The Delaware State Police have arrested 56-year-old Brian Bishop of Wilmington, DE, for the robbery of a Wilmington area Game Stop last week.
On December 7, 2022, at approximately 7:39 p.m., troopers were dispatched to an armed robbery at GameStop, located at 3204 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington. The investigation revealed that an unknown male suspect entered the store wearing an unknown type of face covering and dark clothing. The suspect approached two store employees, displayed a firearm in his waistband, and demanded numerous video game accessories. The suspect also demanded an undisclosed amount of money from the cash registers. The suspect then fled the area with the stolen merchandise and money. No one was injured during this incident.
Through investigative means, Brian Bishop was developed as the suspect in the robbery and troopers obtained a warrant for his arrest. On December 13, 2022, troopers located Bishop in the city of Wilmington and took him into custody without incident.
Bishop was transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with the following crimes:
- Robbery First Degree (Felony) – 2 counts
- Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
- Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Bishop was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $78,000 secured bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 121422 0915
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