Delaware State Police have arrested Calvin Samuels, 39, of Valley Stream, NY, for robbery following an incident in June.
On June 17, 2022, at approximately 1:43 p.m., troopers responded to the Wells Fargo bank located at 2450 Glasgow Avenue for an alarm activation. Upon their arrival it was discovered that the bank had just been robbed and the suspect had fled the scene. The ensuing investigation revealed that the suspect had entered the bank and presented a teller with a demand note. The teller surrendered money to the suspect, and the suspect exited the building and departed from the area in an unknown direction towards an unknown destination. No one was injured in this incident.
On July 12, 2022, the Newark Police Department located and arrested Calvin Samuels after a bank robbery at the TD Bank, located at 230 East Delaware Avenue, Newark. Through investigative means officers connected Samuels to a total of 8 bank robberies that occurred throughout New Castle and Kent Counties beginning in May 2022 within the city limits of Wilmington, Newark, Dover, and Middletown.
Samuels was transported to Newark police station where he was charged with the following crimes:
- Robbery 2nd Degree (Felony) – 2 counts
Samuels was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $12,000 cash bond.
For additional information on the other robberies where Samuels was charged, please contact the Newark Police Department, Wilmington Police Department, Dover Police Department, or Middletown Police Department.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 071322 1250
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