Friday, November 16, 2012
According to authorities, Adriana Ferreira, 48, became known in the local Brazilian community as someone who could “fix things,’’ could get driver’s licenses for a price and could soothe over things with immigration officials to prevent deportation.
A clerk at the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Watertown was ordered held on $50,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty on Nov. 16 to corruption and bribery charges, according to 7News. Adriana Ferreira was arrested on Nov. 16 in Watertown on charges that she allegedly defrauded illegal immigrants by promising them drivers licenses in exchange for money. Authorities, however, say she never delivered them. She also claimed to have a contact at the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency that could delay deportations in exchange for cash. According to 7News, authorities caught her taking cash in exchange for licenses during an undercover sting, something they say she called "easy money." When her victims complained about not …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
More than 7,500 applicants entered this year's drawing for a chance to win one of 124 of the most sought after Massachusetts license plates.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) Division will draw the winners of its annual Low Number License Plate Lottery Monday night. More than 7,500 applicants entered this year's drawing for a chance to win one of 124 of the most sought after Massachusetts license plates, including plate numbers 73, 295, 449, 493, 7755, and 1Z. The drawing for the annual Registry of Motor Vehicles Low Number License Plate Lottery will be held live on Nightside with Dan Rea on WBZ 1030 AM on Monday, Sept. 10 from 8-10 p.m. A list of lottery winners will be available on the Registry’s website: www.mass.gov/rmv on Tuesday afternoon and winners will receive official notification by mail.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The Department of Transportation claims it will save $422,000 by transitioning the Registry of Motor Vehicles, Turnpike, MassHighway and other agencies to 857-DOT numbers.
Framingham families shop around for cheaper deals on telephone service — why shouldn't the Massachusetts Department of Transportation? Streamlining several "antiquated and redundant" telephone systems under one area code and exchange will save taxpayers about $422,000, according to Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey. The new series of numbers, which all begin with 857-DOT, is under way at several transportation sub-agencies. A major change took effect Wednesday, Aug. 1, when the main customer service line at the Registry of Motor Vehicles became 857-DOT-8000. Drivers can use that number to get information on licenses, citations and road tests. It will even tell you the wait times at the nearest RMV. State officials say they're …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Julio Orlando Acevedo, 21, accused of pointing a handgun at another man at the state Registry of Motor Vehicles property, is being held on $7,500 cash bail.
A Framingham man who is charged with pointing a handgun at another man outside the state Registry of Motor Vehicles in Milford is being held on $7,500 cash bail, following an initial hearing before a clerk-magistrate at Milford District Court. Julio Orlando Acevedo, 21, of 37 H Interfaith Terr., Framingham, will be arraigned on Monday before a judge. Bail of $7,500 cash was set by Clerk-magistrate Thomas Carrigan Thursday. Until his arraignment, Acevedo will be held at the Worcester County jail. Acevedo is charged with four offenses: carrying a firearm without a license, receiving stolen property worth more than $250, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, which is a felony, and unlawful possession of ammunition. According to police, …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Milford Police have arrested a 21-year-old Framingham man, who is charged with threatening another man with a handgun in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles. The gun was stolen and the 21-year-old intoxicated, police said.
Milford Police, guns drawn, responded to an altercation Wednesday in which a 21-year-old pulled a handgun on another man, after they argued while entering the state Registry of Motor Vehicles building, according to Police Chief Thomas O'Loughlin. Julio Orlando Acevedo, 21, of 37 H Interfaith Terr., Framingham, is charged with carrying a firearm without a license to carry firearms, receiving stolen property (firearms), assault by means of a dangerous weapon (firearms) and unlawful possession of ammunition. The incident, reported at 12:11 p.m., was reported by the victim, who said he had "exchanged words" with another man while entering the Registry. The man then went back to his car and retrieved the weapon, a handgun, "and threatened him …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Obama, who was arrested by Framingham Police for drunk driving last summer and admitted sufficient facts this spring, has a new driver's license.
Tuesday afternoon, the President of the United States' uncle, who is here illegally, got a new driver's license. Onyango Obama, 67, went to the Worcester branch of the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles and got a new license, according to Registry spokesperson Sara Lavoie. Framingham Police arrested Obama on charges of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alvohol in August 2011. Obama agreed to the facts of the case in March, meaning he admitted police had enough evidence to convict him. The case was continued without a finding for a year, but the judge ordered Obama give up his license for 45 days. Obama applied for and received a hardship driver's license. That license allowed him to drive during certain house, so …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Earlier this week, the president's uncle was granted a hardship driver's license, after admitting sufficient fact last week in a OUI charge, stemming from an arrest by Framingham Police.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials plan to pursue its deportation case against Onyango Obama, the president’s uncle, who works at Conti Liquors. Last week, Obama, 67, admitted sufficient facts in a driving while under the influence of alcohol court case. “Now that Mr. Onyango’s criminal case has completed, ICE has communicated, in accordance with standard procedure, with the attorney of record regarding his removal pursuant to a previous final order by an immigration judge,” Brian P. Hale, Director of Public Affairs for ICE, said in a statement. Obama was granted a hardship license earlier this week from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles so her can get to his employment. Obama is the half-brother of President …
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The half-brother of President Obama's father was arrested in Framingham and charged with OUI last week. For 19 years, he ignored a deportation order and three times he was issued a Massachusetts driver's license.