A violent fugitive, who authorities say hit a Boylson police officer with a motor vehicle days ago, has been captured. According to a post on the Massachusetts State Police Facebook page and website, soldiers from the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, members of the Marshals of the United States, Fitchburg police officers and soldiers from the Leominster State Police Barracks were able to apprehend the suspect early this morning without incident.
Bryan Walker, 39, is in police custody…
According to the message, soldiers, marshals and officers converged on an apartment at 20 Wilson Avenue in Fitchburg, where they arrested 39-year-old Bryan Walker.
Walker faces 8 charges in connection with the…
Walker faces numerous charges, including attempted murder; assault and assault on a police officer causing grievous bodily harm; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; Assault and assault on a police officer; Trafficking in cocaine over 36 grams; Leaving the scene of an accident causing bodily injury; Reckless driving of a motor vehicle; and speeding.
(Above: Google Maps location of the arrest of Bryan Walker, 39)
Here is the story of what happened on Wednesday:
On Wednesday morning, the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit attempted to execute a search warrant at 182 Mechanic St., Fitchburg, as part of an ongoing investigation. Walker was the target of this investigation. The gang unit was assisted by members of a Worcester County Drug Task Force, which includes members of local police departments. As soldiers and task force members approached the address, Walker exited the residence and reached a vehicle before officers could arrest him. As he fled the scene in the vehicle, he ran into the Boylston police officer who was on foot. -MSP
The agent was seriously injured on Wednesday…
The officer, who was struck by the motor vehicle, a member of the Task Force, was seriously injured. He was transported by EMS to the UMass Medical Center. The Boylston police officer continues to undergo treatment and further testing.
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