MAN WHO APPEARED IN COURT FOR DRIVING WITH NO LICENSE AND ILLEGAL MARIJUANA POSSESSION IS ARRESTED AFTER DRIVING AWAY FROM COURTHOUSE IN AN SUV LOADED WITH MARIJUANA

He was one court appearance short of a hat trick. But two in the same court on the same day is still pretty unique.  This morning, Trooper Michael Provost, who is assigned as the court officer for the Newbury Barracks, was conducting his duties as the State Police Prosecutor at Newburyport District Court. In preparation…

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING DEADLY CRASH ON MASS PIKE IN BOSTON

At approximately 10:30 p.m. yesterday evening, Troopers assigned to the State Police-Tunnels Barracks responded to a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound in the Allston neighborhood of Boston. The crash resulted in the death of the operator. Preliminary investigation indicates the operator of a 2005 Harley Davidson lost control and…

JOINT OPERATION TARGETS BROCKTON OPEN-AIR DRUG DEALERS

This morning, the Massachusetts State Police Commonwealth Interstate Narcotics Reduction and Enforcement Team — a narcotics task force known as CINRET for short — Brockton Police, and our State Police Detective Unit attached to the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office, along with various other MSP assets, including our Gang Unit and Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, executed a…

Update – STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH IN BOSTON

UPDATE – 28 June at 8:10 p.m. decedents identified. At approximately 7:15 p.m. yesterday evening, Troopers assigned to the State Police-Brighton Barracks responded to a crash involving two vehicles on Soldiers Field Road in Boston that resulted in the death of two people. Preliminary investigation indicates the operator of a 2019 Acura RDX, an 85-year-old…

Press Briefing Brockton Fairgrounds

The Massachusetts State Police, Brockton Police, and Plymouth District Attorney will hold a press briefing today at 10:30 a.m. at the Brockton Fairgrounds regarding a significant narcotics enforcement operation undertaken this morning in Brockton.

STATE POLICE, FIRE MARSHAL SEIZE LARGE VOLUME OF ILLEGAL FIREWORKS IN RECENT OPERATIONS; ENFORCEMENT EFFORT ONGOING

The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Massachusetts State Police are conducting ongoing interdiction efforts targeting purchasers of fireworks in other states who then bring them into Massachusetts, where possession is illegal. On the evening of Friday, June 24, Troopers from the Department’s Division of Investigative Services and Firearms and Explosives Investigation Unit…