• prosecutors Jan 6

    2 Massachusetts District Attorneys Will Not Seek Reelection

    Two longtime Massachusetts district attorneys have announced that they will not seek reelection this year. Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett made their announcements in separate statements on Wednesday. Both first took office in 2003. The Republican O’Keefe called his time as DA the honor of his professional life. Blodgett, a Democrat,...

  • lawrence Oct 16, 2021

    NH Man Charged in Lawrence Stabbing Death

    A New Hampshire man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing Friday morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Lawrence police were called to an address on Broadway around 9:45 a.m. for a reported assault and battery in progress, the Essex District Attorney’s Office said. An adult male was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has...

  • lawrence Aug 3, 2021

    Arrest Made in Fatal 2017 Shooting in Lawrence

    Authorities say an arrest has been made in connection with the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old woman in 2017 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Emanuel Disla, 18, of Lawrence, is charged with murder and is expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Lawrence District Court, the Essex District Attorney’s Office said. He is charged with killing Mindy Tran, who was found shot multiple…

  • Massachusetts Nov 27, 2019

    Company Involved in Haverhill Construction Death Also Saw Workplace Fatality in 2016

    The company working at a bridge project in Haverhill, Massachusetts, where one worker died and another was injured Wednesday has a history of serious workplace safety violations, including a 2016 incident in which an employee was killed, according to federal records reviewed by the NBC10 Boston Investigators. Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation identified the two workers who were...

  • Massachusetts Nov 27, 2019

    1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured in Accident at Bridge Construction Project on I-495 in Haverhill

    One person was killed and a second badly injured in an accident at a bridge construction project on Interstate 495 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning. The Essex District Attorney’s Office said one person was confirmed dead at the scene and another was taken by medical helicopter to Lahey Hospital in Burlington where he underwent surgery. His condition is not...

  • Massachusetts Oct 25, 2019

    Man in 1998 Child Sex Assault Extradited to Mass

  • Karla Rendon-Alvarez Aug 27, 2019

    Witnesses to Deadly Lynn Playground Shooting Urged to Contact Authorities

    Investigators are asking any witnesses to come forward after a deadly shooting at a playground in Lynn, Massachusetts. Four people were shot Saturday evening at Warren Street Playground. One of the victims, identified as 34-year-old Brandon Jesurum, died from his injuries after being taken to Salem Hospital. Rogelleo Morrison, 43, and Luis Falcon, 25, both residents of Lynn, were arrested Sunday night.

  • Massachusetts Aug 26, 2019

    Man Killed in Lynn Quadruple Shooting Identified, 2 Charged

    Two men have been arrested in connection to a quadruple shooting that left one man dead and three others injured at a Lynn, Massachusetts playground over the weekend. Lynn residents Rogelleo Morrison, 43, and Luis Falcon, 25, were arrested Sunday night, a day after the shootings at the Warren Street Playground, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office.

  • Massachusetts Aug 21, 2019

    Woman Charged With Murder in Steak Knife Stabbing That Killed Lynn Man

    A Massachusetts woman accused of stabbing a man to death with a steak knife Monday night in Lynn was charged with murder and ordered held without bail on Tuesday, according to the Essex District Attorney’s office. Beatrice Ortiz, 34, of Lynn, was arrested at her home after 36-year-old Lynn resident Charles Stankiewicz was stabbed in the area of Union and...

  • Massachusetts Aug 19, 2019

    Man Fatally Stabbed in Lynn, Authorities Investigating

    A man was stabbed to death Monday in Lynn, Massachusetts, authorities said. The stabbing took place on Union Street near Green Street, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office. The 36-year-old victim was taken to NSMC Salem Hospital and pronounced dead there.

  • Massachusetts Aug 9, 2019

    Man Charged With Slaying of Food Delivery Driver, Rape to Claim Insanity Defense

    The New Hampshire man charged with killing a food delivery driver in Massachusetts, raping a convenience store worker, and shooting two other women in 2017 will use an insanity defense at trial. The Salem News reports that the lawyer for 23-year-old Brian Brito, of Manchester, New Hampshire, filed a formal notice on Wednesday, saying his client has a lack of...

  • Massachusetts Jul 25, 2019

    Man Charged With Murder of Homeless Woman Found in River to Face Judge

    A man accused of killing a homeless 24-year-old woman whose body was found in a Massachusetts river is expected to be arraigned Thursday. Lawrence resident Giovanni Lebron, 24, was arrested Wednesday on charges of murder, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office. He is charged in connection to the death of woman whose body was found in the Spicket River...

  • Attorney Jul 16, 2019

    Girl Killed in Lawrence Crash ID'd; ‘It's Unreal,' Dad Says

    The girl killed in a car crash in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Saturday was identified Monday as Taysha Rohena Silva, 11, from Peabody. Authorities had previously said the slain girl was eight years old. Taysha’s 8-year-old sister was also injured in the crash, along with Taysha’s mother, the mother’s boyfriend and Taysha’s 15-year-old cousin. All four remain hospitalized in Boston “with serious...

  • Attorney Jul 15, 2019

    Police: Man Arrested in Connection to Lawrence Crash That Killed Child

    A man was arrested Sunday in connection to the two-car crash that killed a child in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the Essex District Attorney’s Office said, revealing that the suspect was allegedly fleeing police at the time of the wreck. Selvin Manuel Lima, 23, of Lawrence, is facing charges of manslaughter, motor vehicle homicide by reckless operation, four counts of assault and...

  • Massachusetts Jun 27, 2019

    DA Investigating Deaths of 5 Massachusetts Infants

    The Essex District Attorney’s Office is investigating the recent deaths of five Massachusetts infants, three of whom were involved with the state’s child welfare agency. The three deaths involving the Department of Children and Families happened in Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen. Sources told NBC10 Boston’s Investigators that two of the deaths do not appear to be tied to abuse or...

  • homicide Jun 20, 2019

    Homicide Under Investigation in Lawrence

    Massachusetts authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a man in Lawrence. Police responded to the area of 75 Manchester St. at 5:50 a.m. Wednesday for a reported body. When officers arrived, the body of a 48-year-old man was discovered. The man has not been identified.

  • homicide Jun 20, 2019

    Homicide Under Investigation in Lawrence

    Massachusetts authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a man in Lawrence. Police responded to the area of 75 Manchester St. at 5:50 a.m. Wednesday for a reported body. When officers arrived, the body of a 48-year-old man was discovered. The man has not been identified.

  • Massachusetts Jul 1, 2019

    Man Accused of Dropping 13-Year-Old Girl at Hospital Near Death Gets Added Charge of Rape

    A man accused of giving a 13-year-old cocaine and dropping her off at a Massachusetts hospital before she died is now facing a child rape charge in connection to the case. Carlos Rivera, 47, of Lawrence, was arrested May 25 after officials reviewed surveillance footage and spent days investigating the mystery of Chloe Ricard’s death. The Amesbury girl was left...

  • Massachusetts May 29, 2019

    DA: Man Held After 13-Year-Old's Death Sexually Assaulted, Gave Cocaine to Teen Girls

    The man accused of giving a 13-year-old girl cocaine and dropping her off at a Massachusetts hospital last week shortly before she died was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Tuesday morning. Carlos Rivera, 47, of Lawrence, was arrested on Saturday after officials reviewed surveillance footage and spent days investigating the mystery of Chloe Ricard’s death. The Amesbury girl...

  • Massachusetts May 27, 2019

    Man Charged After Leaving Teen at Hospital to Be Arraigned

    The man who police have arrested in the case of a 13-year-old girl who was dropped off at Lawrence General Hospital earlier this week and later died is set to be arraigned in court on Tuesday. Chloe Ricard of Amesbury was left at the hospital at 4:47 p.m. on Monday, according to police.

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