Southborough – Southborough Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning:
On January 11, 2018, at 1:25 p.m., Officer Aaron Richardson was stationed on Pine Hill Road conducting traffic enforcement. He observed a white Honda Civic with two occupants travel past his position. After a subsequent traffic stop and investigation, the passenger in the car was identified as Rolando Velazquez, age 37, of 153 Irving Street in Framingham.
Dispatch confirmed an active warrant for Mr. Velazquez issued out of Milford District for Assault to Murder, Firearm c265 S18 (b), Kidnapping, Firearm, c265 S26, Assault W/Dangerous Weapon c265 S15B (b), and Vandalize Property c266 S126A. The offenses are related to an incident in Bellingham on December 22, 2017. Velazquez has a long criminal history of violent offenses and drug charges.
He was transported to Westborough District Court after failing to make bail set at $15,000 by Commissioner Karen Farragher.