hampden Police Department responded to Main Street for a reported fatal single vehicle. The Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit responded to the scene as well. The vehicle’s sole occupant, a 52 year old male from Palmer, was found unresponsive. He […]

3 men indicted for involuntary manslaughter in connection with Massachusetts overdose death

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3 men indicted for involuntary manslaughter in connection with Massachusetts overdose death SPRINGFIELD — Three man have been indicted for involuntary manslaughter and other charges in connection with a Ludlow overdose death. Frank Jimenez, 34, of Springfield, Christopher Fitzpatrick, 23, of Ludlow, and Daniel Moffat, 28, of Ludlow, were indicted July 19 by a Hampden […]

DA Anthony Gulluni boosts WMass youth with 3rd annual Hoop Up Springfield event

DA Anthony Gulluni boosts WMass youth with 3rd annual Hoop Up Springfield event By Don Treeger, dtreeger@repub.com SPRINGFIELD – Emanuel Quinones was nervous. Not because he was talking with Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni, but because he was a little intimidated talking to potential summer employers. “I still get nervous when I have to talk with some […]

Drug task force members seize kilo of cocaine worth $80,000 on street, arrest 2, Hampden DA says

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By George Graham, ggraham@repub.com The Republican SPRINGFIELD – Investigators, following a len gthy investigation, arrested two men early Tuesday and seized a kilo of cocaine worth approximately $80,000 on the street. Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni said the arrests, made by members of the Hampden County Narcotics Task Force, took a “significant” amount of drugs off the street. […]

DA Anthony Gulluni: Alert from Baystate Medical Center about fatal heroin overdoses led to 3 arrests

Convicted Springfield heroin dealer held on $100,000 bail after Ludlow man suffers fatal overdose

By Patrick Johnson, pjohnson@repub.com SPRINGFIELD — A tip from Baystate Medical Center staff about a sudden spike in overdoses led local and state police to identify and stop a local distribution ring that is being blamed for three deaths, according to Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni. Gulluni, flanked by local local enforcement and Baystate doctors during a press briefing, […]

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