MSP, BPD Investigating Series of Assaults, Robberies in Jamaica Plain; Patrol Frequency Increased; Public Vigilance Urged

The Massachusetts State Police and Boston Police in recent days have responded to and investigated several incidents in which pedestrians were assaulted or robbed in the Jackson Square and Southwest Corridor area of Jamaica Plain.  Investigation indicates that a group of around 10 juveniles, ranging in age from elementary-school age to teenager, have assaulted passersby…

Hampden County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2019 CONTACT: State Police Office of Media Relations Daytime: 7am.-11pm. (508) 820-2623 Nights & Weekends: (508) 820-2121 STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, 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…

Man Arrested After Assaulting Trooper

Just after 2 p.m. today Massachusetts State Troopers responded to reports of a disabled vehicle on Route 91 Northbound blocking part of the right travel lane and ramp to Exit 3 in Springfield. Upon the arrival of a Trooper assigned to State Police-Springfield,  it was determined the vehicle would need to be removed expeditiously as…

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Seekonk Crash

Update: The victim in last Thursday’s fatal crash in Seekonk has been identified as Peter Weaver, 56, of Cranston, R.I. The facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by troopers assigned to the Dartmouth Barracks with assistance from the State Police Collison Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, Bristol County State…