Wednesday, August 15, 2012
James Ferguson will be charged in U.S. District Court on one count of armed robbery.
The man police say used a pellet gun to rob Cambridge Trust Company in June was indicted in federal court Tuesday. James Ferguson will face one count of armed bank robbery for the role prosecutors say he played in the June 28 robbery. According to police reports at the time, Ferguson entered the bank and wearing a clear mask with a black line near the mouth and carrying a black gun. He approached a teller and ordered him to over over money. The teller complied, then Ferguson said he wanted the teller to open the vault doors, which the teller did, according to reports. The robbery took about 10 minutes, and the indictment indicates that Ferguson left the bank with $63, 616. But the money didn't stay in his possession long. An officer …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Police ordered the suspect robber to stop at gunpoint on Beaver Street. The driver of the getaway car, however, remains at large.
An officer responding to Thursday's robbery at the Cambridge Trust Company happened to make the right turn at the right time, coming upon the suspect and ordering him at gunpoint to freeze. But they weren't as fortunate with the driver of the getaway car. The bank was robbed at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, when a man wearing a clear mask with a black line near the mouth came in with a black gun and ordered a teller to give him money. The teller complied, then the robber said he wanted the teller to open the vault doors, which the teller did. The robbery took about 10 minutes and the thief fled on foot with $52,100. One of the officers responding to the scene was driving down Beacon Street, then took her first available right, onto Beaver Street…
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Police have arrested a suspect.
Police have arrested a man in connection with this morning's armed robbery of Cambridge Trust Company. The 65 Beacon St. bank was robbed at 10:20 a.m. by a man; police made an arrested a short time later but no further information is available at this point. Check back with Beacon Hill Patch for updates. The same bank was robbed three times last year by one man. That man was convicted of the crimes in March.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Sentencing is scheduled for June 19.
The man who robbed Cambridge Trust Company three separate times last year pleaded guilty Thursday to each crime, and faces up to 75 years in prison. Patrick M. Cannon, 57, was convicted in U.S. District Court on three counts of armed robbery. In the latest case, on Aug. 11, Cannon entered the 65 Beacon St. bank wearing a white graduation gown. Inside he "brandished a black semi-automatic handgun and ordered the tellers to empty their cash drawers," according to an FBI press release. After robbing the bank, he fled in a black Cadillac SUV. Police found the vehicle, which belonged to Cannon's brother. The brother said he had lent it to Cannon that day. Police arrested Cannon and he admitted to the robbery, as well as the May 14 and June 2 …