Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
August 13, 2010
State Police Detectives Make Arrest in Canterbury Armed Robbery

On May 30, 2010 at approximately 11:55 pm, Troopers from Troop D responded to an armed robbery at the Cumberland Farms convenience store, 188 Westminster Rd. in Canterbury.  Troopers learned that a masked, white male, suspect entered the store armed with a pistol.  The suspect demanded money from the clerk then fled the area on foot. 

State Police Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad assumed the investigation and processed the scene.  Through the course of the investigation detectives gathered facts and circumstances in this case which led them to submit arrest warrant applications to the Danielson Superior Court.

On June 9, 2010 at approximately 9:08 am, detectives arrested Dean Craven for committing the armed robbery.

On August 12, 2010 at approximately 1:20 pm, detectives arrested Diann M. Cerpovicz.

ARRESTED:              Diann M. Cerpovicz   DOB: 1/30/85

                                   77 Bennett Pond Rd.

                                   Canterbury, Ct.

CHARGES:                Larceny 6th

                                   Robbery 1st

                                               Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1st

COURT:                     Danielson Superior Court

                                    August 13, 2010

BOND:                       $50,000

The Connecticut State Police continue to work with the public when investigating criminal activity.  Anonymous tips may be called into the Troop D Tips Hotline at 860-779-4944, or via cell phone through text message to the “Text a Tip” system by dialing CRIMES (274637) TIP711 and the message.  All calls will remain confidential.  


TFC Kelly Grant