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

DeLeo could be further haunted by probation verdict

By Milton J. Valencia and Claire McNeill , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The House speaker himself was never charged, but prosecutors had argued in the trial that he joined in John O’Brien’s conspiracy.

3 guilty in probation corruption case

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

A sweeping verdict found that former chief John O’Brien ran the Probation Department like a criminal enterprise.

Jury deliberations to continue Thursday in probation trial

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff

The jury of seven men and five women in US District Court have been discussing the case for six days.

Everything you need to know about the probation corruption trial

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff

Prosecutors say ex-commissioner John J. O’Brien and top aides ran their department like a criminal enterprise.