Bridgwater, Mass. man accused of assaulting state trooper

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

January 24, 2013, 10:08 am
Print Article

(NECN: Justin Michaels, Avon, Mass.) - A Bridgwwater, Mass. man is facing several charges Thursday, after allegedly trying to ram two state trooper's cruisers.

The incident happened late Wednesday night in Avon.

Sources close to the investigation say the suspect - Gene Guilbeault, 48 - is a former Avon police officer.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the suspect has a history of mental health issues.

He was unarmed at the scene at the Dunkin' Donuts in Avon Massachusetts.

NECN Reporter Justin Michaels has more on the charges Guilbeault is facing.

Tags: trooper, Massachusetts State Police, cruiser, Avon, Bridgwater, Justin Michaels, Avon shooting
Cause of the fire is unknown; 60 apartments affected by the fire
12 people were hurt, 2 with serious injuries
Kevin Edson taken into custody near Boston Marathon finish line; backpack containing rice cooker found