Hampden County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 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…

State Police investigating serious crash in Dartmouth

An early morning crash on Route 195  in the area of Exit 12 in Dartmouth resulted in serious injuries. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Adam Rego indicates that at about 2:30 a.m., a 41-year-old man from Stratford, Connecticut was traveling on Route 195 Eastbound in a 2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse at a high rate of speed.  The…

Preliminary on Ongoing Incidents in Attleboro

This is a preliminary report. These are developing incidents.  Troopers from multiple Massachusetts State Police units have responded to two separate scenes on Interstate 95 in Attleboro, one northbound and the other southbound, both occurring in close proximity of time. Preliminary information indicates both incidents have resulted in fatalities.  At this point it is not…

State Police Announce Major Changes to Tow Service Process

Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, today announced that the Department is introducing a new contracting policy for tow companies. After months of research and stakeholder outreach ordered by Colonel Gilpin, State Police today posted a request for responses, or RFR, for towing, recovery, service, and HAZMAT contracts in Troop H,…

Monday on-call status for the Office of Media Relations

Be advised, the Massachusetts State Police Office of Media Relations will be functioning in an on-call capacity on Monday, September 16, 2019 starting at 3:30 p.m. and continuing in that capacity until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. If you have any media related inquiries during that time frame, please contact our Communications Section at 508-820-2121 and…