Plymouth County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 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…

Captured! Bernardston Man Arrested at Remote Cabin in Bernardston

Just before 9:00 p.m., last night, A 49 year-old Bernardston man was taken into custody by Troopers Anthony Lavigne and Michael Szawlowski at a remote cabin off Haigis Branch Road in Bernardston. Due to the remote location, troopers had to walk a quarter-mile via a trail without access to cell phones and radio coverage. The…

Troopers Arrest Man for Distribution of Narcotics after Crash

Just before 11 p.m. yesterday Troopers Katherine Sullivan and Brian Galvin responded to reports of a single vehicle crash on Route 24 southbound prior to Exit 15 in West Bridgewater. Upon their arrival the operator of the vehicle that crashed, identified as ANTHONY VIVERITO, 20, of Fall River, was seated in the vehicle of a…

Holyoke Man Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine

At about 2:00 a.m. yesterday morning, Trooper Joseph Ballotte from the State Police – Northampton Barracks stopped a red Nissan Maxima on Pine Street in Holyoke for operating with a defective headlight. Trooper Ballotte spoke with the operator, OSCARLO HERNANDEZ, 26 of Holyoke, who produced a Massachusetts Identification card. A check with the Registry of…

Troopers Arrest Three for Trafficking Narcotics

On Wednesday May 8t Trooper Michael Leslie was patrolling Route 91 in Bernardston when he observed a Hyundai Elantra with a defective license plate light and passenger side taillight. He caught up to the vehicle and activated his blue lights and siren but noted it was very slow to pull over. When the vehicle came…

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 tonight and continuing in that capacity until 7:00 a.m. Monday morning. If you have any media related inquiries during that time frame, please contact the Commonwealth Watch Center at 508-820-2121 and they will contact the on-call trooper.…