EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

Latest News

December 6, 2013

Police nab suspect in Monday bank robbery

Tips from Eagle-Tribune readers lead to arrest in Pentucket Bank holdup

HAVERHILL — Police have arrested a suspect in Monday’s robbery of the Pentucket Bank branch across from Westgate Plaza on Lowell Avenue.

Daniel Pierce, 30, 303 Kingsbury Ave., was held overnight at the Haverhill Police Station and will be arraigned this morning for unarmed robbery in Haverhill District Court, Deputy police Chief Donald Thompson said.

The arrest was based on tips generated from The Eagle-Tribune’s timely publishing of the bank robbery story and surveillance photos from the bank,” police Lt. Robert Pistone said.

Police said the suspect entered the bank just after 2 p.m. while wearing a mask that covered half his face. The man approached a teller and demanded cash, and the teller complied. The man then left the bank on foot.

Pistone said detectives followed up on numerous tips, which led to the collection of evidence and information tying Pierce to the crime.

“The Haverhill Detective Division worked tirelessly as a team the past three days on this bank robbery, which resulted in Pierce’s arrest less than 72 hours after the bank robbery,” Pistone said.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News

AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Photos of the Week