MSP Fugitive Unit and Partner Officers Capture Armed Suspect, Wanted for Firearms Crimes, Out on Bail for Prior Gun Offense

Troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, along with their partners from the United States Marshals, local police, and the Massachusetts Parole Department, this morning located and arrested a suspect wanted on multiple warrants for weapons and assault crimes. Troopers, Deputy US Marshals, members of a US Marshals Task Force, and Parole…

Troopers Respond to Medical Emergency at Blue Hills Ski Area

At approximately 4:30 p.m., the Canton Police Department, Canton Fire Department, and Troopers from the State Police-Milton Barracks responded to a report of a 7-year-old boy who fell from a chair lift at the Blue Hills Ski Area located at 4001 Washington St. in Canton. The child was transported by medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Boston…

Troopers Arrest Man Trafficking Fentanyl

At approximately 4:20 p.m. yesterday Trooper Cody Smith, assigned to State Police-Dartmouth, was stationary monitoring traffic on Route 24 southbound in Freetown. At that time he observed a red Nissan Murano traveling approximately 80 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone. He also observed the operator holding a cell phone in his…

Troopers Arrest Three for Trafficking Heroin, Fentanyl

At approximately 1 a.m. today a Trooper assigned to State Police-Shelburne Falls was on patrol on Route 91 in Bernardston when he observed a speeding Chevrolet Silverado pass his location. The Trooper entered traffic and caught up to the Silverado, clocking its speed at 88 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone.…

Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash on Turnpike Off-Ramp in Weston

At approximately 1:52 a.m. today Massachushetts State Troopers assigned to the State Police-Weston Barracks responded to crash involving a car and a tractor trailer on the ramp from the Massachushetts Turnpike eastbound at Exit 123 (former Exit 14) in Weston.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2002 Toyota Camry being operated by a 30-year-old Ashland man…

Troopers Arrest Wanted Man and Woman Trafficking Cocaine after Pursuit

At approximately 7 p.m. yesterday Trooper Anthony Lavigne, assigned to State Police Shelburne Falls, was patrolling Route 91 in Greenfield. At that time he observed a gray Kia sedan make numerous marked lanes violations while traveling above the posted speed limit. He activated his emergency lights and siren signaling the Kia to pull over, however,…