Troopers Seize Hundreds of Bags of Heroin, Arrest 3, in Holyoke

Massachusetts State Police Release — 09052014 — Troopers Seize Hundreds of Bags of Heroin, Arrest 3, in Holyoke Late last Sunday night, Aug. 31, Trooper Timothy Harrington, who is assigned to the Northampton Barracks, was patrolling Interstate 91 in Holyoke when he observed a brown 2003 Ford Taurus commit numerous motor vehicle violations. Trooper Harrington activated…

MSP, Marine Fisheries Release Photos From Shark Attack Aftermath

A helicopter from the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing responded over the Plymouth coastline yesterday after two kayakers were attacked by a shark off Manomet. The air crew observed the Harbor Master’s rescue operations. Neither woman was injured. Today the Air Wing is flying over the area with a scientist for State Marine Fisheries to allow…

State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash on Rt.24 South in Fall River

Massachusetts State Police Media Release–090314–State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash on Rt.24 South in Fall River   Today at approximately 11:40 a.m., a car and dump truck were involved in a serious crash on Route 24 South at the ramp to Airport Road in Fall River, spilling debris from the commercial vehicle onto the roadway. Troopers from the…

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…