Getaway taxi gone, robbery suspect nabbed on run; $100,000 bail set for Worcester man charged in Digital theft.Byline: Steven H. Foskett Jr.
WORCESTER - A city man was arrested and charged with robbing the Digital Federal Credit Union Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU) is a credit union based in Marlborough, Massachusetts. It has over 300,000 members and is the largest credit union in New England and one of the largest fifteen nationwide. on Shrewsbury Street yesterday afternoon after his unwitting getaway driver realized his taxicab was being used for that purpose and drove away, police said.
The accused robber, Lewis D. James, 25, of 61 Gage St., Apt. 2, was arrested shortly after an officer heading to the credit union saw him running down Shrewsbury Street, police Sgt. Kerry F. Hazelhurst said.
The sergeant said Mr. James took a cab to the credit union. Police spoke with the cab driver cab·driv·er also cab driver
One who drives a taxicab for hire.
cab driver n → taxista m/f
cab driver n → , who provided additional information that helped identify Mr. James as the alleged robber. The cab driver told police Mr. James had told him to wait for him before he entered the credit union.
"The cab driver observed the male coming back from the bank carrying a duffel bag," Sgt. Hazelhurst said. "The cab driver became suspicious, locked his doors, and drove away."
Sgt. Hazelhurst said Mr. James was charged with armed and masked A state of being disabled or cut off. robbery. He was also charged with armed robbery in connection with a Jan. 13 robbery at the TD Banknorth This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers.
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The sergeant said that about 1:45 p.m. yesterday, Officer Scott M. Pulsifer was sent to the credit union branch at 225 Shrewsbury St. to investigate an armed robbery in progress. While on his way to the credit union, Officer Pulsifer noticed a man running down Shrewsbury Street who fit the description a bank employee had given to a police dispatcher Software that determines what pending tasks should be done next and assigns the available resources to accomplish it. It may execute other programs or generate a list for human operators to follow. See scheduler. . He saw the man run onto Casco Street and then onto Albany Street Albany Street is a road in London running from Marylebone Road to Gloucester Gate following the east side of Regent's Park. It is about three-quarters of a mile in length.
The building numbering system has odd numbers on the east side, and even numbers on the west. . The officer pulled up to the man on Albany Street and told him to show his hands and to get on the ground.
Officer Pulsifer got out of his cruiser cruiser, large, fast, moderately armed warship, intermediate in type between the aircraft carrier and the destroyer. During World War II, battle cruisers operated as small battleships, combining in one vessel maximum qualities of gun caliber, armor protection, and and approached the man at gunpoint. The suspect, later identified as Mr. James, surrendered. Bank employees later positively identified Mr. James as the alleged robber, Sgt. Hazelhurst said. Police also recovered a duffel bag full of cash and a handgun.
Officers John Monopoli, Thomas J. Salmon, and Kenneth D. Carville assisted Officer Pulsifer with the arrest.
Mr. James was being held at Police Headquarters on $100,000 cash bail; he is to be arraigned Monday in Central District Court, Sgt. Hazelhurst said.
The practice of robbing a bank or a convenience store and attempting to flee in a waiting cab is apparently not a new - or very successful - concept.
In 2007, a man was arrested in Fitchburg after
robbing a Cumberland Farms. After robbing the store, the man
approached a woman on the street and used her phone to call a taxi. The woman agreed to share a cab with the robber.
The taxi driver taxi driver n → taxista m/f
taxi driver taxi n → chauffeur m de taxi
taxi driver taxi n → refused to drive the suspects after the store clerk notified him over the intercom that the store had been robbed. The man and the woman were both charged.
In 2006, a Leominster man was arrested after he was seen trying to get in a taxi after
robbing a Leominster convenience store. He fled on foot, only to be arrested later.
Also in 2006, a Fitchburg woman was arrested after she
robbed a Fitchburg convenience store and tried to flee in a taxi. The woman ran to a waiting taxi and was chased by clerks from the convenience store, who told the driver she had just robbed the business. The woman fled on foot.
In 2004, a city man was arrested after police said he was planning to carry a computer monitor from a house to a waiting taxi. He never made it into the cab.
In 2003, a Worcester man was arrested after he
robbed a Shrewsbury bank and fled in a waiting taxi.
He was later found on the 11th floor of the Lincoln Park Lincoln Park, city (1990 pop. 41,832), Wayne co., SE Mich., a suburb adjacent to Detroit, on the Detroit River; inc. 1921. It is a residential community in an area marked by a significant decline in industry. Towers.
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Bank robbery is the crime of robbing a bank. .