Saturday, December 29, 2012
Massachusetts State Police and local police departments will be out this holiday weekend looking for drunk, impaired and dangerous drivers.
Drunk driving arrests by Massachusetts State Police increased by 30 percent - or more than 1,100 drivers - said Massachusetts State Police Superintendent Colonel Timothy Allen at a press conference outside of Massachusetts State Police headquarters in Framingham Friday morning. As of yesterday, Dec. 27, Massachusetts State Police had arrested 4,866 individuals and charged them with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. In 2011, Massachusetts State Police arrested 3,728 individuals. Massachusetts State Police and local police departments will be out in force this holiday weekend looking for drunk, impaired and dangerous drivers on the roads, as part of their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday campaign. Natick …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
According to Norwood Police logs a 19-year-old Needham man was allegedly under the influence of alcohol when his vehicle nearly struck a police car on Route 1.
Norwood Police arrested a 19-year-old Needham man for allegedly driving drunk after he nearly struck a police vehicle on Route 1 northbound early Wednesday morning. According to Norwood Police logs, Matthew Roger Anderson, of 230 Hillside Ave., Needham, sped by two officers who had responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 1 around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, nearly striking one of them. Officers located and stopped Anderson's vehicle traveling on the northbound side of Route 1 near Jack Madden Ford. Anderson will be charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct, as well as several traffic infractions.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Norwood Police and Massachusetts State Troopers conducted a sobriety checkpoint between Friday night and Saturday morning on Route 1.
Nine motorists were arrested between Friday night and early Saturday morning as the result of a police sobriety checkpoint on Route 1 in Norwood, Police said Monday. The checkpoint was set up in the southbound lane of Route 1 by Norwood Police and Massachusetts State Police officers at 11:00 p.m. Friday, after gathering for a briefing at the Norwood Police Headquarters. "Traffic was narrowed to a single lane and motorists were stopped momentarily," Norwood Police Chief William G. Brooks said in a statement Monday morning. "Those who showed signs they had been drinking were administered field sobriety tests in the ITT lot by state troopers and Norwood police officers. The operation was overseen by a State Police lieutenant with special …