Two Pedestrians Struck in Somerville

Massachusetts State Police Release — 11262014 — Two Pedestrians Struck in Somerville At 5:43 p.m. Troopers from the State Police Barracks in Medford responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Route 28 southbound, in front of the District Court in Somerville. A 2013 Toyota Corolla, operated by Kaleigh P.…

MSP Kicks Off Toys for Tots Campaign Dec. 1

The Massachusetts State Police will kick off the department’s annual participation in the Toys for Tots campaign led by the United States Marine Corps on  Monday, Dec. 1. At 11 a.m. Monday, State Police Colonel Timothy P. Alben, along with Troopers and Marines, will gather at the State Police Barracks in Millbury, 367 Greenwood St.,…

Training Drill to be Held at State House on Saturday

ADVISORY–Police Drill at State House on Saturday The Massachusetts State Police will conduct a tactical response drill this Saturday, Nov. 29, at the State House in Boston, from the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Any passersby who observe a large volume of troopers and police vehicles around the State House and on Beacon Street…

Safe Driving Practices in the Storm

Massachusetts State Police Release — 11262014 — Safe Driving Practices With a storm expected to bring rain, sleet, and snow to New England today, especially impacting the holiday commute, the Massachusetts State Police are reminding motorists to drive slowly and take additional precautions. Be mindful that wet, icy and snow-covered roads require increased stopping time.…

Not Your Thanksgiving Bird

Early this morning, while traveling down Route 2 in Athol, Trooper Matthew Cesvette was surprised by this owl as it flew into the side of his cruiser. He stopped to check on it. He then swaddled it in a blanket as it appeared stunned and not moving. After bringing the owl to the Athol Barracks,…

Protest Arrest Numbers and Follow Up

Protest Arrest Numbers and Follow Up Massachusetts State Troopers made a total of 51 arrests of disorderly people during last night’s protest activity in Boston, all but one of which were turned over to Boston Police for booking. The arrests were broken down as follows:• 33 in the Massachusetts Avenue Connector/South Bay area, turned over…