Milton J. Valencia

Valencia covers the federal courts and law enforcement for the Metro desk. He has been with the Globe since 2007, as a regional reporter and as a general assignment reporter on the morning and night shifts. His stories focus on quality-of-life issues, while also analyzing crime trends and law enforcement policies.

Latest stories

Hundreds in Boston will protest Vermont ICE arrests

By , Globe Staff

Prominent activists Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar were taken into custody last week in Burlington, Vt.

‘He has no idea what he’s done to my family’

By , Globe Staff

While a jury held Barry Cadden accountable for sending out tainted drugs, it refused to hold him directly responsible for 25 deaths.

While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, a life-changing 112 days


Few walks compare to the highs and lows of the scenic Pacific Crest Trail.

NECC verdict could serve as blueprint for other trials

By , Globe Staff

In an unusual twist, the jurors in Barry Cadden’s case marked their vote tallies on the verdict slip.