Southborough police charge one man; seek other regarding alleged armed robbery

Orlando Gonzalez photo/courtesy Southborough Police Dept.

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth M. Paulhus released this statement this afternoon:

On 3/7/2019, Detective Keith Nichols (assisted by the MA State Police, Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, and Worcester P.D.), served an arrest warrant on Mr. Stephen Rodriguez (age 27) at his residence located at 80 Canterbury St. in Worcester.  He has been charged with ROBBERY, ARMED & MASKED 265/17/B, LARCENY FROM A BUILDING 266/20/A, and RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY 266/60/A, related to an armed robbery that occurred at the Gulf Gas Station, located at 344 Turnpike Road, on 12/30/2018.  He was transported to the Worcester Police Department.  He will be arraigned today in Westboro District Court.

An arrest warrant remains active for Mr. Orlando Gonzalez (age 33, whereabouts unknown) for the same charges related to the robbery.  He is the brother of Mr. Rodriguez.  Anyone having information should use caution, and call their local police department or the State Police.

Detective Keith Nichols can be reached at the Southborough Police Department (774) 249-0355 or (508) 485-2121.  Callers can remain anonymous.