Fall River Man Arrested for Stealing Woman’s Rent
FALL RIVER — Fall River Police arrested a man after he allegedly stole a woman's rent money, and then broke her phone when she tried to report him to the police.
Sunday, officers of the Fall River Police Departments Uniform Division were dispatched to the area of the SRTA Bus Terminal in regards to a robbery complaint. The 60-year-old female victim stated she was lying on her bed, counting rent money. She says the suspect, 52-year-old Daniel A. Garrison, then entered, took the money and refused to return it. When told by the victim that she was calling the police, Garrison took the victim's cell phone and broke it.
Lead Officer Jason Fournier, with assistance from Officers Raul Camara, Adam Talbot, Timothy Magan and Joseph Kubicek, began a canvass of the area after learning the suspect was dropped off in the area of Hall Street.
Officers Fournier, Magan and Sergeants Bryan Nadeau and Brett Kimball were able located the suspect on Hall Street.
Garrison was taken into custody without incident on charges of larceny from a person, as well as assault and battery on a person over 60, and witness intimidation.
--Fall River Police