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

Prosecutors want Tsarnaev in court for jury selection

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

Prosecutors want Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to attend the next court hearing and sit through jury selection.

Judge in Sampson case could issue sanctions against lawyer

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

Gary Lee Sampson’s defense lawyer, Danalyn Recer, is accused of violating a previous court order in the high-profile case.

Finding cause of death for 3 Blackstone infants difficult

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff

Working with little more than skeletal remains, the state medical examiner faces a significant challenge.

Russian authorities say Tsarnaev defense team claimed to be FBI

By Travis Andersen and Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

Prosecutors said three members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s legal team falsely identified themselves during their investigation.