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Everett Turnpike police ‘saturation patrol’ results in 31 tickets; Mass. driver stopped twice for speeding

During the course of the four-hour initiative, which took place between 6:30 and 10:30 a.m., there was a heavy presence of Troopers and Officers on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Merrimack. A few other areas within Troop B were targeted as well. A total of 55 vehicles were stopped; Officers and Troopers issued 31 summonses and made one arrest. A two-vehicle crash that blocked the left lane of the highway for approximately 30 minutes in the area of mile marker 14 was also handled during the initiative. READ MORE

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State police ‘saturation patrol’ for aggressive driving: 99 vehicles stopped for excessive speed

On the morning of October 18, 2022, there was a heavy presence of Troopers and Officers on the F.E. Everett  Turnpike. Despite the inclement weather, over a period of approximately 5 hours, 99 vehicles were stopped for a variety of driving offenses. Of those vehicles, well over half were traveling more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit of 55 mph. There were also three arrests for driving-related offenses.   READ MORE