Delaware State Police have arrested 40-year-old Jaymes Gimbutas of Wilmington, DE for several criminal charges following two robbery investigations that began earlier this week.
On July 11, 2022, troopers responded to Twin Birds African Market located at 3616 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington regarding a knife-point robbery. In this incident, an unknown male subject entered the business with a knife and demanded money from the cashier. Later on July 11, 2022, troopers responded to Roselle Liquors located at 2500 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington regarding another knife-point robbery. In this case, an unknown male subject entered the store with a knife and demanded money from the employee.
Through investigative means, it was determined that Jaymes Gimbutas was the male suspect involved in both robberies. On July 14, 2022, Gimbutas was taken into custody at his residence without incident. Gimbutas was transported to Troop 6 and charged with the following crimes:
- Robbery First Degree (Felony) – 2 counts
- Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony) – 2 counts
- Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony (Felony) – 2 counts
Gimbutas was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $210,000 cash bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto
Released: 071522 1040
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