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The Brockton Enterprise
State police more likely to search non-white drivers, less likely to discover contrabandcontraband. Searches of Hispanic drivers were about 3 percent more likely than
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 7 hours ago
contraband. Searches of Hispanic drivers were about 3 percent more likely than white drivers to turn up illegal items. David Procopio, a state police spokesman, declined to address the findings until the agency could compare it to the traffic... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
FAA looking into near-collision of drone, chopperpolice helicopter Air 2 was on a training flight from the Holliston area en rou
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
police helicopter Air 2 was on a training flight from the Holliston area en route to Newburyport, state police spokesman David Procopio said. The helicopter was over Interstate 495, about 3 1/2 miles north of Lawrence Municipal Airport, when... Read more
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Boston Herald
FAA looking into near-collision of drone, chopperpolice helicopter Air 2 was on a training flight from the Holliston area en rou
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
police helicopter Air 2 was on a training flight from the Holliston area en route to Newburyport, state police spokesman David Procopio said. The helicopter was over Interstate 495, about 3 1⁄2 miles north of Lawrence Municipal Airport, when... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 16, 2017a.m. when the crew spotted a large drone approaching from the side, according t
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
a.m. when the crew spotted a large drone approaching from the side, according to a statement by state police spokesman David Procopio. The drone was flying higher than legally allowed, Procopio said. ...” http://bit.ly/2uJIEjc IN POT COUNTRY,... Read more
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Officer.com
Court Upholds Firing of Massachusetts Trooperdepartment's position adequately regarding Mr. McCormack's employment status wi
Officer.com / Posted 4 days ago
department's position adequately regarding Mr. McCormack's employment status with the department," State Police spokesman David Procopio wrote in an email. "We wish Mr. McCormack a healthy future." The department had no other comment on the... Read more
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Boston Globe
State Police helicopter has near collision with large drone over Lawrencethe Holliston area to Newburyport and was above the Lawrence area when the crew
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
the Holliston area to Newburyport and was above the Lawrence area when the crew spotted the drone, State Police spokesman David Procopio wrote in an e-mail Wednesday. “The drone got as close as approximately 100 feet in front of the helicopter... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor on alt-right rally planned for Saturday: ‘I don’t want them’ in Bostonany possible legal grounds for blocking the rally entirely. State police are al
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
any possible legal grounds for blocking the rally entirely. State police are also conferring with Boston police, spokesman David Procopio said. Baker administration press secretary Billy Pitman said, “State officials are in touch with Boston law... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor on alt-right rally: ‘I don’t want them’ in Bostonany possible legal grounds for blocking the rally entirely. State police are al
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
any possible legal grounds for blocking the rally entirely. State police are also conferring with Boston police, spokesman David Procopio said. Baker administration press secretary Billy Pitman said, “State officials are in touch with Boston law... Read more
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Boston Globe
Conservative rally scheduled for Boston Common on Saturday has some concernedof sources, including social media, about the rally and assess any credible pub
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
of sources, including social media, about the rally and assess any credible public safety threats, according to spokesman David Procopio. Councilor Tito Jackson, who is running for mayor, also said he condemns any event that allows “hatred,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Free-speech rally has some in Hub concernedof sources, including social media, about the rally and assess any credible pub
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
of sources, including social media, about the rally and assess any credible public safety threats, according to spokesman David Procopio. Councilor Tito Jackson, who is running for mayor, also said he condemns any event that allows “hatred,... Read more
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Boston Globe
State trooper injured, suspect arrested after fleeing traffic stopexit 19 around 10:45 a.m., sustained “what is believed to be a minor injury” in
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
exit 19 around 10:45 a.m., sustained “what is believed to be a minor injury” in the pursuit, said State Police spokesman David Procopio. The driver, who police identified as Nicholas Davis, 31, ran into nearby woods. Multiple patrols, K9 units,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Violent pier attack ‘not a reflection of what Quincy is about,’ mayor saysthe other kids leave the pier, police said. Forget yesterday's news. Get what
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
the other kids leave the pier, police said. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. David Procopio, a State Police spokesman, said the suspects and victims had “no prior knowledge of each other.” “Whether... Read more
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Boston Globe
State invoked controversial car-tracking technology seven times in one year. It never yielded a hitis automatically sent to officials within seconds. Though the technology has y
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
is automatically sent to officials within seconds. Though the technology has yet to yield results, State Police spokesman David Procopio said “the hot list capability is a helpful tool for law enforcement agencies.” But the American Civil... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mother may have been on verge of murder-suicide when State Police found 3-old girlStreet in Charlton, in an area where Rickheit was known to park her car and sle
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Street in Charlton, in an area where Rickheit was known to park her car and sleep in the past, State Police spokesman David Procopio wrote. When they arrived, 38-year-old Rickheit and the child were inside the car, the windows were up, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mother may have been on verge of murder-suicide when State Police found 3-old girlStreet in Charlton in an area where Rickheit was known to park her car and slee
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Street in Charlton in an area where Rickheit was known to park her car and sleep in the past, State Police spokesman David Procopio wrote. When they arrived, the 38-year-old Rickheit and the child were inside the car, the windows were up,... Read more
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Boston Herald
7 boys charged in violent Quincy attackthe seven assailants as having punched, kicked and tackled various members of t
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
the seven assailants as having punched, kicked and tackled various members of the victims’ group,” state police spokesman David Procopio said yesterday, “and also with having prevented them from initially leaving the pier so that the aggressors... Read more
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Boston Globe
Car hits State Police cruiser, catches fire on I-495 in FranklinWednesday night. The incident happened at about 11:32 p.m. on the southbound s
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday night. The incident happened at about 11:32 p.m. on the southbound side of the highway, near King Street, said David Procopio, a State Police spokesman. All lanes were closed as State Troopers and Franklin firefighters tended to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seven teens charged in Quincy pier attackjuveniles, have not been identified. The motive for the attack remains under i
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
juveniles, have not been identified. The motive for the attack remains under investigation, said State Police spokesman David Procopio. “The evidence suggests that the attack was completely unprovoked by these five victims,” he said. The teens... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
7 teens facing assault, kidnapping charges in Quincy pier attacklater, another teen is tossed on the ground and beaten by three others. The vid
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
later, another teen is tossed on the ground and beaten by three others. The video clip is one minute and 38 seconds long. David Procopio, a spokesman for state police, said that no victims made reports to police, who only became aware of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police disperse hundreds of youths in the North EndPolice dispersed hundreds of youths in the North End Friday night. State Polic
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Police dispersed hundreds of youths in the North End Friday night. State Police spokesman David Procopio said Boston police requested Massachusetts State Police assistance with dispersing between 500 and 1,000 youths. Dozens of uniformed officers... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Police: Bridgewater man had loaded gun at Logan Airportthe Delta Airlines checkpoint in Terminal A when they discovered a "possible gu
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 days ago
the Delta Airlines checkpoint in Terminal A when they discovered a "possible gun in a carry-on bag," state police spokesman David Procopio said. "State troopers responded and, upon review of the camera image at the checkpoint screener, observed... Read more
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Boston Herald
Woman dies in wrong-way crash on I-495this morning, state police said. Troopers responded to the crash around 5:40 a
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
this morning, state police said. Troopers responded to the crash around 5:40 a.m., according to state police spokesman David Procopio. The wrong-way driver, a woman, was traveling south in the northbound lane when her car struck the other... Read more
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Boston Herald
State police looking into Quincy fight on FB videoand battery. “We are making progress in identifying assailants and victims see
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
and battery. “We are making progress in identifying assailants and victims seen in the video,” state police spokesman ­David Procopio said. “We are also working to nail down what day the assault shown in the video occurred, as there were... Read more
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Boston Herald
Police testing SUVs after high carbon monoxide foundmonitors and they are running a sample of cruisers through simulated law-enforc
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
monitors and they are running a sample of cruisers through simulated law-enforcement activities,” state police spokesman David Procopio told the Herald yesterday. Representatives from Ford arrived at the state police emergency driving course in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Defenceless teens brutally beaten as witness records video of violent attackgroup of attackers taunting and spitting on one of the victims as he cowers aga
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
group of attackers taunting and spitting on one of the victims as he cowers against the railing. State police spokesman David Procopio told the Patriot Ledger that none of the victims reported the attack and investigators only became aware of... Read more
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Boston Globe
State Police investigate video of youths fighting on pier in Quincythan 24 hours, the clip had been viewed over 25,000 times and had generated ove
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
than 24 hours, the clip had been viewed over 25,000 times and had generated over 1,000 comments. State Police spokesman David Procopio said the incident took place Monday. “We’re working with Quincy and Milton police,” Procopio said in a... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Bridgewater man had loaded gun at Logan Airportthe Delta Airlines checkpoint in Terminal A when they discovered a “possible gu
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
the Delta Airlines checkpoint in Terminal A when they discovered a “possible gun in a carry-on bag,” state police spokesman David Procopio said. “State troopers responded and, upon review of the camera image at the checkpoint screener, observed... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
How will family's discovery of remains affect Brockton murder case?that family found “what appears to be the missing limb portions,” but haven’t d
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
that family found “what appears to be the missing limb portions,” but haven’t discussed how investigators missed the bag. David Procopio, a spokesman for state police, the agency responsible for investigating homicides in the city, also confirmed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Car crashes into hydrant, flooding Morrissey Boulevardof the 2002 Nissan Pathfinder, an 80 year old male, struck the hydrant at 1 p.m
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
of the 2002 Nissan Pathfinder, an 80 year old male, struck the hydrant at 1 p.m., according to State Police spokesman David Procopio. The driver has incurred minor injuries, and was taken to Carney Hospital in Dorchester, State Police said in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Motorcyclist dies in Danvers crashon Route 128 northbound while driving a 2013 Harley-Davidson, a State Police st
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
on Route 128 northbound while driving a 2013 Harley-Davidson, a State Police statement said. State Police spokesman David Procopio said the man suffered fatal injuries in the crash. State Police, assisted by Beverly Police, temporarily... Read more
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Boston Globe
Old axiom proves true: Stay less than 10 m.p.h. above speed limit and you’re unlikely to be ticketedis no guiding policy, formal or otherwise, that mandates whether or when to ‘gi
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
is no guiding policy, formal or otherwise, that mandates whether or when to ‘give a break,’ ” State Police spokesman David Procopio said. “We expect troopers to be active and alert, and empower them to use their discretion.” Officials said... Read more
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Boston Globe
Old axiom proves true: Stay less than 10 m.p.h. above speed limit and you’re unlikely to be ticketedis no guiding policy, formal or otherwise, that mandates whether or when to ‘gi
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
is no guiding policy, formal or otherwise, that mandates whether or when to ‘give a break,’ ” State Police spokesman David Procopio said. “We expect troopers to be active and alert, and empower them to use their discretion.” Officials said... Read more
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The Herald News
Woman wanted for SouthCoast bomb threats held without bail37-year-old Heather Perkins around 9:15 p.m., Thursday, on Talbot Avenue in Dor
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
37-year-old Heather Perkins around 9:15 p.m., Thursday, on Talbot Avenue in Dorchester, according to State Police Spokesman David Procopio. Perkins was wanted for making bomb threats in numerous communities, including a recent threat at New Bedford... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Police locate Brockton child who had apparently been missingpolice Air Wing helicopter are assisting. "Our Air Wing and several ground pat
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 23 days ago
police Air Wing helicopter are assisting. "Our Air Wing and several ground patrols are assisting in the search," said David Procopio, a spokesman for state police. The child, who family identified as Jayvian "JJ" Soares, was described as a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Cops not reviewing Brockton body bungleMassachusetts State Police currently are focused on the ongoing investigation a
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Massachusetts State Police currently are focused on the ongoing investigation and prosecution of his homicide,” spokesman David Procopio told the Herald. “As such, there is no departmental review underway at this time of the family’s discovery of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shots fired at Framingham police; residents advised to shelter in placean armored truck equipped with a long-range communication system “to hail the s
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
an armored truck equipped with a long-range communication system “to hail the suspect and command him to surrender,” said David Procopio, a State Police spokesman. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. It... Read more

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