About 12:44pm on Monday, February 22, 2021, members of the Violent Crime Job Power made an Armed Theft arrest ensuing from an on-going investigation into latest financial institution robberies.
Officers noticed as a male, later recognized as Richard Pimental, 60, of Jamaica Plain, exited a black motorcar within the space of Harris Avenue and Centre Road, and entered and exited three totally different banks situated on Centre Road in Jamaica Plain. Pimental then entered Citizen’s Financial institution, situated at 696 Centre Road, and upon exiting, the officers noticed him dash away, wanting again over his shoulder whereas eradicating a hat, masks and gloves. Pimental ran again in the direction of Harris Avenue and was noticed within the rear of the identical black motorcar he was seen exiting earlier.
Upon confirming financial institution theft had simply occurred, officers performed a visitors cease at 46 Carolina Avenue and positioned Pimental beneath arrest. Officers recovered a pocket knife, $681.00 in United States Forex, in addition to different objects of evidentiary worth.
Financial institution personnel decided that the full loss to be $681.00, and supplied the officers with the financial institution theft demand be aware from the teller station.
Richard Pimental was arrested and charged with Armed Theft. He’s anticipated to be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court docket.
The operator of the black motorcar was recognized and launched.