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FRAMINGHAM – On Friday, Framingham Police Chief Lester Baker gave a Meritorious Service Award to Officer Tim Gatlin, for his work in helping to apprehend suspects wanted in an Ashland home invasion in December 2020.

On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at approximately 12:28 p.m. Officer Gatlin was on routine patrol and while in the process of conducting a routine check of the Motel 6 parking lot, he observed a motor vehicle that had been reported stolen, explained Framingham Deputy Police Chief Sean Riley.

“While investigating, Officer Gatlin discovered the vehicle was occupied by 4 individuals, at which time he conducted a felony stop of the vehicle,” said the Deputy Police Chief.

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“A Massachusetts State Police Trooper arrived a short time later, assisting Officer Gatlin taking the 4 people into custody,” said Deputy Police Chief Riley.

While conducting an inventory of the vehicle, two shotguns and a replica 1911 airsoft were recovered, said the deputy police choef.

“A follow up investigation revealed the 4 individuals were suspects in an armed home invasion in Ashland,” said Deputy Police Chief Riley.

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