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Two suspects under arrest for recent string of purse snatchings

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Michalczyk November 30, 2021 -Springfield- A recent investigation conducted by Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s SAFE Unit, East Longmeadow Police Department, and the Holyoke Police Department has led to the arrest of two suspects who are believed to be behind a string of “purse snatchings” in East Longmeadow, West Springfield, Holyoke, and Springfield.   Hampden […]

Victim in Springfield Homicide Identified

Victim in Springfield Homicide Identified

November 22, 2021 -Springfield- On Sunday, November 21, 2021 the Springfield Police Department responded to Ablemarle Street between the intersections of Wilbraham Road and Westford Circle for a report of a gunshot victim at approximately 12:40 a.m. Officers located a victim, who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, in a car. Paramedics arrived […]

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Local Non-profits receive $51,500 from District Attorney’s Forfeiture Community Support Grant Program

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November 18, 2021 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni presented eight local non-profits with community support grants totaling $51,500. Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni, stated: “We are delighted and proud to provide resources to very worthy organizations doing important work to help people here in Hampden County. This money is ordered forfeited by […]

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Family of Karen Soucie Seeks Information on the 21st Anniversary of Her Death

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November 3, 2021 marks the 21st anniversary of the discovery of Ms. Karen Soucie’s body. Karen’s family, along with Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni, are asking the public for their help in providing information that would assist law enforcement in bringing closure to her family and the perpetrator to justice.  Karen was found in her […]

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Almando Diaz arrested on murder charge in connection with Chicopee homicide

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November 10, 2021 -Springfield- On Wednesday, March 11, 2021, at approximately 11:52 p.m., members of the Chicopee Police Department responded to calls of possible shots fired in the vicinity of Springfield Street and Walton Street in the City of Chicopee. A short time later, the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of Springfield Street […]

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Eric Reyes arraigned in fatal State Street crash

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November 5, 2021 -Springfield- On November 3, 2021, at approximately 12:30 p.m. the Springfield Police Department responded to the 600 block of State Street for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. It appears, a vehicle operated by Eric Reyes, 26, of Springfield hit a pedestrian on State Street as the pedestrian was crossing. Eric […]

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Johnny Acevedo arrested by SAFE Unit, currently held on dangerousness

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October 28, 2021 -Springfield- On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at approximately 4:15 p.m.Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s SAFE Unit, along with Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, arrested Jonathan Acevedo, AKA “Plainfield Johnny”, on charges of: possession of a firearm, and carrying a loaded firearm, both without a license to carry, possession of high capacity magazine, […]

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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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