UPDATE Pedestrian Struck on Memorial Drive

Massachusetts State Police Media Release– 08192014–Pedestrian Struck on Memorial Drive    UPDATED Today at 7:00 a.m. troopers from the State Police Barracks in Boston responded to report of a pedestrian being struck on Memorial Drive eastbound in Cambridge.  The crash happened east of the Mass Ave Bridge. Memorial Drive eastbound was closed for approximately 2 hours…

State Police Investigate Pedestrian Crash on Memorial Drive

Massachusetts State Police Media Release– 08192014–Pedestrian Struck on Memorial Drive   This is a preliminary release   Today at 7:00 a.m. troopers from the State Police Barracks in Boston responded to report of a pedestrian being struck on Memorial Drive eastbound in Cambridge.  The crash happened east of the Mass Ave Bridge. Currently, Memorial Drive…

State Police make Arrests and Seize Illegally Possessed Firearm in Lowell

Massachusetts State Police Release – 08182014 – State Police make Arrests and Seize Illegally Possessed Firearm in Lowell Yesterday morning at approximately 2:22 a.m., Trooper Douglas Dolan of the Troop A Community Action Team (A-CAT), was on patrol of Dutton Street in the city of Lowell when he observed a Nissan Altima turning onto Broadway…

Violations Found on Truck Involved in Fatal Brockton Crash

August 15, 2014—The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section responded to yesterday’s fatal crash on Battles Street in Brockton involving a tractor-trailer dump truck and a child on roller blades. A subsequent inspection of the truck, which was carrying a cargo of scrap metal, resulted the issuance of two citations to the company that…

Truck Team Continues to Cite Drivers With Unsecured Loads

Aug. 15, 2014–The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (CVES) continues to target truck drivers and contractors who are not securing their loads as required by law. The two photos below are trucks stopped yesterday afternoon, their drivers each cited for unsecured loads. The truck in the top photo was stopped on Route 93…

Essex County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 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…