Friday, August 17, 2012
Massachusetts State Police say Joseph O. Irorere, 45, of Brockton suffered electric shock after his truck struck sagging power lines on Rte. I-95 in Attleboro Thursday.
Massachusetts State Police have identified the man who was taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital Thursday following an electrical shock he suffered after his truck struck sagging power lines on Rte. I-95 in Attleboro Thursday. “The driver of the northbound 2001 Mack 600 tractor-trailer, who received an electrical shock after his truck struck sagging power lines on Route 95 in Attleboro, is Joseph O. Irorere, 45, of Brockton,” said David Procopio, spokesperson for the Massachusetts State Police, in a press release Friday morning. “The most recent information State Police Media Relations has received is that he remains at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.” State Police say a “preliminary investigation indicates the wires sagged as a result of a …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
One tractor trailer driver suffered an electric shock and at least four other passenger cars were damaged during Thursday's accident involving power lines on I-95 in Attleboro, according to Massachusetts State Police.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
CORRECTION (Friday, Aug. 17 at 7:54 a.m.) – The man injured in Thursday's accident on I-95 in Attleboro suffered an electric shock and is alive though his condition is unknown at this time. A previous version of this press release stated the driver injured in Thursday's accident was electrocuted, which is incorrect. Editor's note: The following update was provided by Massachusetts State Police. At approximately 3:10 p.m. Thursday, troopers assigned to the State Police Foxboro Barracks responded to a crash between exits 4 and 5 on Route 95 in Attleboro. For reasons that remain under investigation, power lines across the northbound and southbound sides of Route 95 sagged. At this time a tractor trailer traveling north on Route 95 struck the …
Massachusetts State Police have confirmed both sides of I-95 in Attleboro have reopened but southbound traffic is currently backed up to Foxborough and northbound traffic is backed up to Pawtucket following a Thursday afternoon accident.
UPDATE: (5:33 p.m.): Massachusetts State Police reports all lanes of Route 95 – both North and South – in Attleboro are open. ... Mike Moura (@NEFireBuff) is reporting southbound traffic is currently backed up to Foxborough and northbound traffic is backed to Pawtucket. Expect delays. ... @KrisPerryLong sent Foxborough Patch the following message via Twitter: "Rte. 106 towards North Attleboro is backed up. I live on South Grove Street and the traffic is from Route 140 beyond my street." UPDATE (4:46 p.m.): MassDOT via Twitter: Traffic Update: Attleboro , I-95 Southbound at I-295- Detours: I-95 NB, to 295 SB to Rt 1. I-95 SB @ Exit 5, to Rt 106 to Rt 1. UPDATE (4:35 p.m.): Mike Moura (@NEFireBuff) is reporting on Twitter that "National Grid…
Monday, August 6, 2012
Massachusetts State Police and the Walpole Police Department arrested eight individuals and issued 42 civil citations during a Sobriety Checkpoint in Walpole this past weekend.
Two Foxborough men were arrested and each charged with OUI liquor during a weekend Sobriety Checkpoint on Route 1 South in Walpole this past weekend, according to Massachusetts State Police. Brian Hamel, 40, of Foxborough and Matthew Steel, 33 of Foxborough were each arrested and charged with OUI liquor during the sobriety checkpoint, which was conducted by Massachusetts State Police and the Walpole Police Department. According to MSP, eight people, including Hamel and Steel, were part of five people arrested for OUI liquor/drugs during the weekend checkpoint. In addition to the OUI liquor/drug arrests, one other person was arrested for a misdemeanor, and two criminal summons were issued. Those three people were taken into custody, held by…
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Massachusetts State Police will run extra safety checks on vehicles in the area on Friday, Aug. 3 into Saturday, Aug. 4.
For the second time in three weeks, the Massachusetts State Police have planned a sobriety checkpoint for Norfolk County, according to a press release issued this week. "The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways," Colonel Timothy P. Alben, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, said in a press release sent out Monday. The checkpoint, scheduled for this weekend, will be operated during varied hours on an unspecified motorway within Norfolk County, which includes Foxborough, from Friday, Aug. 3 into Saturday, Aug. 4. "The selection of vehicles will not be…
Friday, July 13, 2012
Massachusetts State Police will run extra safety checks on vehicles this weekend in the area.
The Massachusetts State Police will operate a Sobriety Checkpoint this weekend in Norfolk County, according to a press release issued this week. "The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways," Colonel Marian J. McGovern, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, said in a press release sent out Monday. The checkpoint will be operated during varied hours on an unspecified motorway within Norfolk County, which includes Foxborough, from Friday, July 13 into Saturday, July 14. "The selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Adam Paicos lost his job as a State Trooper after driving the wrong way on Memorial Drive in Cambridge.
The Massachusetts State Police announced Wednesday the termination of Easton native and the son of Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos. Adam Paicos is a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. His father, Kevin, is now the Town Manager in Foxborough. Adam Paicos' termination comes after a series of investigations, including driving in the wrong direction on Memorial Drive in Cambridge Below is a press release from the Massachusetts State Police Department: The Massachusetts State Police on Tuesday terminated Trooper Adam Paicos. The termination comes as a result of information developed during a State Police Internal Affairs administrative investigation into Paicos’ actions on two separate dates within the past three months. I n April, …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The son of Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos, state Trooper Adam Paicos, is under investigation for four incidents, including allegedly driving the wrong way on Memorial Drive in Cambridge.
Massachusetts State Trooper Adam Paicos, son of Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos, was put on restrictive duty last week while he is investigated for several incidents. One incident includes allegations that Adam Paicos drove the wrong way on Memorial Drive in Cambridge on April 3 in his personal vehicle, according to Fox 25. A statement from the Massachusetts State Police Department Tuesday said there were four incidents, including the April 3 incident, that are subject of review, all of which occurred within the last several weeks. Specific details are not being provided at this time. "We are conducting a complete and thorough investigation of the facts and circumstances surrounding each incident," Massachusetts State Police Spokesman…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Senator James Timilty supports s State Police Direct Benefit Fraud Unit
Thursday, May 17, 2012
(A press release from Senator Jim Timilty) Senator Jim Timilty (D-Walpole) announced that the State Senate’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal, unveiled Wednesday, would establish a Direct Benefit Fraud Unit within the State Police. Timilty represents Foxborough in the state senate. “As the Senate chairman of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee and a new member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, I am proud of this new initiative, which combines," said Timilty. "It will allow highly trained investigators with extensive knowledge of local communities and networks to use their unique skills in uncovering fraud and abuse of publicly funded benefits.” The unit will be charged with working with local, state, and federal …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The accident involved a sheriff's office motorcycle, and two cars, state police say.
A Norfolk County Sheriff's deputy has died after an accident involving a department motorcycle and two cars on Interstate 95 in Walpole this morning, state police say. An ambulance took the deputy Ryan Tvelia, 42, of Plainvile to a local hospital after the 7:40am crash on I-95 North, north of Exit 9 in Sharon, police said in a press release. "[The] preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of the motorcycle was involved in a collision with one car and then was struck in a secondary collision with a second car," the release reads. Troopers from the Foxborough State Police barracks, as well as along with members of the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and Norfolk County State…