Massachusetts: Chicopee Police report DUI arrest of Debora A. Perron, 61 for OUI liquor & hit and run
“At some point while he was attempting to anchor, the evidence suggests, she and other passengers jumped into the water to retrieve a pad that had blown off the front of the boat. The young woman had trouble re-boarding, however, and was grievously injured by the active propeller”
The first time Brian Simpkins was arrested on a charge of drunken driving — after ramming his Chevy pickup into a tree in Canton — he was just 19.
Simpkins is one of at least 30 Massachusetts law enforcement officials who have been charged with drunken driving while off-duty since the start of 2012, a Globe review has found. The crashes collectively killed three people and injured more than a half-dozen others.
Though some officers resigned or were placed on unpaid leave after the charges, a majority kept their jobs, sometimes after a short suspension.
Methuen police reported that Eric Wayne, 41, of Lowell was headed west on Riverside Drive in a 2013 Land Rover at about 12:30 a.m. when it appears he crossed the center line and crashed into a 1998 Mercury Mountaineer near the intersection of Strathmore Road.
Massachusetts: Stoughton Police report arrest of Thomas E. Painten for driving after being revoked for DU
A Norton man accused of causing a deadly crash back in April is now facing more serious charges.
Nicholas Salvo, 23, was indicted on a charge of manslaughter by motor vehicle, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s office.
Police said Salvo was speeding when he ran a red light and crashed into another car on Route 140 in Mansfield
On Sunday, May 11 at approximately 9:32PM, Mansfield Police and Fire responded to the intersection of Hope St. and Pratt St. for a reported motor vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. Witnesses called the station on 911 and reported a white box truck struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. Mansfield Fire, a short time later, reported seeing a white truck traveling the wrong way down North Main St. and officers responded to the area.
Officer Robert Pierce initiated a motor vehicle stop of the truck, a 2004 Ford F350 dump truck travelling the wrong way on Thomas St. at N. Main, a one way street
A Massachusetts State Trooper has been relieved of duty and is facing charges following an alleged OUI crash that left a passenger with serious injuries.
According to Massachusetts State Police, Trooper Dale Jenkins was off-duty around 1 a.m. Saturday when he crashed on Route 114 in North Andover.