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Victim of Chicopee Homicide on Montgomery Street Identified

Victim of Chicopee Homicide on Montgomery Street Identified

November 22, 2019 -Chicopee- On Thursday, November 21, 2019 officers for the Chicopee Police Department responded to the area of 1296 Montgomery Street for a report of an unresponsive male.    Upon arrival, officers discovered the individual seated in a vehicle and unresponsive. When officers began administrating CPR, it became clear the individual had already […]

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Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni Elected President of Massachusetts District Attorney’s Association

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Hampden Distrcit Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni November 21, 2019 – In a unanimous vote by the Commonwealth’s district attorneys, Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni has been elected as the President of the Massachusetts District Attorneys’ Association (MDAA).  MDAA is an independent state agency whose mission is to support the eleven elected Massachusetts District Attorneys and […]

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Brian Fanion Arraigned on First Degree Murder in Connection With Wife’s Death

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Brian Fanion November 7, 2019 -Springfield- On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, first responders from the City of Westfield advised Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office  that there was a reported suicide at the home of Amy, 51, and Brian Fanion, 55, 9 North Road in Westfield.  Upon arrival, detectives received initial […]

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Gary Schara Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder in the Homicide of Lisa Ziegert

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Gary Schara September 25, 2019 -Springfield – Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the First Degree Murder guilty plea by Gary Schara, 50, of West Springfield, for the murder of Ms. Lisa Ziegert. Schara was indicted by a Hampden Superior Court Grand Jury on December 8, 2017 on charges of First Degree Murder, […]

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Large Scale Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled After Investigation

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Johnathan AcevedoJean Carlos Rios-RiveraJonathan Rivera September 23, 2019 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni’s Office partnered with the Massachusetts State Police Commonwealth Interstate Narcotics Reduction Enforcement Team has dismantled a large scale drug trafficking organization after lengthy investigation into the distribution of heroin and cocaine throughout Western Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont. Hampden District Attorney […]

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Terrance Montgomery Sentenced to Life in Prison

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September 17, 2019 -Springfield- Terrance Montgomery was sentenced to life in prison today, after a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found him guilty of second degree murder on Monday   Terrance Montgomery The murder charge stemmed from an incident on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Officers from the Springfield Police Department responded to shots fired call at […]

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Two Suspects Under Arrest in Holyoke Drug Trafficking Investigation

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Edwin Colon-GonzalezAngel Ropue August 16, 2019 -Holyoke-  On August 15, 2019 members of the Hampden County Narcotics Task Force arrested Edwin Colon-Gonzalez, 40, of Holyoke and Angel Roque, 70 of Holyoke after a lengthy investigation into heroin trafficking in the City of Holyoke. Yesterday, at approximately 5:20 p.m., members of the Hampden County Narcotics Taskforce […]

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Springfield Man Victim in Grant Street Homicide

Springfield Man Victim in Grant Street Homicide

August 14, 2019 -Springfield- On Monday, August 12, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department responded to Grant Street for the report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival to the scene, officers discovered a male victim, later identified as Ramon Guerra, 23, of Springfield. He was rushed to Baystate Medical Center […]

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