Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest, in Plainridge Casino, of Suspect in Armed Bank Robberies

In the culmination of a joint investigation by various law enforcement agencies from Rhode Island and Massachusetts,  Massachusetts State Police and East Providence Police on Wednesday afternoon captured a suspect wanted in multiple armed bank robberies. The suspect was taken into custody at Plainridge Park Casino.   Troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit and Officers from the…

Illegally Possessed Firearm Seized during Motor Vehicle Stop in Oxford

Yesterday just before noon, Trooper Steven LaRocco assigned to the Sturbridge Barracks, stopped a black Toyota Corolla on Route 395 North for operating without a front license plate.  As a result, the rear passenger, ELIEZER DELVALLE, 25, of Webster was arrested for illegally possessing a firearm, among other charges. While conversing with the occupants, Trooper…

Two arrested in Bernardston for trafficking cocaine

A motor vehicle stop on Route 91 in Bernardston Sunday morning led to the arrest of two people for cocaine trafficking, among other charges. At about 12:35 a.m., Trooper Scott Boutell stopped a 2009 Jeep Liberty on Route 91 Northbound in Bernardston for a plate light violation.  The operator of the vehicle initially provided a…

Suspect In Vietnam Veterans Memoriam Vandalism Identified and Sent for Mental Health Evaluation; Will Face Charges

UMass Boston Police and the Massachusetts State Police have identified and interviewed the man who vandalized the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Dorchester on Thursday. The man, a 33-year-old Dorchester resident, was taken into custody without incident this morning by State Troopers and UMass Officers. He was then interviewed by police. Following the interview, the man…

Two Men Arrested for Trafficking Heroin

Yesterday, Trooper Brandyn Henson, of the State Police-Bourne Barracks, arrested JAQUA SMITH, 24, of Onset, and SHAWN PANEPINTO, 22, of New Bedford, and charged them with Trafficking Heroin.   Just about 9:30 a.m., Trooper Henson was on patrol on 11th Street in Wareham when he observed a Honda CR-V with an expired inspection sticker stopped…