Man Charged With OUI After Crashing Into Store on Mother’s Day

FRAMINGHAM – A Framingham was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol after he crashed his pickup truck into a Framingham convenience store on Mother’s Day.

A pickup truck driven by Guilherme Assis-Almeida crashed into Downtown Convenience at 130 Kendall Street at 4:54 p.m. on Sunday, May 12

No one was injured.

Police arrested Assis-Almeida,22, of 899 Waverley Street in Framingham at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday.

He was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with no license, and negligent operation of a vehicle.

While there were no injuries, a “portion of the wall” at the convenience store was “knocked down.” Merchandise from the store went flying when the crash happened, according to a witness.

The damage to the store was so significant, it is still closed today, May 13. Repairs are needed before it can re-open.

Assist-Almeida refused a Breathalyzer test at the scene. His right to drive was automatically suspended for 180 days.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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