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Michael Lyncosky held without right to bail pending a dangerousness hearing

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Michael Lyncosky September 23, 2022 -Springfield- Michael Lyncosky, 34, of West Springfield was arraigned today in Springfield District Court on charges relating to an incident in West Springfield, where he is accused to discharging a firearm in front of a residence in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 22nd.   He was arraigned today […]

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Rahul Alam Pleads guilty to 21 count indictment in senior abuse financial scheme

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DA’s Office warns public to be vigilant on latest scam Rahul Alam September 20, 2022 -Springfield- Rahul Alam, 35, of Voorhees, NJ, has plead guilty to a 21 count indictment: attempt to commit a crime (3 counts), larceny more than $1,200.00 (single scheme & false pretense, victim over 60 years or disabled (2 counts),  larceny […]

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Public’s help sought on one year anniversary of Chicopee homicide

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August 18, 2022 -Chicopee- Ahead of the one year anniversary of the shooting that claimed the life of Mr. Luis Vazquez, investigators are seeking the public’s help in their investigation. On Saturday, August 21, 2021 at approximately 1:36 a.m. the Chicopee Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting shots fired in 500 block of Center […]

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Suspect under arrest in fatal Chicopee crash

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August 1, 2022 -Chicopee- On Friday, July 29, 2022 at approximately  11:30 a.m.,  members of the Chicopee Police Department were dispatched to area of  Montgomery and Grattan Streets for a reported vehicle collision.   It appears a Chevy Impala was struck by a Dodge Ram on Montgomery Street while attempting to exit a gas station. The operator […]

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Arrest made in July 23, 2022 Holyoke Homicide

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July 26, 2022 -Holyoke- On Saturday, July 23, 2022 at approximately  12:05 a.m.,  Holyoke Police were dispatched to 35 North Bridge Street for a possible domestic altercation.  Upon arrival, they encountered a female gunshot victim who had passed away as a result of her injuries.  The victim has been identified as Desiree Rivera-Lopez, 36, of Holyoke.    […]

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Arrest made in July 18th Holyoke Homicide

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On Monday, July 18, 2022 at approximately 2:11 a.m. the Holyoke Police Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting in the area of the 30-40 block of North Summer Street. When officers arrived on scene a male gunshot victim was located and treated by emergency medical personnel. He later succumbed to his injuries and passed away. […]

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Victim in Holyoke Homicide Identified

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July 20, 2022 -Holyoke- On Monday, July 18, 2022 at approximately 2:11 a.m. the Holyoke Police Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting in the area of the 30-40 block of North Summer Street. When officers arrived on scene a male gunshot victim was located and treated by emergency medical personnel. He later succumbed to his injuries and […]

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Victim in Springfield homicide identified

Victim in Springfield homicide identified

July 12, 2022 -Springfield- On Sunday, July 3, 2022 at approximately 3:30 a.m. the Springfield Police Department responded to a call for shots fired, a shot spotter activation, and a report of a group of people fighting  near the intersection of Terrence and State Streets.  On scene, responding officers observed damage to several vehicles, which […]

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Victim in Springfield homicide identified

Victim in Springfield homicide identified

June 30, 2022 -Springfield- On Sunday, June 26, 2022 at approximately 6:30 p.m. the Springfield Police Department responded to the 100 block of Genesee Street for a reported gunshot victim.  On scene, responding officers located an adult male who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Baystate Medical Center where […]

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Use of breathalyzer tests in prosecutions to resume in Hampden County

Use of breathalyzer tests in prosecutions to resume in Hampden County

June 30, 2022 -Springfield- Beginning July 1, 2022, the use of breath tests, commonly known as a breathalyzer, as evidence in criminal prosecutions will resume in Hampden County. Arrests occurring through local and state police departments will again involve the admission of breath test evidence in cases of individuals charged with the operation of a […]

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