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 the Holyoke Police Department and the Hampden District Attorney’s Special Victims Unit. The investigation revealed Lamont Johnson had raped, sexually abused, and physically assaulted three victims under the age of 14.
Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni stated, “I am overwhelmed by the courageousness of the victims in this case who testified in open court to the horrific acts perpetrated against them. I thank the detectives and investigators from the Holyoke Police Department, the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, Baystate’s Family Advocacy Center, and my office’s Special Victims Unit. Particularly, I want to highlight the dedicated, tireless work of Assistant District Attorney Amy Wilson. She and her colleagues fought for justice and for those children. I am incredibly proud of her work and I hope the public is, too.”
Assistant District Attorney Amy Wilson successfully represented the Commonwealth in this case.