Massachusetts State Police Distracted Driving Crackdown

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 10012014 –  The Massachusetts State Police (MSP) are out again in full force, increasing their number of patrols and using stationary and roving patrol techniques in marked and unmarked vehicles to catch violators texting at the wheel. The high-visibility crackdown which began on September 14th is ongoing through October…

Hampden County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   September 30, 2014 CONTACT: State Police Office of Media Relations Weekdays: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.(508) 820-2623 Overnights/Weekends:(508) 820-2121   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…

Essex County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 CONTACT: State Police Office of Media Relations Daytime:7am.-11pm.. (508) 820-2623 Nights & Weekends: (508) 820-2121     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…

Trooper Intervenes Car Theft in West Springfield

Massachusetts State Police Release – 09292014 – Trooper Intervenes Car Theft in West Springfield Early Sunday morning, September 28, 2014 at approximately 1:45 a.m., Sergeant Ronald Gibbons, assigned to the State Police Detective Unit at Hampden County, was assigned to the Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) in the Springfield area. This STEP is primarily for…

Two Men in Pittsfield found in Possession of Heroin

Massachusetts State Police Release – 09292014 – Two Men in Pittsfield found in Possession of Heroin On Wednesday, September 24 at approximately 8:39 p.m., Trooper Zachary Wood of the Cheshire Barracks was on patrol in the City of Pittsfield when he stopped a Honda Civic for a motor vehicle violation on First Street. The operator…