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Granby Traffic Stop Results in Two Arrests


GRANBY, Mass. (WGGB) – A traffic stop Tuesday morning in Granby resulted in two Ware men being placed under arrest.

State Police say that around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, during a traffic stop on Fred Fuel Road in Granby, a trooper found that the two people inside the car both had warrants out for their arrest.

The driver of the car, identified as 37-year-old Terrence Gaskins of Ware, had had his license revoked as a habitual offender, according to State Police, and was placed under arrest and charged with failure to inspect a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license (habitual offender), and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license (subsequent offense).

State Police add that Gaskins had 13 previous convictions for operating after suspension/revocation, and default warrants out for operating under the influence of liquor and failure to stop for police.

A check run by the trooper found that Gaskins’ passenger, identified as 29-year-old Wayne Burston of Ware, was wanted for two counts of felony armed robbery, assault and battery, and possession with intent to distribute a Class B substace.

Both Gaskins and Burston were booked at the Hampshire County House of Corrections and are being held pending their court appearances.

  • chance68

    13 previous convictions and this guy is still driving???? Does that say anything ? It tells me the penalties are no where near tough enough to instill fear into this guys brain so that he never does this again. I think a sentence of 10 years with no chance of parole might be what the doctor ordered.