State Police Say Moped Operator Who Died in Forest Hills Accident Caused Crash

Massachusetts State Police believe that the driver of a moped who died in an accident on March 12 by Forest Hills was responsible for the crash. State Police say that Joseph Pielmeier, 30, was not wearing a helmet around 6:45 pm at night, drove through a red light at the intersection of South Street and Arborway, and struck the side of a 2011 Toyota Sienna minivan that had the green light, according the Massachusetts State Police. Pielmeier was thrown from his vehicle and struck the pavement. He was transported to Brigham & Women's Hospital and was pronounced dead on March 14, according to police. Police said Pielmeier had home addresses in Virginia, Boston, and Somerville.

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Car Strikes and Kills Deer on Jamaicaway

State Police confirm that a deer and car collided on the Jamaicaway early Sunday morning. The deer died. The incident took place about 2:10 a.m. at the intersection with Lochstead Avenue, State Police said. No humans were injured. @universalhub No pic for obvs reasons, but a car apparently struck and killed a deer on the J-way last night— αλκαλι (@alkali19) July 26, 2015

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Expect a Drunken-Driving Checkpoint in Suffolk County Thursday

State Police announced they'll have a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Suffolk County sometime Thursday going into Friday. State Police regularly announce these checkpoints in advance, though they don't say exactly where they'll be. Suffolk County includes Boston, Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop. So odds aren't high it will be in JP.

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At Least Five JP People Among Those Arrested in I-93 Protests

Protestors with arms chained together inside barrel on Rte 83 Milton pic.twitter.com/ORaUqQ7les— Tim Alben (@TimAlben) January 15, 2015

UPDATE: We've added new information from State Police. ~~~~~

It's no surprise that JP was there for one of the most-talked-about demonstrations in recent Boston history. At least five of the 29 activists arrested in connection with the blockage of I-93 on Thursday are from the neighborhood. Protesters chained themselves together with concrete-filled tubes or to concrete-filled barrels. Activists said in a statement that the action was to encourage white people to stand with people of color to protest systemic racism.

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Expect a Drunken-Driving Checkpoint in Suffolk County on Nov. 28

State Police announced they'll have a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Suffolk County on the Friday after Thanksgiving. State Police regularly announce these checkpoints in advance, though they don't say exactly where they'll be. So if your plan was to get wasted with your old high school chums and drive — don't.

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