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Warner Donaldson found guilty of armed robbery while masked for 2021 convenience store robbery; sentenced to 17-23 years in prison

Donaldson, Warner

January 30, 2024 -Springfield-  On Friday, January 26, 2024 a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found Warner Donaldson, 50, of Springfield, guilty of armed robbery while masked, assault with a dangerous weapon, and larceny under $1200. On the same day a superior court judge later sentenced Warner Donaldson to 17-23 years in prison on the charges stemming from a February 2021convenience store robbery on the 500 block […]

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Hampden County Grand Jury indicts suspects in fatal Holyoke shooting which killed an infant

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December 20, 2023 -Springfield- A Hampden County Grand Jury has returned indictments charging Alejandro Ramos, John Luis Sanchez, and Kermith Alvarez with the murder of an infant in a shooting in Holyoke on October 4, 2023. The indictments will now send the case to Hampden Superior Court where the alleged suspects will be tried. Along with […]

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Operation High/Schools Out dismantles rival drug trafficking organizations in Springfield’s High, School, and Union Streets area; 20 suspects under arrest and 20 firearms seized

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December 19, 2023 -Springfield-  In the Summer of 2023 the High, School, and Union Streets area of Springfield erupted in a wave violence making this area one of the most dangerous areas in the City of Springfield.  From July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 the Springfield Police Department received 118 Shot Spotter activations in […]

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Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni elected President of Massachusetts District Attorneys Association

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November 16, 2023 – 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). This is the second time District Attorney Gulluni has been elected president of the association, the first coming in November of 2019. He has […]

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Groundbreaking Emerging Adult Court of Hope graduates two participants in its third graduation

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  November 2, 2023 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s Emerging Adult Court of Hope (EACH) graduated two participants today, Zayanah Dickson, 24, of Springfield, and Joel Arroyo Collazo, 24, of Springfield, on Thursday, November 2, 2023. Both participants had been facing several serious charges but instead choose to participate in the EACH program in […]

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Victim identified in Lionel Benoit Road homicide

Rivera, Xavier

        September 28, 2023 -Springfield- On Sunday, September 24, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department responded to an apartment in the 100 block of Lionel Benoit Road for a report of a gunshot victim. Officers discovered Javian Lopez, 17, of Springfield, suffering from a gunshot along with three suspects […]

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Aleq Rodriguez arrested in Holyoke murder investigation

Rodriguez, Aleq

  September 22, 2023 -Holyoke- On Thursday, September 21, 2023, members of the United States Marshals Service apprehended Aleq Rodriguez, 22, of Holyoke in Puerto Rico and in connection with the homicide of Edgar Soto-Irizarry on June 22, 2023. During the course of the investigation investigators developed probable cause leading to an arrest warrant and charging […]

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Monica Sanchez arrested for the improper storage of eight firearms in Berkshire Avenue double homicide

Sanchez, Monica

August 30, 2023 -Springfield- On Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Monica Sanchez, 32, of Springfield was arrested and charged with 9 criminal offenses, improper storage of a firearm (8 charges)  and a single charge of possession of a high capacity feeding device. The charges stem from the double homicide that occurred at 174 Berkshire Avenue on August 14, 2023. The […]

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Carlos Cuba and Khair Abdul-Raheem found guilty of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in 2020 Worthington Street stabbing

Cuba, Carlos

August 17, 2023 -Springfield-  On Monday August 14, 2023 a Hampden County Superior Court Jury found Carlos Cuba, 33, of West Springfield and Khair Abdul-Raheem, 34 of East Longmeadow, guilty of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and Carlos Cuba guilty of an additional charge of breaking & entering into vehicle in the daytime. […]

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Gunman opens fire on unsuspecting family, kills himself after carnage

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August 15, 2023 -Springfield- On Monday, August 14 at 2:40 p.m., Springfield Police Officers responded to 174 Berkshire Avenue for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and made entry into the first floor apartment. They immediately observed an adult male, later identified as Victor Nieves, 34, of Springfield, deceased on the floor. Officers also […]

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