SEARCH ONGOING FOR CONN. SHOOTING SUSPECT IN RUSSELL/BLANDFORD, MASS. AREAS

Shortly before 8 AM today Massachusetts State Police deployed numerous personnel and units, along with local police, to search for a suspect who shot a victim multiple times in West Hartford last night. Information obtained by West Hartford Police placed the suspect in the Blandford/Russell area. The suspect is identified as DARNELL BARNES, 22, a…

UPDATE — RUTH TERRY (LADY OF THE DUNES) HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION 

As part of our ongoing investigation into the homicide of Ruth Marie Terry, the Massachusetts State Police, the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office, and the Provincetown Police Department are seeking information about a man whom we believe she married several months before her body was found in the Provincetown dunes.  That person is identified…

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH IN BLANDFORD

Today at about 7:47 a.m., Troopers from the State Police-Russell Barracks responded to a crash involving a GMC Yukon on Beech Hill Road in the town of Blandford that resulted in the death of the operator.  Preliminary investigation indicates that, a 40-year-old woman from Woodford, VT., was driving a 2000 GMC Yukon on Beech Hill…

TROOPERS ARREST REPEAT OFFENDER FOR FOURTH OFFENSE ILLEGAL FIREARM POSSESSION

At approximately 2 a.m. Thursday, Trooper Timothy Alben, assigned to State Police-Northampton, was on patrol with Trooper Corey Boileau, a recent graduate of the 87th Recruit Training Troop, traveling on Northampton Street in Holyoke. At that time they observed a gray Cadillac with defective license plates lights. Trooper Alben activated the cruiser’s emergency lights and…

23 INDIVIDUALS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING COUNTERFEIT PRESCRIPTION PILLS

More than 74,000 counterfeit prescription pills containing deadly narcotics seized BOSTON –Twenty-three individuals in Massachusetts have been charged in connection with a North Shore-based drug trafficking organization (DTO) that allegedly manufactured and distributed tens of thousands of counterfeit prescription pills containing narcotics. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and…