Nearly one month after the Rockland Trust robbery, police have arrested three suspects. It's possible none of them would be in custody without the timely passing of a VTA bus on the morning of Nov. 17.
The United States Department of Justice has charged a third man as an accessory after the fact in connection with last month’s armed robbery of the Rockland Trust bank branch in Vineyard Haven.
The following timeline of events of the Rockland Trust bank robbery on Thursday, Nov. 17 was pieced together from federal and state affidavits filed in court.

Two men who state prosecutors charged with robbing Rockland Trust will now face federal charges after the U.S. attorney’s office said they stole about $39,000 in cash.

Prosecutors have elevated charges against an Edgartown man they said drove the getaway vehicle in the Rockland Trust bank hold-up, charging him on Thursday with also participating in the armed robbery.

A New Hampshire man charged with robbing the Vineyard Haven Rockland Trust branch in an armed heist will be extradited after he was arrested during a car stop in Connecticut this weekend.