SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Five men were arrested early Wednesday morning for their alleged involvement in an armed robbery at a Dunkin’ Donuts in the East Springfield neighborhood.
Lt. Henry Gagnon of the Springfield Police Department told 22News that officers were sent to the Dunkin Donuts at 694 Page Boulevard around 2:00 A.M., where an employee had reported being robbed at gunpoint by multiple people.
The suspects left before officers got there, but officers received the description of a gold-colored Jeep that had been involved.
Police stopped a Jeep matching that description a short time later near Bay and Jasper St., and five people that were inside were arrested.
Kenneth Walker, 22, of Waverly St., Springfield faces charges of armed robbery while masked, armed assault with intent to rob, and carrying a firearm without a license.
Parrish Wilson, 21, of Jasper St., Springfield armed robbery, armed assault with intent to rob, and carrying a firearm without a license. He was the only person out of the five that had not been masked, Lt. Gagnon said.
Deandre Ballard, 19, of Bay Meadow Rd., Springfield, L’Various Jones, 20, and David Lewis, Jr., 20, were also arrested and all face charges of armed robbery while masked, armed assault with intent to rob, carrying a firearm without a license, and possession of ammunition without an FID card.