The following is the actual Yarmouth Police press release:
YPD Nails Armed Robber
On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at approximately 9:16PM Yarmouth Police Officers responded to the parking lot area of Shaw’s Supermarket on Route 28 in South Yarmouth for the report of an armed robbery.
Upon arrival, the victim told Officers that he was just robbed by a Hispanic male and he described him as follows, approximately 5’5″, heavy build, wearing a black hat, black jacket, blue jeans, approximately 26 to 28 years old, with facial hair. The victim knew the suspect and provided Officers initially with his first name and then subsequently with his full name.
Officer confirmed that the robbery occurred in the parking lot earlier in the evening at approximately 8:30PM and involved threatening the victim with a hand held knife. The victim gave the suspect the money and the suspect fled on foot. The victim subsequently found out where the suspect lived and walked over to his nearby house in an attempt to get his money back. When that was unsuccessful the victim called YPD.
At approximately 12:50 AM this morning, Yarmouth Police Patrol Officer Richard Fichter, Detective Russell Giammarco, Patrol Officer Paulo Cruz, and Patrol Officer Justin Haire responded to 22 Mayflower Lane in South Yarmouth and located the suspect and placed him under arrest for armed robbery.
The suspect was held overnight at Yarmouth Police Headquarters on $2,500 cash bail and will be arraigned in the Barnstable District Court sometime later today.
REINALDO TORRES JR. Age 27
22 Mayflower Lane South Yarmouth
Felony Armed Robbery
This media release was prepared and distributed by Yarmouth Police Department Deputy Chief of Police Steven G. Xiarhos
In other news:
Hyannis Firefighters and police rushed to 151 Pitcher’s Way earlier tonight for what was originally reported to be a house fire…
Firefighters found the residence filled with smoke due a closed fireplace damper…
Large fans were used to ventilate the smoke and make the home habitable again…
No injuries were reported…
A section of Pitchers way was closed down because of emergency vehicles in the street…
The following brief video highlights the scene… [Press play]
In other news:
Today's storm and above freezing temperatures left slush and moisture on roadways and parking lots which quickly turned to black ice as temperatures fell earlier in the evening....
Roads were slippery but no major accidents were reported...
Icy road conditions are expected for the remainder of the evening.
Robert Bastille, HyannisNews.com
P.S. -- Tonight's brief HyTown Vignette is brought to you by Rush... I'm sending this 'north of the boarder' classic out to my Canadian relatives and countrymen, hoping for a US vs. Canada Gold Medal Final, it would be 'win/win' no matter how you slice it... Go U.S.A and Oh Canada! It's time to 'get your Hockey on' in HyTown! [Press play and crank this 'bleep' up...]
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