After receiving reports made by members of the public, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Mass. Environmental Police issued a warning to all Off Highway Motorcycle (OHM) riders and other users, of wire cables being tied across trails with the intent to cause serious harm. The DCR and the Environmental Police ask all individuals to report anything suspicious, and to be alert of their surroundings.
The attention notice is currently being distributed within the SE Region of the state, which includes OHM recreational trails within F. Gilbert Hills State Forest (Foxboro), Franklin State Forest (Franklin), Wrentham State Forest (Wrentham), and Freetown State Forest (Freetown).
The state asks the public to report anything suspicious by calling the Environmental Police 24 Hour line at 1-800-632-8075 or DCR’s Park Watch Hotline at 1-866-759-2824.
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