Two people arrested in Wareham in connection to New Bedford armed robbery
Two people wanted for an armed robbery in New Bedford were arrested in Wareham early on Friday morning, Jan. 17. Kerstyn Gross, 22, and Luis Santos, 21, were placed into custody at separate locations by Wareham officers on the midnight shift.
Gross and Santos allegedly used the “plentyoffish.com” dating site to lure a Rochester man to Tallman Street in New Bedford on Dec. 30, and then robbed him of $160 in cash, a driver’s license, debit card, medication, and a black iPhone 10.
At 12:15 a.m. Officer Robert McLain and Sergeant Daniel Henderson arrested Gross on Depot Street, after responding to a disturbance call. At the time of the arrest she had four warrants.
Later, at about 2:00 a.m., Sergeant Henderson and Officer Ryan Gomes went to an address at Brandy Hill Apartments, where Santos was located and arrested after being ordered out of a bathroom. Santos was arrested on five active warrants from New Bedford District Court.