Massachusetts State Police Statement on Christchurch Attacks

The Massachusetts State Police Division of Homeland Security continues to monitor developments in the Christchurch mosque attacks, and we remain in contact with our federal law enforcement partners regarding the ongoing investigation by New Zealand authorities. At this time there are no specific credible threats to any mosques or other houses of worship in Massachusetts.…

Baker-Polito Administration Brings Awareness to Dangers Of Illegally Driving Under The Influence

Broad coalition of stakeholders endorse Administration’s impaired driving proposal BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker today joined Administration officials, public safety leaders and advocates from both the public and private sector to bring awareness to the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The group also highlighted a campaign to educate cannabis users…

MCCA TO HOLD FULL SCALE ACTIVE SHOOTER EXERCISE AT BCEC

Operation Vanguard presents opportunity to identify, coordinate and test public safety protocols for large venues BOSTON ―The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) will host an Active Shooter Exercise, Operation Vanguard, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) on Friday, March 22. The MCCA and its partner Public Safety agencies including the Boston Police Department,…

Massport Vehicle, Reported Stolen, Has Been Recovered; Investigation Ongoing

A Massachusetts Port Authority vehicle, which was reported stolen last night at Logan Airport, has been recovered by Massachusetts State Police. No arrests have been made in connection with the vehicle and the investigation is ongoing. No further information is being released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.  Please note: Apparently…

Troopers Arrest Two Men on Weapons and Drug Charges

Just before 2:00 a.m. today Trooper Daniel Dziminski, assigned to the Springfield Barracks, was patrolling Route 91 in Springfield when he conducted a traffic stop on a white Nissan Altima he determined to have a suspended registration. Through subsequent investigation on scene, Trooper Dziminski determined the passenger, JOSE RIVERA, 41 of Holyoke, had an active…

MSP Gang Unit arrests man for cocaine trafficking in Lakeville

On Friday, members of the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit applied for and received a search warrant for a residence located on North Precinct Street in Lakeville based upon probable cause that a resident was illegally selling controlled substances.  The target of the investigation was 39-year-old BRIAN MACLAY. On Sunday at about 4:35 p.m., members…