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Massachusetts State Police Air Wing locates distressed woman in Carver

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“The State Police Air Wing is a very valuable asset to the Department and to public safety agencies in every city and town throughout Massachusetts.

This morning, an Air Wing helicopter responded to the town of Carver to help search for an adult woman who was missing and potentially was suffering a mental health crisis.

Out of concern for her well-being and safety, Carver Police requested that the MSP flight crew, SGT Gregg Spooner and Trooper Joshua Pacheco aboard Air 5, search a wooded area that bordered numerous bogs and was intersected by power lines. At 11:42 a.m. Sgt. Spooner and Trooper Pacheco observed the woman come out of the boggy area and walk onto Purchase Street. The flight crew directed local police and EMS to her location to ensure she was okay and to provide any help required.

If you or a family member are experiencing a mental health or substance use disorder crisis, the state Department of Mental Health’s Emergency Services Program/Mobile Crisis Intervention (ESP/MCI) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Anyone may contact ESP/MCI for assistance. Call toll-free at 1 (877) 382-1609, or view resources online at https://www.mass.gov/emergencycrisis-services.” -Massachusetts State Police.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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