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22 Protestors Charged with Trespassing at Pipeline Site

22 Protestors Arrested and Charged with Trespassing at Sandisfield Pipeline SiteMassachusetts State Police Release — 07292017 — 22 Protestors Charged with Trespassing at Pipeline Site Twenty-two protestors trespassed into a restricted area at the ongoing construction of natural gas pipeline extension in Sandisfield today, refused to leave, and were arrested by State Police. The arrests…

Eight Demonstrators Charged with Trespassing at Sandisfield Pipeline Site

Eight demonstrators were arrested for trespassing today for refusing to leave a restricted area at the site of the Kinder Morgan pipeline extension project in Sandisfield. The arrests were without incident. Those arrested were transported to the Berkshire House of Correction where they were booked and were expected to be released. The eight who were…

Protester Update in Boston

Massachusetts State Police Release — 12132014 — Protester Update in Boston Massachusetts State Police and our partner agencies deployed in Boston continue to conduct crowd control duties and prevent demonstrators from trespassing onto state highways. Several demonstrators who failed to comply with the law despite orders to do so have been taken into custody in…

Statement of Colonel Alben on Protests

Colonel Timothy P. Alben, commander of the Massachusetts State Police, issued the following statement after last night’s protests in Boston: “I would like to commend the professionalism and restraint showed by our State Troopers and the officers from Boston Police, Transit Police, Department of Corrections, DCR Park Rangers, and other agencies that assisted in keeping…

7 Arrests Made by MSP at Protests in Boston

After an assessment and review of last night’s crowd control and law enforcement actions taken by the Massachusetts State Police at the Boston demonstrations, we have revised our number of arrests upward. In all, state troopers arrested a total seven protesters. Three adult women were arrested in front of the State House when they attempted…