On-call Status for the State Police Office of Media Relations

Be advised, the Massachusetts State Police – Office of Media Relations will be functioning in an on-call capacity beginning tonight at 3:00 p.m., and continuing in that capacity until 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, March 25th. If you have any media related inquiries during that time frame, please contact the Commonwealth Watch Center at 508-820-2121 and…

Troopers Arrest Two Men on Weapons and Drug Charges

Just before 5:00 p.m. yesterday Trooper Ricky Chiampi, of the State Police Barracks in Revere, observed a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado with a rejected inspection sticker on Squire Road in Revere. Trooper Chiampi caught up to the truck and followed it for a short time eventually stopping it after the operator failed to signal a turn.…

Troopers On-Scene of 2 Separate Tractor-Trailer Crashes; More Than a Thousand Packages Spilled on Highway

Late Wednesday night Troopers responded to two separate crashes involving tractor-trailers on Route 495 southbound in Chelmsford. The separate crashes occurred around 10:30 and remain under investigation.  One crash involved a tractor-trailer and a personal vehicle. The second crash involved two tractor-trailers, one of which, a UPS truck dropped its large cargo of parcels onto…

Essex County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 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 Counties…

MSP Troopers, Pittsfield Police Arrest Suspects in Shoplifting Scheme

Shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday, Massachusetts State Police Troop B Headquarters and Troopers assigned to the State Police-Cheshire Barracks were notified that North Adams Police were seeking two male suspects who fled after attempting to return stolen merchandise worth nearly $2,000 to a Walmart. The suspects fled in a pickup truck as North Adams Police…

Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics

March 19, 2019 – State Police recovered approximately 23 grams of narcotics after a motor vehicle stop in Saugus. Yesterday, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Trooper Christopher Kane from the State Police-Revere Barracks stopped a blue Nissan Altima for motor vehicle violations on Palmer Avenue in Saugus. The operator, MANUEL LANDESTOY, 34, was found outside the…