3 arrested, 1 at large for a 2013 Holyoke homicide

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Holyoke Police have arrested three suspects in connection to the 2013 homicide of Juan S. Quinones of Springfield. Now police are searching for a fourth suspect.

Holyoke Police Lt. Jim Albert told 22News that police arrested 37-year-old Roland Colon of Ware, 26-year-old Joshua Santos of Springfield, and 21-year-old Jose Santiago of Holyoke for the homicide of 34-year-old Quinones.

Quinones was shot several times on June 2, 2013 near the intersection of Cabot and South Summer Streets in Holyoke.

According to Lt. Albert, Colon was arrested in Harrisburg, PA on March 27th on the Holyoke warrant for murder.

Santos is currently incarcerated in the Ludlow jail on unrelated charges. He was served with the warrant for murder by detectives Friday at the jail.

Santiago was arrested on March 27th in Holyoke and charged with the warrant for murder, firearms and narcotics charges, said Lt. Albert. A .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol, heroin and marijuana were also recovered by the Holyoke Police Narcotics Unit.

Jose Rodriguez aka Bugout (Photo Courtesy: Holyoke Police Dept.)
Jose Rodriguez aka Bugout (Photo Courtesy: Holyoke Police Dept.)

The fourth suspect, currently at large, is 24-year-old Jose Rodriguez, aka “Bugout” of Springfield. A warrant for murder has been issued for his arrest.

If anyone should encounter Jose Rodriguez, he is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Contact the nearest Police Department via “911” immediately.

This is an active and on-going investigation and anyone with information regarding this homicide is encouraged to call the Holyoke Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 413-322-6940.

The Holyoke Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau, in conjunction with State Police Detectives assigned to Hampden County District Attorney Mark Mastroianni’s Office and Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Unit (VFAS), severed the warrants.

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