FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 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…

13 Grams of Crack Cocaine Seized from Motor Vehicle Stop in Bernardston

At approximately 10:45 p.m., on Saturday, Trooper Anthony Lavigne assigned to the State Police-Shelburne Falls Barracks stopped a 2014 Mercedes-Benz on I-91 northbound just prior to Exit 28 for motor vehicle violations. As a result of an investigation, the driver, MICHAEL TOWNSEND, 42 of Williamstown, VT., and his passenger, WENDY QUADROS, 42, of Graniteville, VT.,…

Troopers Injured After Cruisers are Struck by Suspected OUI Driver

At 12:56 a.m. today a suspected drunk driver struck two Massachusetts State Police cruisers that were stationary during a motor vehicle stop on Route 27 at Westgate Drive in Brockton. The impaired driver’s vehicle, which was traveling north on Route 27, struck the rear of one cruiser, and pushed that cruiser into the rear of…

State Police, Local Police Arrest Holbrook Man, Seize 12 Illegally-Owned Firearms, More than 3,100 Rounds of Ammo, Pills

An investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Crime Gun Unit, with assistance from other State Police units and Holbrook Police, resulted Friday in the arrest of a Holbrook man and the seizure of 12 illegally-owned firearms, more than 3,100 rounds of illegally-owned ammunition, and assorted pills. State Police charged STEPHEN BUCKMAN, 53, with a host…

Update #4: State Police investigating death of woman recovered from Charles River

The State Police have identified the deceased woman recovered from the Charles River on Wednesday as a 23-year-old resident of the Mission Hillneighborhood of Boston.  Furthermore, the investigation into her death to date has revealed no signs of foul play.  The woman’s name is not being released. Barring unforeseen developments, this will be the final update on this…