MSP Statement on Attack on Group of People in Virginia

Massachusetts State Police Release — 08122017 — MSP Statement on Attack on Group of People in Virginia The Commonwealth Fusion Center, part of the Massachusetts State Police Division of Homeland Security and Preparedness, continues to monitor the investigation into the apparent car attack on a group of people in Virginia. If any confirmed suspects are…

UPDATE Details on Arrest of AMBER Suspect and Recovery of Child

  UPDATE: LEEANN RICKHEIT, 38, the suspect arrested in last night’s AMBER Alert, is expected to be arraigned this morning in Dudley District Court on several charges, including attempted murder. When state troopers from the MSP’s Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section located RICKHEIT’s car in the woods early this morning, RICKHEIT and her daughter were in…

UPDATE: Child and mother in Worcester AMBER Alert found alive.

UPDATE:  The mother and child being sought in the AMBER Alert have been located in a vehicle in a wooded area in Charlton. Both are conscious and alert and are being taken to area hospitals for examination. LEEANN RICKHEIT, 38, is being transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital under police guard. The exact charges against her will be…

State Police Issue Worcester AMBER Alert

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 08092017 – State Police Issue Worcester AMBER Alert The Massachusetts State Police, on behalf of the Worcester Police Department, are issuing an AMBER Alert. At approximately 7:45 p.m. this evening, Ella Abbott was taken from 339 Greenwood Street in Worcester by her mother, Leeann Rickheit. Rickheit made threats to…