State Police investigating fatal crash in Fitchburg

A rollover crash on Route 2 in Fitchburg today resulted in the death of the operator. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Nicholas Pellegrino indicates that at about 11:00 a.m., a 40-year-old woman from Webster was traveling on Route 2 Eastbound between Exits 27 and 28 in Fitchburg in a 2006 Subaru Impreza when, for reasons still…

State Police arrest two for cocaine trafficking in Shrewsbury

A motor vehicle stop on Route 290 in Shrewsbury last night led to the arrest of two people for trafficking in cocaine, among other charges. At about 9:35 p.m., Trooper Thomas Mace pulled over a 2005 Kia Sedona on Route 290 Eastbound for having defective brake lights and improperly using the left lane for travel. …

Norfolk County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 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…

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 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 starting at 3:30 p.m. and continuing in that capacity until 7:00 a.m. Thursday morning. If you have any media related inquiries during that time frame, please contact our Communications Section at 508-820-2121 and…

UPDATE: State Police Investigating Assault in Mattapan

UPDATE: The Massachusetts State Police today continue our investigation into yesterday’s assault on the Neponset Bike Path adjacent to the Ryan Playground in Mattapan. Based on information obtained by State Police Troop H detectives, we believe the attack on the 46-year-old female victim was random.  To protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, at this…

State Police investigating assault in Mattapan

Shortly after 2:00 p.m., an adult female was physically assaulted while walking the bike path adjacent to the Ryan playground, located at 350 River Street in Mattapan. The 46-year-old woman from Dorchester suffered contusion and laceration injuries and was transported by Boston EMS to Beth Israel Hospital in Boston for treatment. She has since been…