Hooksett man accused of being bat-wielding robber
February 20. 2014 2:00PM
GOFFSTOWN — A Hooksett man is under arrest, accused of being armed with a bat in an attempted robbery at a Goffstown gas station and of a robbery of a Bow convenience store last December.
David Lavalliere, 34, is being held on $15,000 cash only bail on charges of attempted armed robbery, armed robbery and theft.
About 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 11, police said Lavalliere tried to rob the A1 gas station on Mast Road. Lavalliere is accused of threatening the lone clerk with a small bat in an attempted robbery. Police said he had a mask over his face and he fled when the employee refused to give him any money.
About 90 minutes later, police said Lavalliere, again armed with the bat and wearing a ski mask, showed up at the All Town convenience store on Route 3A in Bow. He allegedly threatened the clerk with a small bat and then fled after obtaining about $200 in cash.
Detective Jason Ouellette, following up on a shoplifting complaint at Ace Hardware in Goffstown, developed Lavalliere as a suspect in that theft and the other cases.
Lavalliere was arraigned on the charges Thursday in 6th Circuit Court, Concord District Division. He is being detained at the Valley Street jail in Manchester.