Loaded Firearm Seized During Motor Vehicle Stop

This morning, Trooper Sean McGonagle, assigned to State Police–Boston arrested three men for illegally possessing a firearm, among other charges.  At about 2:30 a.m., Trooper McGonagle was on patrol on Massachusetts Avenue in Boston when he observed a Chevy Malibu operating without a headlight.  Trooper McGonagle initiated a traffic stop near the intersection of Magazine…

271 Massachusetts State Police Recruits Begin 23 Weeks of Training Tomorrow at Department’s Academy

Early Monday morning, 271 members of the 85th Recruit Training Troop will enter the Massachusetts State Police Academy to begin the rigorous training to become Massachusetts State Troopers. “Today’s  start of the 85th R.TT. serves as an important step toward ensuring that the Commonwealth’s  State Police force is adequately staffed to fulfill our core mission of…

Troopers Seize 6 Illegally-Carried Firearms, Arrest Four Suspected Members and One Associate of Motorcycle Club

Massachusetts State Police Troopers on Friday afternoon and evening seized six unlawfully-carried firearms and arrested four suspected members of a motorcycle club and one suspected associate, all from out-of-state. The five people arrested are alleged members and an associate of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club and were in Brockton to attend a memorial service for a…

Two Men Arrested for Trafficking Narcotics; Firearms Violations

Just before 6 p.m. on Friday Troopers Gary Orellana and Brandon Cali, assigned to State Police-Tunnels, responded to a call of a disabled motor vehicle on Route 93 Northbound prior to the O’Neill Tunnel in Boston. As Trooper Orellana arrived on scene he was approached by two men who seemed to attempt to rush the…

On call status for Office of Media Relations

Be advised, the Massachusetts State Police Office of Media Relations will be functioning in an on-call capacity today starting at 3:00 p.m., and continuing in that capacity until 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, January 6th. If you have any media related inquiries during that time frame, please contact our Communications Section at 508-820-2121 and they will…

Massachusetts State Police Statement: Current Homeland Security Operations

The Massachusetts State Police continue to receive and assess intelligence from our federal partners regarding potential threats to homeland security as a result of heightened tension between the United States and Iran. To date, we are aware of no specific or credible threats to the Commonwealth.  The Department’s Fusion Center will continue to coordinate with…