A bold bank robber is convicted

News 29 March, 2018
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    Geneviève Dallaire was arrested following a bank robbery in September 2016. His accomplice Alain Ste-Marie has been able to evade the police for long hours.

    Michael Nguyen

    Thursday, 29 march 2018 22:52

    Thursday, 29 march 2018 22:52

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    A thief who has been terrorizing the customers of a bank during a daring robbery in the middle of the day are now likely to be labelled a dangerous offender or to control.

    “I would never be a psychiatric assessment for the Crown, I’m not crazy at this point “, was launched Alain Ste-Marie, on Thursday at the palais de justice of Montreal.

    A few minutes earlier, the accused-the 47-year-old had been convicted of a series of charges in connection with a risky robbery to Bonnie and Clyde, in September 2016.

    On this day, Ste-Marie and his accomplice, Geneviève Dallaire, were presented in a TD Bank, in the Mile End neighbourhood. The man, who was disguised, had exhibited a bar of metal to the cashiers.

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    Alain Ste-Marie


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    “Get me out of the money ! Give me 10 000 $ “, would have screamed Ste-Marie, under the watchful gaze of staff and customers terrified.

    A witness told amnesty international that his 3 year old daughter was crying, terrified by the scene that unfolded before them.

    The two criminals fled in amount in a taxi, and then eject the driver. However, they have had an accident in trying to escape the police. Dallaire was arrested immediately, but st. Mary’s has managed to dodge authorities for long hours.

    Invented story

    During the trial, st. Mary’s has attempted to argue the error on the person, with the help of his accomplice, who tried in vain to wear the hat a certain ” Capone “.

    “Ms. Dallaire told a story sewn with white thread using a fictional character nicknamed “Capone” for a diversion in relation to the involvement of the accused, ” said the judge Guylaine Rivest.

    As soon as Ste-Marie was declared guilty, and as he has many a history of robberies, the prosecutor Geneviève Boutet has requested the assessment of the accused in order to ask for, according to the results of the report, that it be declared a dangerous offender to control.

    Alain Ste-Marie will return to court in June for the following procedures.