SEEKONK (WBSM) — Three men have been arrested and charged with multiple offenses in connection with the February 2024 armed robbery of a cash courier in Swansea.

All three suspects are charged with robbing a courier at gunpoint, zip-tying and pepper spraying the victim, and then burning the stolen getaway vehicle.

Steven Madison, 38, of Bridgewater; Christopher White, 37, of Raynham; and Quentin McDonald, 35, of Brockton, were each charged with one count of robbery interfering with interstate commerce, one count of arson of property used in or affecting interstate commerce, and one count of conspiracy.

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In addition, Madison and White were also charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The charges stem from February 19, 2024, when surveillance footage caught two men stealing a rental van from a U-Haul in Abington.

That same day, an armed courier arrived at a bank in Swansea carrying approximately $436,200 in cash for a deposit.

It is alleged that the U-Haul van pulled up alongside the courier, while a masked man exited the van and pointed a firearm at the courier before zip-tying his hands behind his back.

A second masked man allegedly exited the U-Haul van and loaded the cash into the vehicle. The two men allegedly forced the courier into the back seat of his car before pepper spraying him.

While inside the van, surveillance footage showed that the courier fired four rounds in the direction of the U-Haul van as it fled before calling 911.

The men allegedly drove the van to a location in Swansea, where they met with a third man driving an SUV. The suspects reportedly transferred the stolen cash into the SUV, burned the U-Haul van, and fled.

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Massachusetts District Attorney

During a search of Madison’s Bridgewater residence, an estimated $5,000 or more in cash was allegedly located in various amounts throughout the house.

A $47,000 Rolex watch, a sweatshirt similar to that worn by one of the robbers, a firearm, and ammunition were also recovered by police.

Following a search of White’s residence in Raynham, zip-ties, a black mask similar to that worn by one of the robbers, a firearm, and ammunition were recovered.

According to court documents, both Madison and McDonald have prior state convictions for masked armed robbery, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and unlawfully possessing a firearm.

White also has prior state convictions for larceny and receiving stolen property.

The suspects were arrested Wednesday, May 8 and were detained pending a hearing scheduled for May 13.

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