Death of Springfield Man at Rest Stop an Apparent Suicide

The death of a man found inside his car at a Bernardston rest stop, with a gunshot wound to the head, is an apparent suicide. While Massachusetts State Police generally do not identify suicide victims, we are doing so at the request of the Hampden District Attorney and the Springfield Fire Department, who have fielded multiple…

“Fill the Cruiser” for Toys For Tots

“Fill the Cruiser” for Children in Need on Saturday December 6 at Toys“R”Us As part of the Massachusetts State Police’s ongoing support of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Troopers will visit 10 Toys“R”Us locations (listed below) on Saturday, December 6, from 10am to 4pm, for the fifth annual “Fill the Cruiser” day. Toys“R”Us customers…

Trooper Arrests Man Moments After He Assaults Logan Security Worker, 74

Massachusetts State Police Release -12022014- Trooper Arrests Man Moments After He Assaults Logan Security Worker, 74 An alert State Trooper this morning tackled and apprehended a Carlisle man at a Logan Airport security checkpoint, seconds after the man smashed his large backpack into the face of a 74-year-old security worker who had informed him the backpack…

Hampden County Sobriety Checkpoint

STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT   Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in the Counties named below.  The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of…

Essex County Sobriety Checkpoint

STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT   Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in the Counties named below.  The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of…