WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Welbert Nasser, 29, of Woburn was arraigned in Framingham District Court today on charges of larceny of a motor vehicle, failure to stop, speeding, a marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Judge David Cunis set bail at $1,000 cash and scheduled the next court hearing in Nasser’s case for Wednesday, August 12.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., today, Massachusetts State Police were informed that a Watertown taxi had been reported stolen. Shortly thereafter, State Police spotted the vehicle traveling Westbound on Interstate 90. State Police attempted to stop the taxi. The defendant allegedly continued at speeds over 100 miles per hour. Eventually, the taxi pulled off the highway in Springfield, the defendant proceeded to flee on foot, and then was arrested.These charges are allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.