Two people charged with armed robbery on January 12 at a Berlin gas station: police

BERLIN, CT — Local police say a Massachusetts man and a juvenile have been extradited to the state in connection with a Jan. 12 armed robbery at a Berlin gas station.

According to Berlin Police, Andre Oliveira De Paula, 22, of Millis, Massachusetts, was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and complicity to commit robbery.


Meanwhile, a 17-year-old suspect from Massachusetts has been charged with robbery.

Police said De Paula was being held on $1 million bail while the juvenile was being held at a Connecticut juvenile detention center.

According to BPD, the incident happened around 12:01 a.m. Jan. 12 at the Citgo gas station at 1289 Farmington Ave. in Berlin.

“After an extensive investigation, the Berlin Police Investigation Division obtained arrest warrants for the two individuals involved, who were arrested and extradited from Massachusetts on charges related to the Berlin armed robbery,” a statement said. writes the BPD.

Additionally, police said, the duo has been linked to other armed robberies in Manchester, Fairfield and North Haven.

From January 12: “Armed robber wanted in Berlin: police”