3 Massachusetts males indicted for armed theft of money courier transporting $430,000 for marijuana corporations


Three Bay State males have been federally indicted for the alleged armed theft of a money courier who was transporting greater than $430,000 for marijuana corporations.

The boys — Steven Madison, 38, of Bridgewater; Christopher White, 37, of Raynham; and Quentin McDonald, 25, of Brockton — are accused of robbing the courier at gunpoint in Swansea earlier this 12 months.

They allegedly zip-tied and pepper sprayed the courier, after which burned the stolen getaway car.

In keeping with the federal charging paperwork, two males on Feb. 19 had been seen on video stealing a rental van from a U-Haul location in Abington. Then later within the day, an armed courier who labored for a corporation that gives money transportation companies for licensed hashish corporations arrived at a financial institution in Swansea, carrying about $436,200 in money for deposit.

The U-Haul van allegedly pulled up alongside the courier, and a masked man carrying a camouflaged vest received out of the van. He then allegedly pointed a firearm on the courier earlier than zip-tying the courier’s arms behind his again.

Then a second masked man allegedly received out of the U-Haul van and rapidly loaded the money into the car. After attempting to disarm the courier, the 2 males allegedly compelled the courier into the again seat of his personal automobile, pepper sprayed him and closed the door.

Surveillance footage confirmed that the courier managed to take away one hand from the zip-tie restraints whereas inside his car, draw his firearm and hearth 4 rounds within the course of the U-Haul van because it fled the scene earlier than calling 911.

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