Bank Robbery Update: Falmouth Police Arrest Teaticket Man

Robbery at First Citizens Bank.
GENE M. MARCHAND/ENTERPRISE - Robbery at First Citizens Bank.

Police arrested Joseph Monteiro, 56, of Teaticket in connection with the robbery of the First Citizens Federal Credit Union on Main Street.


Police arrested Mr. Monteiro at his residence at approximately 11:30 last night, April 24.

At 4:34 Thursday afternoon, Falmouth police received a report from a bank employee that a man had just fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

After an active investigation, police obtained a search warrant for Mr. Monteiro and proceeded to arrest him. Evidence recovered included $2,700 in cash and the clothes Mr. Monteiro was wearing during the robbery.


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