Easton Police Arrest Man on Gun Charges Following Traffic Stop

Easton Police Department
Chief Gary F. Sullivan
46 Lothrop St.
North Easton, MA 02356

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Media Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: [email protected]

Easton Police Arrest Man on Gun Charges Following Traffic Stop

EASTON — Chief Gary Sullivan reports that the Easton Police Department arrested a Brockton man on gun charges after an officer encountered his disabled vehicle Monday afternoon.

ADERITO AMADO, AGE 27, OF BROCKTON was charged with:

  • Carrying a Firearm Without a License
  • Improper Storage of a Firearm
  • Unlawful Possession of Ammunition
  • Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Providing a False Name to a Police Officer

At approximately 4:50 p.m., an Easton Police officer came across a disabled Infinity sedan in the area of 31 Belmont St. (Route 123).

The driver, later identified as AMADO, initially provided a false name to the officer.

Through the course of their investigation, Easton Police were able to determine AMADO’S identity and discovered that he did not have a valid driver’s license.

His vehicle was towed because it was causing a hazard in the roadway. The car was searched before it was towed and officers located a loaded .45 caliber handgun under the driver’s seat.

AMADO was subsequently placed under arrest.


AMADO was later released on $25,000 bail and was scheduled to be arraigned in Taunton District Court Tuesday morning.

These are allegations. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.