HAGERSTOWN -- A Martinsburg, W.Va., man who was charged in M&T Bank robberies in Williamsport in May and in Hagerstown in June is charged with the May 26 robbery of an M&T Bank at Valley Mall, police said Thursday.
By conducting more interviews and analyzing information from other robberies, investigators were able to seek charges against Bobby Gene Shelly for the May 26 robbery, Sgt. Roy Harsh of the Washington County Sheriff's Department said Thursday.
An arrest warrant charging Shelly, 33, with robbery, second-degree assault and theft value exceeding $500 was served Aug. 7. He was being held on $800,000 bond Thursday at the Washington County Detention Center, according to a sheriff's department press release.
Police have been investigating four bank robberies in Washington County and Jefferson County, W.Va., since May 12. Washington County Sheriff's Detective Greg Alton said police investigated possible connections in the four robberies.