Friday, June 22, 2012
Police arrested a 57-year-old Somerville man and charged him with robbing a Sovereign Bank in East Somerville.
Somerville police arrested 57-year-old Charles Ryan, of 75 Myrtle St., Thursday and charged him with unarmed robbery in connection to a bank robbery in East Somerville. According to a police report, Ryan walked off with about $1500 from the Sovereign Bank at 125 Broadway, but he was caught moments after the alleged robbery. Upon getting arrested, Ryan allegedly told police, "I was desperate," the report says. The bank robbery happened shortly before 2:50 p.m., according to the report. A teller at the bank told police that a man with gray shoulder-length hair and a tattoo, wearing blue checkered shorts and a white hat, and with a purple cast on his arm, walked up to her window and said, "Give me all you have," the report says. When asked if…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A Boston man is accused of robbing a Century Bank near Somerville's Winter Hill on Monday morning.
Timothy Walton, 25, of Boston, who is accused of robbing a bank in Somerville, is scheduled to be arraigned in Somerville District Court Tuesday morning, according to an email from Deputy Chief Paul Upton of the Somerville Police Department. Walton is accused of robbing the Century Bank at 102 Fellsway West, near the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville, Monday morning. The Century Bank is across the street from Foss Park near the corner of Mystic Avenue. According to an account released by Somerville police, the bank robbery occurred at around 10:15 a.m. Somerville 911 received a report about a hold-up alarm and phone calls from bank personnel at that time, the account says. Police say Walton allegedly passed a note demanding cash and …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Jason Souza, 29, of Charlestown, was arrested at the intersection of McGrath Highway and Mystic Avenue on May 10. He is accused of robbing banks in Medford and Charlestown.
A Medford bank teller was in line at Dunkin' Donuts in Medford Square on May 9 when she spotted a familiar face. Two days ealier her bank, Members Plus Credit Union, just a few doors down, had been robbed. She was the teller to whom the bank robber had passed the demand note. As she waited for coffee on the morning of May 9, the alleged robber was waiting behind her in the same line, according to a police report. On May 10, the day after this encounter encounter in the Dunkin' Donuts, Jason Souza, 29, of Charlestown, was arrested in Somerville, near the intersection of McGrath Highway and Mystic Avenue, a warrant charge of unarmed robbery, according to Medford Police. Police believe Souza robbed the Members Plus Credit Union in Medford …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Police searching for suspect Wednesday afternoon.
The Citizens Bank in West Medford was robbed Wednesday afternoon, according to police radio transmissions. The robbery occurred about 12:30 p.m., and police were searching for a suspect described as a white male about 6 feet 2 inches with a blue jacket, according to @AlertNewEngland, who first reported the robbery. The Citizens Bank is located at 501 High Street in West Medford.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Mother "heartbroken" over case. Next court date set for Jan. 5.
A Somerville District Court judge set a $20,000 cash bail for Daniel Merrill, who is accused of robbing four banks in Davis Square. Merrill did not appear in the courtroom during the Tuesday morning hearing. His lawyer, Cheryl C. McGillivray, from the Committee for Public Counsel Services, said his absence in the courtroom was to prevent the defendant's image from being made public, so as not to taint potential witnesses in the case. Merrill's mother did appear in court Tuesday, and McGillivray described her as "heartbroken" about the case. Merrill is 26 years old. McGillivray had no other comments about the case. The next court date is set for Jan. 5 for a probably cause hearing. Tuesday's bail hearing was before Judge Maurice R. Flynn …
Monday, November 28, 2011
The Black-Friday Robbery took place at around 12:30 in the afternoon.
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Monday, November 28, 2011