Two arrested in connection with string of armed holdups

Suspects wanted for holdups

Surveillance photos via Boston Police Department.

The Boston Police Department on Saturday arrested two men in Dorchester on charges they held up 11 convenience stores, gas stations and fast-food restaurants, mostly in Mattapan and Dorchester.

Gerald Sibley, 34, was charged with armed robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say. Marion Griffin, 44, was charged with armed robbery.

Their most recent local holdup was 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday at Rosedale Market, 547 Washington St., when one of the two walked in, showed a gun and made off with cash and cigarettes, police say.

That was one night after the same man robbed the Mobil gas station at 1556 Blue Hill Ave., around 7:50 p.m.

Other Dorchester and Mattapan robberies they are suspects for:

  • Sept. 6, 10:20 p.m., Dunkin' Donuts, 1580 Dorchester Ave.
  • Sept. 6, 6:18 a.m., McDonalds, 1513 Dorchester Ave.
  • Sept. 5, 8:30 p.m., D Market, 658 Washington St.
  • Aug. 30, 8:33 p.m., St. Peter's Market, 419 Adams St.
  • Aug. 29, 8:20 p.m., Woodrow Avenue Market, 67 Woodrow Ave.
  • Aug. 31, 11:07 p.m., Mr. Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave.

The two are also suspects for armed holdups in the South End and Brookline, police say.