PURSE SNATCHING SENDS ONE TO THE SLAMMER

At about 6:05pm, on Thursday, March 17, 2011, officers from Area A-1 (Downtown) responded to a call for a person stealing purses inside McFadden's Bar. On arrival, officers spoke to bar employees who stated that a male patron was seen stealing purses. When police arrived, the suspect was being detained by bar employees.     A search of the suspect enabled officers to see and recover several forms of identification belonging to other people.

Officers arrested Arthur Lynch, 20, of Dartmouth and charged him with Larceny from the Person.