Somerville Police arrest robbery suspect

On January 30, 2013, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Chief Thomas Pasquarello announced that the suspect who was wanted in connection with the Armed Robbery of the Quick Stop convenience store at 219 Highland Avenue has been arrested.  Jonathan Williams, age 31, of Revere, was arrested today in Woburn.  Acting on tips received from the public, as well as other sources, detectives were able to identify Williams as the suspect in the robbery last Sunday evening.  He was located in Woburn and arrested without incident.  Somerville Police, Medford Police, Woburn Police, State Police and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force worked together to locate and apprehend the suspect.  The suspect will be arraigned in Somerville District Court later today.

“We are grateful to the news media for broadcasting the surveillance video, and well as the many followers on the Police Department Home Page and Social Media, which led to several tips, identifying Williams as the suspect”, said Chief Pasquarello.  The Chief also commended the teamwork by all of the local, State and Federal agencies who were involved in this investigation and the many members of the community for their cooperation.

 

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