US Attorney Lends Support to Worcester Inmate Re-entry Program

Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early, Worcester Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis, U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz, and Worcester Police Sgt. Stephen Roche, left to right, announce the new reentry initiative program in Worcester Superior Court Tuesday. (T&G Staff/RICK CINCLAIR) Tuesday, September 24, 2013 TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF By Gary V. Murray WORCESTER — Federal, state and local […]

Worcester County Sheriff Teams Up with New England Revolution for Annual Coat Drive

        New England Revolution star forward and Leominster native Diego Fagundez (left) holds a jacket with Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis (middle) and Revs Mascot Slyde (right) following practice at Gillette Stadium. Milford Patch – September 13, 2013 Fall is a beautiful time in New England, but it’s also a reminder that […]

Face-to-Face Aims to Keep Young Mass. People Away From Drugs

NECN: Mike Cronin Coming face to face with addiction, a new program aims to educate young people about substance abuse and its consequences. Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis tells students at Sullivan Middle School in Worcester to stay away from drugs. He says a lot of people end up in his jail after they started […]

Worcester County Sheriff Opens Support Service Center for Prisoners

By Staff reports August 29, 2013 GateHouse Media In the commonwealth of Massachusetts including Worcester County, nearly 40 percent of offenders return to prison within three years of their release. Many offenders reenter society with few resources and little direction, a scenario which often leads to the commission of new crimes and a revolving door […]