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Bank Robberies

By HEATHER KEELS and KATE S. ALEXANDER | | June 28, 2011
City police Tuesday afternoon arrested a man they believe robbed The Columbia Bank at 83 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown earlier in the day. However, the money the man allegedly took has not yet been found, police said. Franklin Dale Keefer, 28, of 50 Summit Ave., Apt. 607, was taken into custody by police Tuesday afternoon, Sgt. Jim Hurd said. Police found Keefer walking into the Dagmar hotel, where his apartment is, a little more than an hour after the robbery took place, he said.
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 5, 2010
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Police were looking for a man who took an undisclosed amount of money Wednesday from United Bank's branch office in the Maddex Square shopping center just outside of Shepherdstown. The robber handed a teller a demand note written on a red McDonald's french fries container, according to Sgt. R.S. Sell of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. No one was injured in the robbery, which police were dispatched to investigate at 12:14 p.m., Sell said. No weapon was shown, according to Sell.
May 16, 2013
A man suspected of robbing the Susquehanna Bank on Frederick Street in Hagerstown on May 10 has been arrested, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Brandon Lee Rohrer, 23, of 20422 Mill Point Road in Boonsboro, faces charges of robbery, second-degree assault and theft from $1,000 to under $10,000. According to a report of the robbery in The Herald-Mail, the robber made off with an undisclosed amount of money May 10 after he handed a note to a teller demanding money. No weapons were displayed at the time of the robbery, according to police.
By DAN DEARTH | August 5, 2010
Jurors in the trial of a man accused of helping to rob the M&T Bank at 930 Dual Highway in March were taken Thursday to view the crime scene. Prosecutors showed the jurors the alleged escape route, which led down a roadway between the M&T and Chevy Chase banks, and ended several hundred feet to the north near a wall behind the Weis market. It was there on March 8 that authorities arrested Darnell Edward Stewart, 50, of 9207 Eldon Drive in Clinton, Md., and two other men in connection with the robbery.
November 15, 1996
By LAURA ERNDE Staff Writer SCOTLAND, Pa - With the arrest of three Chambersburg men, Tri-State area police agencies were able to solve their third bank robbery in a week, police said. A total of eight Tri-State area banks have been robbed since September. The Federal Bureau of Investigation have arrested three men in connection with the robbery of Chambersburg Trust's Scotland branch. According to police, they are: Darrell Briddell, 26, formerly of Philadelphia, who had been living at 433 E. King St. Eric L. Kilgore, 25, 23 N. Fourth St. Frankie Dean Thomas, 36, 411 Cedar St. All three are charged with armed robbery, the FBI said.
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 5, 2009
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A judge in Washington County District Court found probable cause Wednesday to forward to circuit court charges against a Martinsburg, W.Va., man accused of robbing two Washington County banks. Bobby Gene Shelly, 33, of 28 Fletcher Court, has been charged with robbing an M&T Bank branch in Williamsport in May and an M&T Bank branch in Hagerstown in June. During a preliminary hearing Wednesday in district court, Washington County Sheriff's Department Detective Greg Alton testified that police have investigated possible connections with four bank robberies in Washington County and Jefferson County, W.Va.
By DON AINES | April 28, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Carlisle, Pa., man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Franklin County almost four years ago. Oscar Timothy Robinson, 56, of 1075 Harrisburg Pike, agreed to a sentence of five to 10 years in state prison as part of the plea agreement. He remains out on $50,000 bond until his Aug. 4 sentencing. According to court records, two gunmen entered the Unitas National Bank branch at 1720 Lincoln Way East on Sept. 29, 1995. The robbers got away with $24,550.
April 8, 2006
A man arrested in Baltimore Thursday has been charged with the Jan. 27 armed robbery of M&T Bank in Williamsport, according to a written release from the Washington County Sheriff's Department. Ryan Kent Nesbitt, 33, of no fixed address, was charged with armed robbery, robbery, second-degree assault and theft more than $500 in connection with the robbery at the M&T Bank, at 14 W. Potomac St. in Williamsport, Investigator Chris Weaver said in the release. Nesbitt was being held without bond Friday night at the Washington County Detention Center, a jail spokesman said.
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