3 arrested, 1 at large for a 2013 Holyoke homicide

Juan S. Quinones was shot several times on June 2, 2013

Roland Colon, Joshua Santos and Jose Santiago (Photo Courtesy: Holyoke Police Dept.)

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Holyoke Police arrested three suspects in connection to the 2013 homicide of Juan S. Quinones of Springfield. Police were still 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.


Photos: March Mug Shots


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, Pennsylvania on March 27th on the Holyoke warrant for murder. Santos was incarcerated in the Ludlow jail on unrelated charges; he was served with the warrant for murder by detectives on Friday at the jail.

Santiago was arrested on March 27th in Holyoke and charged with the warrant for murder, firearms and narcotics charges, Lt. Albert said. 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 was 24-year-old Jose Rodriguez, aka “Bugout” of Springfield. A warrant for murder was issued for his arrest. Rodriguez was considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

This was an on-going investigation and anyone with information regarding the homicide was 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.