During November of 2012, the Wareham Police Department Detective Division received information concerning an armed robbery incident that occurred at Pepin’s Liquors in Wareham on November 28, 2011. After investigating information provided by an anonymous citizen, Detective Michael Smith obtained an arrest warrant for 40-year-old Windy Monteiro of #671 State Road in Dartmouth, MA, who has been charged with Armed Robbery, due to her involvement in the 2011 robbery incident at Pepin’s Liquors.
During the Pepin’s Liquors robbery incident, Ms. Monteiro was observed on videotape entering the store, having conversation with the store employee, then returning to her vehicle in the parking lot. A male suspect, who was a passenger in the vehicle, entered the store, jumped over the counter and threatened the clerk with a knife, before leaving with the cash register. The male was then picked up by the female a short distance from the store. The investigation is ongoing with regard to the identity of the male suspect.
Windy Monteiro was arrested without incident at approximately 6:30 am on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at her residence, located at #671 State Road in Dartmouth MA. Ms. Monteiro was arrested with assistance from Dartmouth PD, New Bedford PD, and the Mass. State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section. She will be arraigned on the charge of Armed Robbery at the Wareham 4th District Court.