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Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Michael Chapman Charged With Possessing Child Pornography

Defendant has prior convictions for rape of a child, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, and a child pornography offense BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News) – A Worcester man was charged in federal court in Worcester with possession of child pornography. Michael Chapman, 62, was charged with one count of possession of child pornography. … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Michael Chapman Charged With Possessing Child Pornography

US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — This industrial city in central Massachusetts has had many nicknames through the years, including “the Heart of the Commonwealth” and “Wormtown.” Among them was this less-known medical moniker: “Hepatitisville.” Worcester has endured several outbreaks of the liver-battering disease, including one that sidelined 90 members of a college football team in 1969. … Continue reading US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

Massachusetts News: Spencer Man, Melvin Burgos Charged with Federal Cocaine Offense

Defendant also allegedly attempted to arrange sale of thousands of fentanyl pills BOSTON, Ms. – A Spencer man was arrested today and charged in federal court in Worcester with cocaine distribution. Melvin Burgos, 33, was charged by criminal complaint with possessing approximately one kilogram of cocaine with intent to distribute. He will appear in federal … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Spencer Man, Melvin Burgos Charged with Federal Cocaine Offense

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Franklin Safo-Agyare Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession

BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Franklin Safo-Agyare, a/k/a “Frankie So Smooth,” 25, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Patti B. Saris to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release, the first … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Franklin Safo-Agyare Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Adam Germano Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Charges

BOSTON, Ms – A Worcester man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Worcester for his role in a methamphetamine conspiracy. Adam Germano, 37, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and to distributing methamphetamine from Las Vegas to Worcester. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled sentencing for Jan. 4, 2019. Germano was arrested … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Adam Germano Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Charges

Massachusetts News: Connecticut Woman, Melissa Rock Sentenced for Federal Drug Conspiracy

BOSTON, Ms. – A Connecticut woman was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for her role in a federal drug conspiracy. Melissa Rock, 40, of Woodstock, Conn., formerly of Pemaquid, Maine, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to one year and one day in prison and three years of supervised … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Connecticut Woman, Melissa Rock Sentenced for Federal Drug Conspiracy

WORCESTER, Mass | Gun control activists marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ

WORCESTER, Mass— Gun control advocates, including one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and the parents of one of the victims, are marching 50 miles (80 kilometers) across Massachusetts this week to the headquarters of gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson as part of a youth-led push for stricter gun laws. About 40 … Continue reading WORCESTER, Mass | Gun control activists marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ