Arrest Made in Adams Gas Station Armed Robbery
|The suspect is seen entering the store on Dec. 26 in this video screenshot.|
ADAMS, Mass. — A North Adams man was arrested over the weekend for the armed robbery of the Mobil Gas Station on Dec. 26, 2019.
Detective Michael Wandrei worked alongside members of the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Task Force, and patrol officers of the Adams Police Department to secure an arrest warrant for the man on the charge of armed robbery.
He was arrested by members of the State Police in Springfield and will be held pending arraignment in Northern Berkshire District Court.
The Howland Avenue convenience store was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes by an individual who entered at 12:15 a.m. and threatened the clerk with a knife. The person was wearing an oversized hooded sweat shirt and had a shirt or scarf covering mouth and nose.
"We are thankful for the tremendous amount of work put in by the detective, with a special thanks to dDetectives of the North Adams Police Department, and other members of the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Task Force to ensure that this individual was arrested and will be brought forth before the court to answer to such charges," states the release from the Adams Police Department.
No further information is available at this time.