Marlborough – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan released this statement this afternoon:
Andrew Josefek, 40, of Framingham, and Kelly Walker, 34, of Framingham, were arraigned today in Marlborough District Court in connection an alleged attempted robbery and the discovery of explosives and firearms allegedly found inside a motor vehicle belonging to Josefek.
On June 28, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Marlborough Police were dispatched to the Boston Post Road home in Marlborough in response to a report of a man dressed in all black and armed with a firearm. Upon arrival authorities learned that the defendant had allegedly come to the victim’s home and demanded money from the victim and then proceeded to strike the victim in the face with a cell phone.
Marlborough Police conducted a search of the defendant’s motor vehicle where Walker was waiting inside. Authorities allegedly found seven explosive devices, as well as firearms. The Massachusetts State Police were called and they determined four of the explosive devices were “live.”
Josefek was charged with possession of explosives, armed assault with intent to rob, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon, carrying a loaded firearm without a license (3 counts),possession of a large capacity feeding device (2 counts), possession of a firearm without a license (3 counts), conspiracy to violate the drug laws and conspiracy.
Judge Michael Fabbri ordered Josefek held pending a 58A dangerousness hearing scheduled for Thursday, June 30.
Walker was charged with possession of explosives, armed assault with intent to rob, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm without a license, conspiracy to violate the drug laws and conspiracy. Judge Michael Fabbri ordered Walker held pending a 58A dangerousness hearing scheduled for Thursday, June 30.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. this afternoon the bomb squad, Marlborough Police and Framingham Police executed a search warrant of Josefek’s home which allegedly yielded additional firearms and explosive devices. Those devices were rendered safe by the State Police Bomb Squad.
These charges are allegations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
The prosecutor assigned to this arraignment was Assistant District Attorney Laura Miller.