Saturday, September 29, 2012
The robbery happened in January at A&J on Kendall Street.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, September 29, 2012
A Middlesex County grand jury has indicted five men in connection with a armed robbery of a Framingham store in January. Shane Bushey, 23, of Framingham, and Solomon Lansana, 26, of Newton, were both charged by the grand jury with masked armed robbery and larceny of more than $250, said the Middlesex District Attorney's office said in a press release. Lansana was also charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. William Scott, 26, and Sherod Smith, 22, both of Framingham, were charged with being an accessory after the fact. Christopher Krobo, 24, of Roxbury, was charged with intimidation of a witness. Lansana and Bushey robbed the A&J Grocery store in January, Police said. Police said both men wore masks, while Lansana was armed with a …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Damon Johnson, 26, of Framingham was held on $50,000 cash bail with conditions.
A Framingham man was arraigned today on charges in connection with the Saturday, Aug. 25 shooting in Framingham. Damon Johnson, 26, of Framingham, was arraigned in Framingham District Court on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, possession of a firearm without a firearms identification card, larceny from a building, home invasion, carrying a firearm without a license, intimidating a witness, and receiving stolen property. Framingham District Court Judge Robert Greco ordered the defendant held on $50,000 cash bail with conditions that the defendant not commit a crime, have no possession of guns or weapons, must stay away from the victim and witness, no drugs and must submit …
Friday, August 31, 2012
A man, living in Framingham, was held on $100,000 cash bail and ordered to surrender his passport, green card or visa after he was arraigned on rape charges of a child under 16 Thursday.
A man living in Framingham, was ordered to surrender his passport, green card or visa, after he was arraigned on rape charges of a child under age 16. Celio Deoliveira, 35, of 654 Waverly St., was arrested Thursday and charged with statutory rape of a child under 16 and indecent assault and battery. The victim and Deoliveira were "known to each other" said a spokesperson for the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. He was arraigned Thursday and held on $100,000 cash bail, said Middlesex District Attorney's Office spokesperson Stephanie Chelf Guyotte. Bail conditions include he commit no crimes, does not leave Massachusetts, stay away from the victim and family, have no contact with children under age 16 and surrender his passport, green …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Middlesex District Attorney's Office First Assistant DA and Ashland resident Michael Fabbri appointed to Framingham District Court.
Middlesex District Attorney's Office First Assistant DA and Ashland resident Michael Fabbri has been confirmed as an Associate Justice on the Massachusetts District Court Bench. Fabbri, who has worked for the Middlesex District Attorney’s office for more than 25 years, was confirmed by a vote of the Governor’s Council Wednesday as the newest addition to the judiciary. “We are very pleased that Michael Fabbri was nominated by the Governor, and has now been confirmed by the Governor’s Council, to be an Associate Justice of the District Court,” District Attorney Leone said in a press release. “His remarkable tenure as a public servant, and most recently as the MDAO’s First Assistant District Attorney, is marked by commitment, dedication and…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Sahr Josiah, 24, of Framingham was found guilty of armed robbery and shooting Framingham Police Officer Phillip Hurton.
A Framingham man was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty on charges in connection with an armed robbery, in which he shot at three police officers, seriously injuring one, said Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone in a press release. Sahr Josiah, 24, of Framingham, was found guilty on Feb. 3 by a Middlesex Superior Court Jury on charges of armed robbery, armed assault with intent to murder, armed assault with intent to rob a person 60 or over, possession of firearm as an armed career criminal, assault and battery dangerous weapon, and assault with dangerous weapon, two counts. Today, Feb. 28, Middlesex Superior Court Judge Diane Kottmyer sentenced Josiah to the maximum punishment on all counts. He will serve a total …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Onyango Obama’s defense team will receive the records they’d requested on Val Krishtal, the veteran patrolman who pulled the man over after nearly rear-ending him when he turned into traffic, prosecutors told the Boston Herald.
Friday, November 25, 2011
The Brazilian community is mourning the death Koga Junior, who died when the car he was driving crashed into a tree on Franklin Street Thanksgiving morning.
UPDATE 2:30 a.m. and again at 2:30 p.m. Members of the Framingham Brazilian community were discussing the death of Koga Junior on WSRO radio in Portuguese, on Twitter and even on Framingham Patch Thanksgiving day. Friends say "Koga Junior" is man who crashed into a pole and then slammed into a tree killing himself on Franklin Street, early Thanksgiving morning around 3:10 a.m. The crash is "under investion by Framingham Police and State Police accident reconstruction team," said a Framingham Police spokesperson Friday afternoon. He released the driver's name as Ricardo Koga Junior, 31. At the scene, Thanksgiving morning Framingham Police requested, on the scanner, for the Massachusetts State Police reconstruction team, the Middlesex …
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Following up on a complaint from a Framingham pharmacy, the Massachusetts State Police investiagted Dr. Kathleen Porter of Needham Heights, who practiced in Natick. She had to surrender her DEA license and passport today.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
UPDATED at 2 p.m. with information supplied from a release by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office: Kathleen Porter, 59, of Needham Heights, was arraigned this morning, Sept. 1 in Middlesex Superior Court inWoburn on charges of illegally prescribing controlled substances (9 counts) and furnishing false information in an application. Middlesex Superior Court Judge Bruce Henry released the defendant with the conditions that she surrender her Schedule II Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License, must not travel outside of New England without prior court approval, must surrender her passport, must not commit any new offenses, and is required to update the Department of Public Health with respect to her new license status. Her next …
Town Manager Julian Suso and Framingham Police Chief Steven Carl issued a joint statement yesterday upon the release on the independent review of the SWAT shooting in January that resulted in the death of Eurie Stamps.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Joint statement issued on Wednesday, Aug. 31 by Framingham Police Chief Steven Carl and Town Manager Julian Suso: "At 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, the Framingham Police SWAT Team served a search warrant at 26 Fountain St. in Framingham. In a tragic accident, during the service of the search warrant Eurie Stamps was fatally struck by a bullet which was discharged from a SWAT officer’s rifle. Despite immediate intervention by tactical medics, he died at the scene. The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office investigated the matter and ruled that the shooting was accidental. The Framingham Police Department conducted an internal affairs investigation and determined that there was no violation of departmental rules, regulations, …
Friday, July 1, 2011
A donation from the Middlesex District Attorney's Office will allow the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest to provide additional transportation for its after school programs and increase its numbers from 185 to about 250 students.
In an effort to aid the violence and drug prevention efforts of youth organizations in Middlesex County and provide youth with positive alternatives to crime, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone has donated more $100,000 of drug forfeiture funds to six community programs, marking the first year of what will be an annual initiative for the District Attorney. “These programs are positive, resourceful alternatives for our youth and I’m delighted to be working with these organizations,” Leone said in a press release. “Whether it is funding summer jobs, providing transportation for kids who would otherwise not have access to go to summer camp, or sponsoring tomorrow’s leaders to attend a drug prevention forum, these monies are going to …