Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Christopher L. Brooks, 35, of Norwood, was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense).
State Police apprehended a Norwood man after he reportedly caused several motor vehicle crashes on Route 93 North near Exit 2A in Canton. Police arrested Christopher L. Brooks, 35, of Norwood, and charged him with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense). He was arrested at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree at 12:45 p.m. after police received multiple 911 calls for an erratic driver causing accidents on Route 93, according to Massachusetts State Police. State Police did not comment whether anyone was injured in the crashes. Braintree officers helped State Police in the arrest. Brooks was taken to the State Police Barracks in Milton where he was charged and …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Driver says she sneezed and lost control of vehicle.
A State Trooper was transported to the hospital Sunday after his vehicle was hit on Route 95 North by a woman who says she sneezed and lost control of her car. According to a report by Dave Procopio of the Massachusetts State Police media relations unit, the accident occured at 5:20 p.m. The trooper was north of exit 11 in Canton assisting a motorist with a flat tire when a woman driving a 2003 Buick struck his cruiser from behind. The driver said she sneezed and lost control of her car. “She reported no injuries at this time,” Procopio said. “The trooper was taken to Norwood Hospital as a precaution.” Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Five people were transported to area hospitals as a result of the crash.
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Sunday, February 5, 2012
The following information provided by the MA State Police: This morning at approximately 3:55 a.m., troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Barracks in Foxboro and Framingham responded to I-95 northbound on the ramp to Route 128 northbound in Canton. Troopers responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover crash. Upon arrival, troopers encountered a 2000 Toyota Camry and a total of five victims with serious injuries. The operator, a 34-year-old man, and two of the passengers, a 22-year-old man and a 24-year-old man, all from Brockton, were entrapped in the vehicle. Two additional passengers, a 23-year-old man from Bridgewater man and a 21-year-old Brockton man had been ejected from the vehicle. All parties sustained serious …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The Canton Police Department assisted the FBI, State Police and local police departments.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Three men were arrested and charged Wednesday in federal court with conspiring to rob a Norwood check-cashing business. John Salvucci, 65, of Medford, George Whalen, 55, of Winthrop and James Chambers, 53, of Stoneham were arrested early yesterday morning pursuant to federal arrest warrants. United States Attorney Carmen Ortiz said, “The actions alleged in the complaint involved a dangerous and violent plot to commit a robbery and kidnap a store owner. Thanks to the diligence and hard work of the investigative team, the plot was thwarted and the defendants now face federal criminal charges.” “Early (Wednesday) morning, when the FBI and Massachusetts State Police SWAT teams arrested Mr. Salvucci, Mr. Whalen and Mr. Chambers, after a round-…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Be prepared for a rainy Thursday and Friday in Canton.
Looks like some cold, rainy weather is in store for Canton. The National Weather Service said to expect a messy two days with temps in the 40s and slippery roadways for the morning commutes. Today, expect about one inch of rain and patchy fog with a high temp near 47, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight, expect a low of 37. Friday brings more showers, with a high of 49 and a low of 25. Wind gusts could reach up to 43 mph, according to the NWS. The Massachusetts State Police Department is warning commuters to be cautious on the roads the next two days, especially during the early-morning commutes. The State Police is providing the following tips:
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Earlier today, the Canton Fire Department along with State Police responded to a multi-car crash.
The Canton Fire Department and Massachusetts State Police responded to a multi-car crash on I-95 late this morning. The crash on 95 northbound at the Neponset Street exit in Canton involved two cars and a tour bus, according to the Massachusetts State Police. The 11:52 a.m. crash forced the highway to shut down for a short period of time while a Med Flight helicopter landed, and "administered aid to at least one injured party," according to the State Police.
Friday, November 18, 2011
The trooper was transported to Milton Hospital after the crash on 128.
A Massachusetts state police trooper is in the hospital following a crash late Thursday night on the Canton/Westwood line. According to State Police Spokesman David Procopio, the accident occurred on 128 south, north of I-95 on the Canton/Westwood line. The trooper's cruiser was hit during "a detail escort of a construction crane (Thursday night,)" Procopio said. "The cruiser was driving slowly in the right lane in front of a crane that was moving into position for a construction job," he said. "A second cruiser was following the crane, also at a slow speed." The preliminary investigation "suggests that another vehicle passed the cruiser following the crane, and then passed the crane itself, but did not see the cruiser in front of the …
Saturday, July 23, 2011
A father and his two children were found after getting lost Friday night hiking in the Blue Hills.
A father and his two children who went for a hike on the Blue Hills Reservation hiking trails Friday night and lost their way were found safely by Massachusetts State Police. "They appear to be in good health," according to a statement by the Massachusetts State Police Media Office. "They were located by a canine from a local department who was assisting with the search." The dad and his kids, ages six and seven, called 911 around 9:10 p.m. Friday, stating that they were lost in the Blue Hills. The call came into the Milton State Police barracks and troopers immediately responded, setting up a command post in the area, according to State Police. A helicopter, canine units and state troopers all searched for the missing family. A canine …
Monday, December 20, 2010
Monday's flakes brought a pretty white mess to the area.
The red lights were not festive. The winter's first flakes coated the area with a picturesque scene, but created havoc for commuters heading home Monday night. In Canton and Milton, Route 138 was a nightmare for travelers. It was bumper to bumper traffic all along 138, with overflow traffic backing up onto the side rows by Brookwood Farm, until the State Police Barracks on Hillside Street. Traffic on 95 fared no better. A combination of snow and rush-hour traffic made for the major traffic jam. The area received about two inches of snow and the temperature felt like 13 degrees, although it reached 25 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Canton Fire Chief Charles Doody said there were no major snow-related incidents Monday. However, …
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Excavation currently taking place at location State Police canine identified this afternoon.
The Norfolk County District Attorney's Office confirmed tonight that the remains found in a wooded area in Canton are not human. "A very small number of what observations at the scene suggest are animal bones were found in that area over the course of several hours of searching," David Traub, spokesman for the District Attorney, said in a statement tonight. Canton Police Chief Kenneth Berkowitz also confirmed that the remains are not human. The bones will be taken to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Boston for further examination, Traub said. State Police Crime Scene Services left the scene in a wooded area across from Reebok International Ltd. on Royall Street in Canton, where a State Police canine signaled a particular area this …