MSP Truck Team Saturates 4 Communities, Finds 128 Violations

The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, along with the State Police Troop A Community Action Team and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s Diesel Emissions Enforcement Team, today conducted a surprise commercial vehicle safety checkpoint in Revere, Chelsea, East Boston and Winthrop. Twenty state troopers split into three teams and saturated state roads in…

Hampshire County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 CONTACT: State Police Office of Media Relations Daytime:7am.-11pm.. (508) 820-2623 Nights & Weekends: (508) 820-2121   STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT   Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in…

Gang Task Force Seizes Stolen Gun from Suspected Drug Dealer

Members of the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, which is comprised of state troopers, local police, and FBI agents, last Thursday night executed a search warrant for narcotics at an apartment on Cottage Street in New Bedford. While inside the apartment, task force members observed a .357 revolver; a check of the gun revealed it…

Abington Man Charged with Trafficking

A joint task force comprised of members of the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, Brockton Police detectives, and an FBI agent yesterday culminated a two-month investigation with the arrest of an Abington man on narcotics charges. The Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force stopped JASON HALTIWANGER, 40, in his car in the parking lot of his apartment…

Marine Unit Arrests Boater Shooting Fireworks

Members of the Massachusetts State Police Marine Unit, while performing a perimeter security patrol along the backside of Logan Airport, yesterday evening arrested a Winthrop man who was shooting fireworks from a boat near Runway 33R. The man’s actions posed no threat or danger to any flights departing from or arriving at Logan. Troopers Steven Culver and Mark Hogan, aboard…

Middlesex County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2014 CONTACT:State Police Office of Media Relations Daytime:7am.-11pm.. (508) 820-2623 Nights & Weekends: (508) 820-2121   STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT   Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in the Counties…