A 41-year-old man and a 40-year old man are facing a raft of charges following another heavy-equipment robbery in St. John’s.
RNC Officers, Police Dog Services and the Forensic Identification Section responded to an alarm at the Bank of Montreal (BMO) on Newfoundland Drive in the capital city at around 4:30 a.m. this morning.
— Richard Duggan (@RDugganVOCM) January 19, 2019
Following the break and enter, RNC officers set up a traffic stop on the Trans Canada Highway, and later arrested the two men in connection with the break and enter at BMO.
A 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with break and enter, theft of a motor vehicle, possession of property obtained by crime, public mischief, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm and other firearm offences.
A 41-year-old man was also arrested and charged with break and enter, theft of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a weapon obtained by crime, and other firearms offences.
Both men have been held to appear in Provincial Court.
The RNC has announced via Twitter that they have arrested two men in connection to this morning’s robbery at BMO.
Around 4:30 a.m. this morning a front-end loader was used in an attempted break in at the BMO at the intersection of Newfoundland Drive and Torbay Road.
The two men are set to make a court appearance today.
VOCM News is tracking the story and will have more information as it becomes available.
BREAKING NEWS – As a result of this mornings attempted theft of an ATM machine we have arrested two males. The investigation is on-going with further details to follow.
— Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (@RNC_PoliceNL) January 19, 2019