Troopers Arrest Man on Firearms, Narcotics Offenses

Shortly after 3:30pm yesterday, while on patrol on Bullard Street in New Bedford, Troop D CAT Team Trooper’s conducted a traffic stop on a black Lincoln LS as they observed the operator texting and driving.  While speaking to the operator, identified as SEVERN WILLIAMS, 20, of New Bedford, it was discovered he was in possession…

Massachusetts State Police Add Accused Child Rapist to Most Wanted List

The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section today added ZION PIERRE VAZQUEZ, 31, an accused child rapist from Leominster, to the Department’s Most Wanted list.  VAZQUEZ is suspected to have committed multiple sexual assaults against a child who was under ten years old over an extended period of time. In 2013,  following an investigation…

Officials to Discuss Security/Transportation Plans for Encore Casino

Officials to increase awareness about public safety and transportation plans in advance of the resort-casino’s June 23 opening State and local officials will join Encore Boston Harbor representatives to discuss public safety and transportation preparations in advance of the resort-casino’s grand opening on June 23, 2019.  The media advisory will be held on the Encore…

MSP, Lawrence Police, Essex Sheriff’s Dept. Conduct Zero-Tolerance Initiative

The Massachusetts State Police, Lawrence Police, and Essex County Sheriff’s Department yesterday concluded a four-night Zero Tolerance Initiative in Lawrence that resulted in numerous arrests, most for drug and motor vehicle offenses. The initiative sought to reinforce the tone that law enforcement will not abide any criminal offenses, including street-level drug crimes and motor vehicle…

Community Action Team nabs suspected heroin trafficker in Lawrence

A motor vehicle stop by a member of the Troop A Community Action Team on Bennington Street in Lawrence last night led to the arrest of a Bradford man for trafficking heroin, among other charges. At about 7:10 p.m. yesterday, Trooper Nicholas Neczypyr pulled over a 2002 Nissan Altima on Bennington Street at Park Street…

MSP, Watertown PD, Waltham PD, Newton PD and DCR Launch Joint Summer Patrols for Charles River Upper Basin

The Massachusetts State Police, Waltham Police Department, Watertown Police Department, and Newton Police Department, along with the Department of Conservation and Recreation, are partnering in a summer initiative to enhance safety along the Riverwalk and other parkland along the Charles River Upper Basin. Troopers and Officers this weekend will launch Project Safe Summer, a joint…