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Springfield homicide under investigation

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September 14, 2021 -Springfield- Officers from the Springfield Police Department responded to a Shotspotter activation on Saturday, September 11, 2021 around 2:50 p.m. on Vermont Street. When officers arrived they discovered a gunshot victim, who was immediately transported to Baystate Medical Center. Later on in the evening she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced […]

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Chicopee homicide under investigation; Suspect under arrest

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September 13, 2021 -Chicopee- The Chicopee Police Department received a 9-1-1 call regarding a stabbing victim Friday, September 10, 2021 around 6:55 p.m. on Peloquin Drive. When officers arrived, they discovered a victim suffering from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds. He was transported to Baystate Medical Center where he later succumbed to his […]

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Investigators seek public’s help in Jafet Robles homicide case on the anniversary of his passing

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September 10, 2021 -Chicopee- The Hampden District Attorney, the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office, and the Chicopee Police Department’s Detective Division are renewing their call for the public’s assistance into the investigation of the 2017 homicide of Mr. Jafet Robles on the four year anniversary of his passing […]

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Tamon Byrd and Haliendrew Flores charged with murder in Holyoke homicide investigation

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August 26, 2021 -Holyoke- The Holyoke Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting in the area of Walnut Street on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at approximately 9:24 p.m. When emergency response personnel arrived a male victim was located and  appeared to be suffering from a gun shot wound. He was transported to Baystate […]

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Lamont Johnson guilty of aggravated rape of three children; sentenced to 16-18 years in state prison

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August 11, 2021 -Springfield- Recently, a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found Lamont Johnson guilty on charges of: Aggravated Rape of a Child (three counts), and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon on a Child Under 14. He has been sentenced to 16-18 years in state prison. The charges stemmed from an investigation conducted by […]

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Holyoke homicide under investigation

Holyoke homicide under investigation

August 10, 2021 –Holyoke- The Holyoke Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting in the area of Walnut Street on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at approximately 9:24 p.m. When emergency response personnel arrived a male victim was located and  appeared to be suffering from a gun shot wound. He was transported to Baystate […]

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Timothy Lockett guilty of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon; sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison

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August 10, 2021 -Springfield- Recently, a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found Timothy Lockett guilty on the charge of: Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon Causing Serious Bodily Injury. He has been sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison. The charges stemmed from a March 2019 incident in which he stabbed a victim on […]

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Nazhia Cater pleads guilty in robbery of senior citizen; sentenced to 3-5 years in prison

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By: Jim Leydon July 14, 2021 -Springfield- Recently, Nazhia Cater plead guilty in Hampden Superior Court to a single count indictment charging her with unarmed robbery of a person over 60 years old.  The defendant followed an 87 year old victim as she walked home from the MGM Casino shortly before 11 pm on July 31, 2020.  […]

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The long road from jail

For participants in this Mass. court program, the long road from jail isn’t easy“I was scared. Like, I’m never getting out of here,” Sedale said of his stay at the Hampden County Jail. As he told MassLive about his experiences, he thought back to advice he was given during his time in incarceration. “He was […]

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