Four Arrested After Armed Robbery at Dartmouth’s Residence Inn
DARTMOUTH — On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at approximately 10:44 p.m., members of the Dartmouth Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery of the Residence Inn, located at 181 Faunce Corner Road.
According to information gathered from the female victim, four individuals, two males, and two females entered her room. Once inside, the victim stated that the females physically assaulted her, while the males ransacked the room.
The female victim stated that the suspects made away with $7,800 in cash and a Rolex watch valued at $14,500.
As the victim was familiar with one of the female suspects, officers were able to positively identify her, as well as the other suspects. With additional information that officers later received, a regional broadcast was sent out with information associated with the vehicle that the suspects were operating, a Hyundai Elantra.
At approximately 1:43 a.m., officers from the Westport Police Department stopped the vehicle on State Road, identified its occupants, and contacted Dartmouth Police.
As a result of the incident, Dartmouth Police arrested 24-year old Jadelynn Gibbons, of Nash Road, New Bedford; Shantel Medeiros, 22, of Salisbury Street, New Bedford; 25-year -old Hakeem Lopes, of Adams Street, New Bedford; and Manny Andrews, 25, of Bannister Street, New Bedford.
All four suspects were charged with armed robbery, assault and battery, larceny over $1,200, and conspiracy to commit a crime.
The victim was not seriously injured, and the investigation is ongoing.
Information from Detective Kyle Costa, Dartmouth Police Department