State Police Respond to Fatal Crash On Route 495 in Methuen

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 12202014 – State Police Respond to Fatal Crash On Route 495 in Methuen Today at about 2:45 p.m., State Police from the Andover Barracks responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 495 North in the area of exit 46 (Route 110) in Methuen.  Information…

State Police Arrest Man for Rape of Woman With Disabilities

Massachusetts State Police have charged an Athol man with rape and related crimes as a result of an investigation into the sexual assault of a developmentally disabled young woman. State Troopers this week served an arrest warrant on RICHARD G. LeFRANCOIS, 44, charging him with two counts of rape and four counts of indecent assault…

Man Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine

Massachusetts State Police Release – 12172014 – Man Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine Last evening, at approximately 10:05 p.m., Trooper Andrew Cornell of the State Police Barracks in Charlton stopped a Mitsubishi Outlander on the Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate 90 Westbound in the town of Westfield for a motor vehicle violation. The operator was identified as AMMAR…

Haverhill Police Cruiser Struck On Route 495

Massachusetts State Police Release — 12162014 — Haverhill Police Cruiser Struck On Route 495 At 8:29 p.m. a Haverhill Police Department cruiser was struck in a construction zone on Route 495 Northbound, North of exit 51, in Haverhill. The crash closed all four lanes of Route 495 Northbound for a short period. The Haverhill cruiser,…

Springfield Man Threatening Police With Knife Taken Into Custody

Massachusetts State Police Release — 12172014 — Springfield Man Threatening Police With Knife Taken Into Custody At 9:40 a.m. today troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Unit, along with officers from the Springfield Police Department and members of a U.S. Marshal’sTask Force, were attempting to serve an arrest warrant at 102 Burns Avenue in the city of Springfield.…

Statement of Massachusetts State Police Colonel Timothy P. Alben Regarding Suspected Heroin Deaths

Massachusetts State Police Release — 12162014 — Statement of Massachusetts State Police Colonel Timothy P. Alben Regarding Suspected Heroin Deaths Across Massachusetts Since December 1st, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to our District Attorney’s Offices across the state have responded to 58 suspected heroin/opiate related deaths across the state. Our investigators, working in conjunction with local police, draw…