The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Massachusetts man on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 1:20 pm in Garden City.
According to detectives, officers responded to a four-vehicle auto accident at Old Country Road and Clinton Road. Upon police arrival it was determined that Raymond Sojo, 35, of 24 Main Street, Apartment 1, Worcester, Massachusetts, while driving at this location collided with two vehicles that were stopped at the intersection. Due to the collision, one of the vehicles was pushed into the intersection and collided with the rear passenger side of a FedEx truck. Sojo then exited his vehicle and entered the FedEx truck, attempting to flee the scene by using physical force and verbal threats towards the female operator, 26.
Responding officers attempted to place Sojo under arrest and render medical aid for his injuries sustained during the accident. Sojo refused to comply with the verbal commands from the officers. Police were then forced to utilize an ECD (taser) to subdue him. He was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Upon further investigation, a loaded Taurus G2C handgun was recovered from Defendant Sojo’s vehicle.
The two female operators of the vehicles that were struck by the defendant, 80 years old and 49 years old, were both transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.
Defendant Raymond Sojo is charged with Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Det. Woloszyn/3rd Squad 08/25/21/2330/8834