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Suspected Bank Robber Caught in VT

Police said Joseph G. Petrarca of Providence was arrested after he allegedly robbed a bank in Hartford, VT.

The man wanted for robbing a bank in Cranston last week is reportedly behind bars in Vermont after he was arrested for robbing a People's United Bank.

The Associated Press reported that Joseph G. Petrarca robbed the Vermont bank earlier this week. He walked into the bank wearing a red hat, taped-on mustache and a wig with long blond hair.

He was seen fleeing the scene in a pickup truck driven by another man, identified as John Fenley Jr., of Hartford.

Police said Petrarca walked into a Mascoma Savings Bank branch in a disguise but left without robbing it.

He is believed to be the same man who robbed the Oaklawn Avenue Washington Trust. That robbery was one of the two Washington Trust branches robbed in Cranston last week.

jennifer petrarca January 27, 2013 at 08:49 PM
His last name is Italian and how i no that is because Joseph Petrarca is my father. He has problems he's had them ever sense i was little. My dad does deserve to be in prisonvfunny thing is tha he just got relesed from prison in 2011.
Tony Soprano February 02, 2013 at 10:45 PM
a scumbag like this deserves a life sentence
Liz Padula March 04, 2013 at 06:28 PM
Jenn. I know just how you feel. John fenley is my brother. He but my mother into her grave. Know one will ever know how must it efects the family. I feel for you and your famliy. I have known your father since he was a kid. They both should be locked up. I think John had something to do with the robberys in RI. Jen move on he dose not deserve to have you as a daugther. God bless your family and sorry for your pain. I meet you when you where a little girl. Your mother worked with me. Your mother is a good mother and all ways worked hard to give you the best life she could. Do not let him bring you down. Liz
Jenny Hunt March 04, 2013 at 10:31 PM
Liz is the one who put my Grandma in her grave and stole their money and she's a manipulator, liar and a gold digger. She's faking you out and she should be in jail for theft. My Dad is a good guy who made mistakes and most likely got talked into this whole thing by this old friend of his who really may deserve to be locked up. I don't know your Dad Jennifer, so I can't say for sure the type of person he is. She is alleging he had something to do with the other robberies in RI, this is a LIE and she is making shit up. My Dad, John Fenley should be punished but does NOT deserve to be in prison for life. Where's your compassion Liz? Liz is happy he's in prison, because all those court cases of her ripping off my deceased grandparents and their two other kids will probably be dismissed. Aunt Liz, I'm not stupid, I know your bullshit. It's just unfortunate you're a psycho, because my cousins are good people. I may have been fed misinformation by my family members and you about my father and other things, but I always find out the TRUTH. My only regret is not spending more time with my Grandparents before they passed, because they were awesome. Have you enjoyed all their money yet? You did tell me at Grandma's FUNERAL "My life is finally coming together now." Really think you could fool me? Go f*ck yourself. Don't even try to pull some shit on me and my family for this comment either because you're offended I called you out. It will be on record. Have a shitty day Aunt Liz.
Lady March 04, 2013 at 11:17 PM
Oh snap!!!! It's getting ugly!!!!!

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