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Hampden County Narcotic Taskforce Seizes Four Kilos of Cocaine in Seventy Two Hours

2-18-2016 Seizure

February 23, 2016 -Springfield MA- Members of the Hampden County Narcotics Task Force (HCNTF) comprised of members of the Massachusetts State Police, Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee Police Departments and the Hampden County Sheriff’s Office, seized four kilograms of cocaine and arrested three suspected drug traffickers in two separate raids. The first raid occurred on Friday, February 19, […]

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni Sponsors Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni Sponsors Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event

February 10, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni’s Task Force on Domestic Violence is sponsoring the event to raise awareness during Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month. The event will include a presentation by Mr. Malcolm Astley, father of Lauren Astley, of Wayland Massachusetts. Mr. Astley will present his story of losing his […]

Westfield Man Arrested on Drug Distribution and Possession Charges

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February 8, 2016 –Springfield MA- Seth Lombard-Hawthorne, 22, of 5 Meadow Street, Apartment 1, Westfield, MA has been arrested for the distribution and possession of heroin. Lombard-Hawthrone was arrested by the Westfield Police Department and Massachusetts State Police assigned to Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni’s Office. On February 6, 2015, Massachusetts State Police detectives […]

District Attorney Gulluni Launches Public Service Announcement (PSA) Challenge for Area High School Students

District Attorney Gulluni Launches Public Service Announcement (PSA) Challenge for Area High School Students

January 7, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- The Hampden District Attorney’s Office launched a public service announcement (PSA) contest open to all Hampden County high school students, organizations, clubs and athletic teams to highlight the dangers of impaired driving.  The 30 – 60 second entry must be original, note the risks associated with drunk or drugged driving, […]

Spike in Opiate Overdoses Reported

Opiate Addiction

January 2, 2016 –Springfield MA- Based on a spike in the last 48 hours of suspected opiate-related medical emergencies and fatalities, Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni is advising the public that there is an increased risk of overdose and death from the use of illicit opiates, including heroin. District Attorney Gulluni said: “Family and […]

Steven Gonzalez 2012 First Degree Murder Conviction Upheld by Supreme Judicial Court

Steven Gonzalez 2012 First Degree Murder Conviction Upheld by Supreme Judicial Court

December 30, 2015 -Springfield, MA- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the 2012 murder conviction of Steven Gonzalez has been upheld by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni stated, “I am pleased to announce the affirmation of the 2012 murder conviction. The dedicated and commendable work by the office’s […]

Hampden District Attorney’s Office Adopts 64 Kids for Christmas

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December 15, 2015 -Springfield, MA-  Members of Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni’s Office are playing Santa Claus this holiday season by providing gifts for sixty-four needy children. In partnership with Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC), members of the DA’s office adopt the children and shop for gifts that will […]

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Latest News: Drug raids in Springfield yield over $1.3 million worth of raw heroin, six firearms and 10 arrests