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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police Officer arrested a man on motor vehicle charges, after he refused to stop for police Wednesday afternoon, May 12.

Police arrested at 1:31 p.m. Thomas Galvin, 30, with no known address. He was charged with operating a motor vehicle with no license, operating a vehicle with no registration and failure to stop for police.

Around 12:30 p.m. an officer near Prindiville Avenue observed another police officer in a cruiser attempt to stop a vehicle on Concord Street at the intersection of mansfield Street. The officer activated his light and drove after the white Cadillac with Missouri expired plates, The vehicle turned left onto Mansfield Street, at a high rate of speed, disappearing out of sight, wrote the officer in his report.

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“It was apparent it had turned into a driveway on Mansfield St. A resident approached me and stated ‘that white car just turned into that driveway’,” wrote the officer in his police report.

Upon approaching the vehicle, all the occupants were out of the vehicle, wrote the officers.

One of the police officers identified Galvin as the driver.

 “Thomas began reaching around inside the vehicle disobeying multiple orders to not do so. At this time due his actions the vehicle was pat frisked for weapons in the area he kept reaching towards on the passenger side glove box area and the  side between the drivers door and seat,” wrote officers in the report.

“Thomas gave a Massachusetts license number which came back as ‘no status found,” wrote officers.

“Based off the statements and actions by Thomas, he was placed into custody for failure to stop for police. A tow was requested for his vehicle as it was unregistered on a public way the initial reason for the motor vehicle stop and used in the crime of failure to stop,” wrote officers.      

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Framingham Police booking photo               

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.