Trinity Conception RCMP, with the assistance of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, arrested Barry Austin Morningstar Tuesday, in connection with a robbery at a residence in Shearstown on April 22.
Morningstar, 21, was the subject of a news release on April 29. The RCMP had issued an arrest warrant for him for a number of alleged offences during the robbery in Shearstown.
The RCMP, RNC and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit have been actively engaged in this investigate, which led them to a St. John's residence where Morningstar was arrested Tuesday.
He will appear in court today in Harbour Grace.
(Earlier story April 29, 2014)
RCMPâ€ˆseeking help to find robbery suspect
The RCMP has issued an arrest warrant for Barry Austin Morningstar, 21, for a number of alleged offences during robbery in Shearstown on April 22.
Police say Morningstar is believed to be in the St. Johnâ€™s area.
He is described as about 5'10" in height, with a thin build, brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on his left forearm with the word "Morning" and a star near the elbow.
He can also go by aliases "Larr", "Larr Pitts", "Mark Fowlow".
The RCMP is seeking the publicâ€™s help in locating Morningstar. Anyone with information can contact the Trinity Conception RCMP at 709-596-5014 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.