Massachusetts State Police Release — 05052014 — State Police Arrest Man in Dartmouth after Attempted Armed Robbery
This afternoon at approximately 4:45 p.m., the Troop D 911 Call Center received a 911 call reporting a man was in the parking lot of the North Dartmouth Mall pointing a firearm at a person in a vehicle, parked in front of JC Penney. Troopers Kyle Duarte and Christopher Meleo responded to the mall.
Upon arrival, the troopers were signaled by the victim. A male subject, later identified as COREY J. MAHON, 26, of New Bedford was identified as the suspect that reportedly was attempting to rob the victim at gunpoint.
MAHON was taken into custody without incident. In his possession, he had an Ekol Botan 9mm PAK (Starter pistol). Dartmouth Police also assisted at the scene.
As a result of an investigation, MAHON was placed under arrest and transported to the Dartmouth Barracks. MAHON will be charged in New Bedford District Court on the following charges:
1.) Assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit a starter pistol
2.) Attempt to commit armed robbery
3.) Threats to commit bodily harm
4.) Assault & Battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit a starter pistol
No further information is currently available. Please do not contact the barracks directly.