FRANKLIN - After a joint investigation with the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Massachusetts State Police, Franklin Police Detectives executed multiple search warrants on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 258 Washington Street, Apartment #2, Franklin.
During the course of the investigation a package was intercepted through the mail which was addressed to an occupant at 258 Washington Street Apt. 2. Probable cause was developed that illegal narcotics were contained in the package.
On Wednesday, February 23, 2022 with the assistance of the Metro-LEC Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), the package was delivered and the search warrant was executed. Two illegal firearms were located in a bedroom of the apartment. One was a fully loaded AK-47 rifle and a loaded Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun. Several types of controlled substances were also found in the apartment.
Due to this investigation in conjunction with the evidence seized as a result of the three search warrants, three individuals were charged in this case. Harry Alberini (04/13/1980), Sonya Peterson (09/18/1977), and Joseph Martin-Morse (09/16/1980) will be charged with several firearms and drug related charges and will be arraigned on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Wrentham District Court.