Thursday, October 15, 2020

In the News: mystery about the expanded 'shelter in place' order; individual to be arraigned on multiple charges

From the Milford Daily News, an article of interest for Franklin:

"Police from Franklin sent out a Reverse 911 on Sunday ordering residents to “shelter-in-place” during a standoff with an armed man who fired at police officers.

Although that is not an unusual move, what happened afterward was. The order was also sent to residents in several other nearby communities, including Milford, Blackstone, Mendon, Wrentham, North Attleboro and Walpole.

How that happened is a mystery, according to Franklin police Sgt. Brian Johnson."

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The man who authorities say fired several shots at police officers during an armed standoff at the Spruce Pond condominium complex on Sunday is expected to be arraigned Thursday in Wrentham District Court.

Police filed charges against Thomas E. McManus, 53, of 46 Quince Landing, related to the incident on Sunday.

Police charged McManus with six counts of armed assault to murder with a firearm; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; assault and battery on a police officer; discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling; disorderly conduct; disturbing the peace; and three counts of vandalizing property.
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