Northampton woman charged in alleged robbery 

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Staff Writer
Published: 1/6/2020 5:21:16 PM
Modified: 1/6/2020 5:20:46 PM

NORTHAMPTON – A woman arrested after a Friday traffic stop was arraigned on armed robbery and assault charges in Northampton District Court on Monday.

Daviana Rivera-Zeigler, 26, of Northampton, pleaded not guilty to one count of armed robbery and one count of armed assault with intent to rob. She was released on her own recognizance, with conditions that included GPS monitoring and an order to stay away from McDonald’s restaurant at 221 King St.

Rivera-Zeigler is alleged to have been with Luke Truehart, 38, of Easthampton, on the evening of Dec. 29, when he allegedly stole cash and a phone from a man in the parking lot of McDonald’s. Truehart is alleged to have struck the man in the man’s car while Truehart was holding a handgun. Additionally, Truehart is alleged to have attempted to rob another man in the parking lot.

Truehart was arraigned and pleaded not guilty on Friday in Northampton District Court to one count of armed robbery and one count of armed assault with intent to rob. He is being held without bail and has a detention hearing scheduled for Friday. Rivera-Zeigler is being charged as part of a joint venture, according to police. 

Bera Dunau can be reached at bdunau@gazettenet.com.




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