Archive | January, 2022

Victim in Springfield homicide identified

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On Thursday, January 27, 2022 at approximately 5:00 a.m. The Springfield Police Department responded to area of Pinevale and Essex Streets for a report of a gunshot victim.  Responding officers located an adult male, seated inside a motor vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim has been identified as Mr. Jorge Rivera-Oriz, 29, of […]

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Arrests made in Chicopee homicide investigation

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Luis VazquezAndres TorresLuis Torres On Monday, January 3, 2022 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Chicopee Police Officers responded to 190 East Street for a report of a single vehicle crash.  As officers arrived they located an adult male, who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, the responding officer rendered  first aid until the victim […]

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Hampden DA concludes investigation into Springfield officer-involved shooting

DA-Findings January 21, 2022-Springfield- On Sunday, January 9, 2022 the members of the Springfield Police Department responded to a reported stabbing in the vicinity of Cass and Liberty Streets. The suspect, later identified as Mr. Orlando Taylor, III, 23, of Springfield, was fatally wounded after he stabbed a police officer in the face/neck area. Deadly […]

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Hampden District Attorney’s Office to conduct use of force investigation in officer-involved shooting

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January 10, 2022 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni and members of his office will be conducting an investigation into the use of force in the fatal, officer-involved shooting that occurred on the morning of Sunday, January 9, 2022. The review will consist of assembling all available evidence, such as: body worn camera footage, […]

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Decedent in officer-involved shooting identified

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January 10, 2022 -Springfield- On Sunday, January 9, 2022 at approximately 8:30 a.m., Springfield Police officers responded to area of Liberty and Cass Streets for a report of a man who pulled a knife on a person. During the response, an officer’s service weapon was discharged. As a result, an adult male was rushed to […]

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Victim in Springfield homicide identified

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January 6, 2022 -Springfield- On Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at approximately 10:45 p.m. Springfield Police Officers responded to area of Eastern Avenue and Chapel Street for a report of a gunshot victim.  Responding officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers rendered  first aid but the victim tragically succumbed to his injuries […]

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Victim in Chicopee homicide identified

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January 6, 2022 -Springfield- On Monday, January 3, 2022 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Chicopee Police Officers responded to 190 East Street for a report of a single vehicle crash.  As officers arrived they located an adult male, who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, the responding officer rendered  first aid until the victim […]

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