Tag Archive for Massachusetts State Police

Community Action Team nabs suspected heroin trafficker in Lawrence

A motor vehicle stop by a member of the Troop A Community Action Team on Bennington Street in Lawrence last night led to the arrest of a Bradford man for trafficking heroin, among other charges. At about 7:10 p.m. yesterday, Trooper Nicholas Neczypyr pulled over a 2002 Nissan Altima on Bennington Street at Park Street…

Luna Joins MSP to Help People in Critical Incidents

The Massachusetts State Police recently acquired an English Black Labrador as our first-ever comfort dog. Luna, who is four-months old and was bred for comfort dog work and donated to the Department, is assigned to our Employee Assistance Unit (EAU).  Trooper Chad Tata of the EAU is Luna’s handler. Luna lives with Trooper Tata and his…

UPDATE #2: Officer-involved shooting

(Final Update Today Barring Unforeseen Developments) The suspect shot by a State Trooper today is identified as CLAUDE W. BROWN-MADISON, 25,  of Fall River, formerly of Brockton. BROWN-MADISON, who sustained a lower body gunshot wound, remains hospitalized tonight at Boston Medical Center under MSP guard. We have charged him with five criminal offenses thus far…

UPDATE: Officer-involved shooting

Ongoing investigation indicates that the shooting occurred next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The suspect is from that area.  After the trooper shot the suspect and secured him, the trooper rendered first aid to him. Numerous other Troopers and Brockton Police responded to assist at the…

Officer-Involved Shooting

A Massachusetts State Trooper was involved in a shooting incident earlier this morning on Colonel Bell Drive in Brockton.  The facts and circumstances of the incident are the subject of active investigation at this time. Preliminary information suggests that just prior to 9 a.m., during a confrontation with a male suspect, the Trooper discharged his…