Narcotics Task Force Arrests Three Members of Head Shot Mafia Fentanyl Crew

Following a month-long investigation by a Massachusetts State Police drug task force, three members of a violent Brockton drug crew were arrested and charged in connection with operating a fentanyl delivery service. One member of the drug organization remains at large.  Placido Armando Pereira, 33; Natalio Miranda, 28; and Djoy Defrancesco, 23, all of Brockton, were arrested this morning and charged with conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent…

Joint Investigation Yields Four Arrests, Four Kilos of Fentanyl

A joint investigation by federal Homeland Security Investigations, Massachusetts State Police, and Revere Police led to the arrests yesterday of four drug suspects and the seizure of four kilograms of fentanyl. During the course of the investigation, a purchase of the four kilograms was negotiated with the suspects, at a cost of $60,000 per kilogram.…

State Police investigating fatal crash in Springfield

A late-night crash yesterday resulted in the death of the operator. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Kevin Quiterio indicates that at about 10:00 p.m., an adult male was traveling in the right travel lane on Route 91 Southbound at Exit 4 in in Springfield in a 2004 Toyota Highlander when, for reasons still under investigation, he…

Update: Victim Identified from Fatal Brimfield Crash

Update: The victim in Friday’s fatal crash in Brimfield has been identified as William Visneau, 58, of Brimfield. The facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by troopers assigned to the Sturbridge Barracks with assistance from the State Police Collison Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, Hampden County State Police Detective…

Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash in Brimfield

At approximately 2:10 p.m. today numerous 911 callers reported a head-on collision between a 2019 Nissan Versa and a 2015 Volvo S60 on Route 20 in the area of New Holland Road in Brimfield. Serious injuries were reported in both vehicles. Troopers assigned to State Police-Sturbridge responded to the scene along with Brimfield Fire and…

K9 Cairo Led Troopers on a Track and Safely Located a Woman with Dementia

Notable K9 Activity Earlier today Massachusetts State Troopers patrolling the area of the Sturbridge Barracks were notified of a woman in her late 50’s suffering from dementia who had gone missing. Trooper Scott Davis, with his K9 partner Cairo, responded to her last known location where her husband was able to provide some bedding as…