Joel Martinez, WWLP-22News

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Past articles by Joel:

West Springfield Police searching for alleged credit card fraud suspect

Police need the public’s help in identifying a woman who is accused of identity theft and credit card fraud. → Read More

Springfield man allegedly beat & stabbed an elderly man

Police arrested a man from Springfield after he allegedly stabbed an elderly man during a fight on Riverdale Street in West Springfield. → Read More

Fire caused $15K worth of damage to a house in Springfield

The Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad is investigating a “suspicious fire” that damaged a house on Tyler Street in Springfield, Wednesday night. → Read More

Arson investigating the cause of a fire at Forest Park

Springfield firefighters controlled a brush fire late Wednesday afternoon that started in the woods at Forest Park. → Read More

Police: 2 alleged shoplifters arrested in Longmeadow

Police arrested two suspects on Tuesday who may have been involved in multiple shoplifting throughout western Massachusetts. → Read More

Massachusetts man accused of murder on Easter Sunday

Police added an armed and dangerous man to Massachusetts “Most Wanted” list for a murder that happened in Lynn on April 16th. → Read More

Wally the Alligator died at the Forest Park Zoo

The Forest Park Zoo announced on Friday that the American Alligator who went undetected for about 26 years in West Springfield had died. → Read More

Man arrest for 4th OUI after hitting State Police cruiser

Massachusetts State Police arrested a 59-year-old man Thursday night after a cruiser was hit near a construction area in Methuen. → Read More

West Springfield Police: Man was stabbed in the head & neck

Police arrested a man in West Springfield, Wednesday night, after another man was stabbed in the head on Cook Street. → Read More

State Police: Llama was on the loose in Russell

Massachusetts State Police were busy early Thursday morning trying to capture a loose llama on Route 23 in Russell. → Read More

Video: Bear climbed onto porch in Easthampton

As 22News has been reporting, the weather is getting nicer and bears are starting to roam around western Massachusetts. → Read More

Pittsfield man arrested on gun charge after car & foot chase

Police arrested a man from Pittsfield, Wednesday, after he was caught driving his grandmother’s car with a suspended license. → Read More

Ware man wanted by police arrested at Walmart

A man who had an active warrant out for his arrest was caught Tuesday night at the Walmart Supercenter in Ware. → Read More

Springfield man allegedly caught with heroin & loaded handgun

Holyoke Police arrested a man from Springfield on Monday after he was allegedly seen stumbling around on Lincoln Street. → Read More

Amherst man in critical condition after motorcycle accident

Amherst and State Police are investigating the cause of a single motorcycle accident that happened Monday afternoon. → Read More

House damaged by fire in Chicopee

Chicopee Firefighters were called to Zoar Avenue in Chicopee, Friday night, to control a house fire. → Read More

104th Fighter Wing to conduct flyover along the Boston Marathon route

The 104th Fighter Wing announced they’re conducting a fly over during the Boston Marathon, and also providing security on the ground. → Read More

Local police officers participate in the Honor Guard at Red Sox game

Western Massachusetts was represented at the Boston Red Sox game, Friday night, at Fenway Park in Boston. → Read More

2 people taken to hospital after Springfield fire

Springfield Firefighters were called to a fire on Shelby Street, Thursday night, that left four people homeless. → Read More

About 30 youths found at underage drinking party in Franklin County

A Northfield resident is being investigated after their home was allegedly used for an underage drinking party Tuesday night. → Read More