Posted by Matt Byrne March 1, 2012 05:30 PM
A Somerville man was arraigned today in Malden District Court for allegedly robbing the US Alliance Credit Union on Eastern Avenue, police said.
The robbery was reported at 2:50 p.m., when authorities allege John Mellone entered the credit union, showed a note to a teller demanding cash, then fled on a motor scooter, according to statement by Malden Police.
Mellone abandoned the scooter and took a taxi to his home on Montgomery Street in Somerville, near Foss Park. Officers tracked to the home, where he was arrested, police said in the statement.
A judge ordered him held on $3,500 bail, police said.
A call to Malden police for comment was not immediately returned.