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Former Hightstown Youth Football League President Stole $16K: Cops Former Hightstown Youth Football League President Stole $16K: Cops
Former Hightstown Youth Football League President Stole $16K: Cops A former president of a youth football and cheerleading organization in Mercer County has been arrested for stealing $16,000, authorities said. Luis O. Albino of Hamilton was charged with theft in the incidents reported by Hightstown Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading, according to West Windsor police. The thefts were reported by the current president of the organization, police said. She observed multiple unauthorized $2,000 withdrawals. The treasurer for the organization was unaware of the transactions. Two of the $2,000 withdrawals were at the Wells Fargo ATM located at 682 Alex…
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say A police helicopter is being credited for helping investigators in Maryland apprehend a bank robber who held up a Wells Fargo in Virginia on Friday morning. Michael Allen Reid, 61, crossed over state lines from his Maryland home on March 1, when he walked into the bank branch on Walker Road in Great Falls, took out a gun, demanded cash, and fled in a vehicle. The bank robber in Fairfax County Fairfax County Police However, he was no match for the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers canvassed the area and spotted Reid's Acura blowing through a red light while speeding near I-495,…
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced A 38-year-old man who devised a plan to rob a Long Island Wells Fargo — including zip-tying the victims — has now been sentenced to a lengthy stay in prison. Quincy Homere, age 38 of Hempstead, was given his sentence of 18 years behind bars on Friday, March 1 for the 2015 incident, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) announced. As the brain behind the robbery (which netted the group over $375,000), Homere extensively planned the heist with his co-conspirators, the USAO said. On November 9, 2015, Homere walked into the Hempstead Wells Fargo, located on Fulton Avenue, brandishing a…
$2 Bill Bandit Busted After Wells Fargo Bank Robbery In Burke: Police $2 Bill Bandit Busted After Wells Fargo Bank Robbery In Burke: Police
$2 Bill Bandit Busted After Wells Fargo Bank Robbery In Burke: Police A wanted bank robber who pulled a very specific heist at Wells Fargo in Fairfax County has been apprehended weeks after targeting the branch in Burke, police say. Hani Abdelmohsen Ahmed, 21, was arrested weeks after he allegedly stole more than 80 $2 bills from the bank that were later recovered following his arrest on Thursday afternoon. The wanted bank robber in Fairfax County Fairfax County Police According to a Fairfax County Police spokesperson, on Wednesday, Feb. 14, Ahmed stole the cash and left in a getaway vehicle that was later identified by detectives and surveilled for …
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say A person who robbed a bank in Virginia was taken into custody after crossing over state lines into Montgomery County, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers were called shortly before 11 a.m. on Friday morning to Wells Fargo on Walker Road in Great Falls, where a man took out a gun, demanded cash, and left in a vehicle.  He didn't make it far. A spokesperson from the department confirmed that the bank robber was taken into custody with an assist from a police helicopter, quick-thinking officers, and backup from the Montgomery County Police Department. BANK ROB…
Bank Robber At Large After Targeting Wells Fargo In Burke, Police Say Bank Robber At Large After Targeting Wells Fargo In Burke, Police Say
Bank Robber At Large After Targeting Wells Fargo In Burke, Police Say Know anything?  The Fairfax County Police Department released a new surveillance photo of a wanted bank robber as they attempt to track down the man who targeted Wells Fargo in Burke on Wednesday morning. Police say that shortly after 9 a.m. on Feb. 28, a masked man wearing all black marched into the branch in the 8900 block of Burke Lake Road, approached a teller and demanded cash, though no weapon was displayed or implied during the threat. The teller complied, and the man took off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash before getting into a black Hyundai sedan. No injuries wer…
Detectives Nab Driver From Hudson In Fort Lee Hit-Run Bus Stop Crash That Seriously Injured Two Detectives Nab Driver From Hudson In Fort Lee Hit-Run Bus Stop Crash That Seriously Injured Two
Detectives Nab Driver From Hudson In Fort Lee Hit-Run Bus Stop Crash That Seriously Injured Two Bergen County prosecutor’s detectives charged a mechanic from Jersey City with a hit-and-run chain-reaction crash that seriously injured two people at a bus stop near the George Washington Bridge nearly a week ago. Oliver Garcia, 28, was driving 2007 BMW 550i that slammed into a Honda CRV, knocking it into the pedestrians at the Lemoine Avenue bus stop in front of the Wells Fargo Bank branch shortly before 7 p.m. last Saturday, Feb. 17, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The Honda driver remained at the scene, but Garcia sped off, the prosecutor said. The pedestrians were taken to…
Speeding DUI Driver Had Rifles, Drugs In His Car During Stop In Stafford County, Sheriff Says Speeding DUI Driver Had Rifles, Drugs In His Car During Stop In Stafford County, Sheriff Says
Speeding DUI Driver Had Rifles, Drugs In His Car During Stop In Stafford County, Sheriff Says A reckless driver who was caught speeding in Stafford County is facing a host of charges after being caught with drugs and weapons, according to the sheriff's office. Danesh Hussan, 25, is facing felony charges after being a bit too fast, and too furious in front of deputies early on Thursday morning. Officials say that a deputy conducting speed enforcement on Garrisonville Road spotted Hussan's pick-up truck going 55 mph in a 35 mph zone, prompting a traffic stop in the nearby Wells Fargo parking lot. During the stop, deputies say that Hussan was caught with a concealed weapon in his…
New Haven Woman Accused Of Robbing Pair Of Waterbury Banks 2 Days In A Row New Haven Woman Accused Of Robbing Pair Of Waterbury Banks 2 Days In A Row
New Haven Woman Accused Of Robbing Pair Of Waterbury Banks 2 Days In A Row A Connecticut woman has been charged with allegedly robbing two banks, two days in a row. Heather Brown, age 48, of New Haven, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 12 for the two robberies that occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Wednesday, Feb. 7 in New Haven County in Waterbury. According to Lt. Nadine Amatruda of the Waterbury Police, around 9:55 a.m., Feb. 6, a woman walked into the Wells Fargo. Bank on Wolcott Street and asked a teller for deposit slips. She then a note to the teller to hand over all of the cash. She left the bank with the money. The next day, a woman, matching the description o…
New Whole Foods Location, More Planned For Holbrook New Whole Foods Location, More Planned For Holbrook
New Whole Foods Location, More Planned For Holbrook Popular organic supermarket Whole Foods has a new location coming to Long Island, alongside many more stores planned in a new shopping center. The SunVet Mall, located at 5801 Sunrise Highway in Holbrook, which some Yelp reviewers deemed “a dead mall,” is getting a major facelift. Plans are underway for a shiny new shopping center, now dubbed The Shops at SunVet, with development scheduled to finish in 2025, according to developer Regency Centers. The SunVet Mall was originally built in 1973, but in recent years has seen numerous stores shut down, leaving a ghostly abandoned atmosphere a…
Feds Indict Bergen Advisor For Stealing $3M From Senior Clients To Gamble, Buy Home, Gold Coins Feds Indict Bergen Advisor For Stealing $3M From Senior Clients To Gamble, Buy Home, Gold Coins
Feds Indict Bergen Advisor For Stealing $3M From Senior Clients To Gamble, Buy Home, Gold Coins A disgraced former broker and investment advisor is now under federal indictment for stealing more than $3 million from clients that authorities said he used to gamble and buy gold coins and a new house in Bergen County. Kenneth A. Welsh, 42, of River Edge, "used his position as an investment advisor to gain the trust of his victims," U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. "(He) then exploited that trust,” Sellinger said. Welsh was working at Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Fairfield when federal authorities said he began shifting money from clients' accounts to that he controlled in Ju…
Armed Man Sporting Nationals' Gear Wanted For Bank Robbery In Montgomery County: Police Armed Man Sporting Nationals' Gear Wanted For Bank Robbery In Montgomery County: Police
Armed Man Sporting Nationals' Gear Wanted For Bank Robbery In Montgomery County: Police A man cosplaying as a Washington National's player on Halloween is wanted in connection to a bank robbery in Montgomery County. An alert was issued on Monday as the Montgomery County Department of Police attempts to track down a man who showed some "Natitude" during an armed robbery on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at Wells Fargo in Potomac. The incident was reported shortly after 11 a.m. on Halloween at the bank branch in the 9800 block of Falls Road.  Surveillance photos were released of the wanted suspect brandishing a handgun inside the building on Monday afternoon. According to police, the wa…
Jersey Shore Advisor Who Swindled Mentally Impaired Elderly Siblings Gets 3½ Years In Fed Pen Jersey Shore Advisor Who Swindled Mentally Impaired Elderly Siblings Gets 3½ Years In Fed Pen
Jersey Shore Advisor Who Swindled Mentally Impaired Elderly Siblings Gets 3½ Years In Fed Pen UPDATE: A former investment advisor from the Jersey Shore who admitted swindling elderly and impaired clients out of more than $625,000 to partly fund a gambling habit was sentenced to a plea-bargained 3½ years in federal prison this week. Mario E. Rivero Jr., 39, of Red Bank, must serve out the entire term because there's no parole in the federal prison system. Rivero, a former Wells Fargo agent and investment adviser representative who had an office in Elizabeth, convinced five clients to transfer investment funds to their personal bank accounts, federal authorities charged. Many of his …
Bomb Threat Clears Allentown Bank: Police Bomb Threat Clears Allentown Bank: Police
Bomb Threat Clears Allentown Bank: Police Police dog teams were on the scene and the FBI was notified after a customer issued a bomb threat at an Allentown bank on Monday, July 31, authorities say.  Elhame Hassan Basyouny, a 21-year-old, was taken into custody and charged with terroristic threats, the department said.  It all happened at the Wells Fargo at 1901 South 4th Street, the department wrote in a release. A customer was leaving the bank just after 4 p.m. when he "stated there was a bomb inside," according to investigators.  Firefighters helped evacuate the building before police K9 units swept the scene, aut…
Bicyclist, 3 Children Injured After Mount Laurel Crash With Hit-Run Driver With Trenton Warrant Bicyclist, 3 Children Injured After Mount Laurel Crash With Hit-Run Driver With Trenton Warrant
Bicyclist, 3 Children Injured After Mount Laurel Crash With Hit-Run Driver With Trenton Warrant A hit-and-run driver is in custody in Mercer County jail after a series of weekend crashes in Burlington County.  Three children and a woman were hurt Saturday, July 22 when a suspect wanted out of Trenton struck a bicyclist and shortly later had a three-car crash, a Mount Laurel police spokesman said. Christopher Lentz, 38, of Mount Laurel, continued driving after striking a woman on a bike at about 1 p.m. on Hainesport Road, said Patrolman Kyle Gardner, a police department spokesman.  He then crashed into a car with a mother and her three children a short distance away. He stop…
Lakewood Police Charge Alleged Serial Bank Robber, 67 Lakewood Police Charge Alleged Serial Bank Robber, 67
Lakewood Police Charge Alleged Serial Bank Robber, 67 Lakewood police arrested a 67-year-old man in connection with a June bank robbery and attempted bank robbery, authorities said. Ivan Sevastianow, of Howell, was charged with robbing a TD Bank on June 30, Lakewood police said, and attempting to rob a local Wells Fargo bank. He was facing similar charges in Old Bridge, police said. On the afternoon of June 30, Sevastianow allegedly walked into the Wells Fargo located at 425 W. Kennedy Blvd. and handed a bank teller a note demanding money, Lakewood police said. The teller denied his request, so he left the bank and proceeded to walk across t…
Bank Robbers Flee From Wells Fargo In Glen Burnie Before Being Tracked Down In Baltimore Bank Robbers Flee From Wells Fargo In Glen Burnie Before Being Tracked Down In Baltimore
Bank Robbers Flee From Wells Fargo In Glen Burnie Before Being Tracked Down In Baltimore Two men are in custody following an Anne Arundel bank robbery and brief barricade situation that played out in Baltimore, according to authorities. Frank Edward Williams, 35, and Bernard Albert Turner, 44, both of Baltimore, are locked up following a reported incident at the Wells Fargo on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie early on Saturday afternoon. Robbery at the Wells Fargo, 6708 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie. Both suspects are in custody. Expect increased police presence. pic.twitter.com/MOQCfv5TyN — Anne Arundel County Police Department (@AACOPD) July 15, 2023 Officers from the An…
Jersey Shore Man Sentenced In String Of Bank Robberies Jersey Shore Man Sentenced In String Of Bank Robberies
Jersey Shore Man Sentenced In String Of Bank Robberies A Colts Neck man who committed a string of bank robberies has been sentenced to 15 years in New Jersey State Prison, authorities said. Conor Kavanagh, 31, was convicted in connection with three robberies, all of which occurred within a month of each other in 2021, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago  Shortly after 1:15 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2021, an individual who was later identified as Kavanagh approached a teller window at the PNC Bank inside the Stop & Shop supermarket on Route 36 in Keyport. Kavanagh then passed a note indicating he …
Popular Kosher Supermarket Opening In Teaneck Popular Kosher Supermarket Opening In Teaneck
Popular Kosher Supermarket Opening In Teaneck Seasons Express is coming to Bergen County. The popular kosher supermarket is opening a location at 465-467 Cedar Lane in Teaneck, replacing a Wells Fargo. The new Seasons Express comes on the heels of the supermarket closing its location in Clifton, after the store unexpectedly lost its lease.  Currently, the only Seasons Express in New Jersey is in Lakewood. An opening date for the new Teaneck location has not been announced.
Wells Fargo To Close Darien, Danbury Bank Locations Wells Fargo To Close Darien, Danbury Bank Locations
Wells Fargo To Close Darien, Danbury Bank Locations Wells Fargo, one of the largest banks in the state, is slated to close two Fairfield County branches. The company, based in San Francisco, California, said this week it has made the difficult decision to close the Danbury Mill Plain, and Darien bank branches on Wednesday, July 26. "We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, and customers can continue to bank with us at our other nearby locations, including our Danbury North Street Shopping Center branch on Padanaram Road, approximately 3.45 miles away, or our Norwalk Post Road branch, approximately a mile and a half away, as well …
Victim Repeatedly Stabbed In Fairfield With Razor Blade-Style Knife, Police Say Victim Repeatedly Stabbed In Fairfield With Razor Blade-Style Knife, Police Say
Victim Repeatedly Stabbed In Fairfield With Razor Blade-Style Knife, Police Say A Fairfield County man allegedly armed with a razor blade-style knife was charged with assault after he severely injured another person with the deadly weapon. The incident took place in Fairfield around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 on Stillson Road at the intersection of Black Rock Turnpike. According to Fairfield Police Lt. Michael Paris, a police officer came upon two men engaged in a fight on Stillson Road. The officer was able to successfully detain one man who was identified as the primary aggressor and armed with a razor blade-style knife, Paris said. The second man was tr…
Armed Robber Turned Abductor At Arlington Bank ID'd By Police Armed Robber Turned Abductor At Arlington Bank ID'd By Police
Armed Robber Turned Abductor At Arlington Bank ID'd By Police Police have identified a North Carolina man as the suspect who took hostages during a bank robbery gone awry in Arlington on Tuesday afternoon. Durham resident Oscar Gonzalez Allarenja, 30, has been charged with bank robbery and abduction after terrorizing employees and patrons during a barricade at the Wells Fargo branch in the 3100 block of Washington Boulevard on Tuesday, April 11, according to the Arlington County Police Department. Shortly before 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, police were called to the bank, where Allarenja allegedly grabbed an employee, intimated that he had a weapo…
Child Among Hostages Rescued From Robber Busted After Barricade At Arlington Bank: Police Child Among Hostages Rescued From Robber Busted After Barricade At Arlington Bank: Police
Child Among Hostages Rescued From Robber Busted After Barricade At Arlington Bank: Police A bank robbing suspect has been taken into police custody and five hostages were safely rescued from the Wells Fargo branch in Arlington on Tuesday afternoon following an hourlong standoff with police. At approximately 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, members of the Arlington County Police Department were called to the 3100 block of Washington Boulevard, where there was a reported robbery with patrons and employees inside the building. The initial investigation determined that a suspect entered the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money. Nearly an hour later, at 4 p.m., police sai…
Robber Barricaded In Bank With Hostages In Arlington Standoff (DEVELOPING) Robber Barricaded In Bank With Hostages In Arlington Standoff (DEVELOPING)
Robber Barricaded In Bank With Hostages In Arlington Standoff (Developing) Police say that a bank robber barricaded himself inside a Wells Fargo branch with hostages in Arlington on Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, members of the Arlington County Police Department were called to the 3100 block of Washington Boulevard, where there was a reported robbery with patrons and employees inside the building. POLICE ACTIVITY: ACPD is investigating the report of an armed robbery in the 3100 block of Washington Boulevard. Expect continued police activity in the area. pic.twitter.com/HjPMLnyUrB — ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) April 1…
Busted Serial Bank Robber Facing Fresh Charges In Prince William County Busted Serial Bank Robber Facing Fresh Charges In Prince William County
Busted Serial Bank Robber Facing Fresh Charges In Prince William County Officials say that a Maryland man picked up by police this week for a bank robbery in Fairfax County has been implicated in at least two others in Prince William County as the investigation unfolds. Zachary Allen Hunter, 37, of Landover, is now facing two additional robbery charges in Virginia after he went to the well one too many times and was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 28 by members of the Fairfax Police Department. Zachary Allen Hunter at Wells FargoFairfax County Police Department In addition to the robbery of the Wells Fargo Reston area on Thursday, police say that Hunter is als…
Armed Bank Robber At Large After Stealing Cash In Frederick, Fleeing In Nissan: Police Armed Bank Robber At Large After Stealing Cash In Frederick, Fleeing In Nissan: Police
Armed Bank Robber At Large After Stealing Cash In Frederick, Fleeing In Nissan: Police Recognize him? Police investigators in Maryland are seeking the public's assistance as they continue to investigate a robbery at a Wells Fargo branch in Frederick. Shortly before 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, members of the Frederick Police Department responded to Wells Fargo on Woman’s Road in Frederick City following a reported bank robbery that had just taken place. During the investigation, police say that it was determined an unnamed suspect entered the bank, advised a teller that he had a weapon, and demanded money. He then fled in with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect t…
Prince William County Police Investigate Manassas Bank Robbery (DEVELOPING) Prince William County Police Investigate Manassas Bank Robbery (DEVELOPING)
Prince William County Police Investigate Manassas Bank Robbery (Developing) Police were investigating a bank robbery in Manassas on Tuesday, Oct. 4, officials reported. Sometime before 11 a.m., officers responded to the Wells Fargo on Sudley Road, where a suspect allegedly passed a bank teller a threatening note, according to the Prince William County Police Department. The suspect then left the scene before police arrived, authorities said. This story is still developing. Check back for updates.
Historic Jersey City Matzo, Tea Factories Redeveloped In  $121.5 Million Deal (PHOTOS) Historic Jersey City Matzo, Tea Factories Redeveloped In  $121.5 Million Deal (PHOTOS)
Historic Jersey City Matzo, Tea Factories Redeveloped In $121.5 Million Deal (Photos) A luxury home developer is partnering with a New York City company to develop a Jersey City condominium community located in an area formerly home to the historic Manischewitz matzo factory and Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company warehouse. Toll Brothers and Sculptor Capital Management will be developing the 34-story 259-unit building at 151 Bay St., in Jersey City. Located within the Powerhouse Arts District in Jersey City, 151 Bay St. is being financed through a $121.5 million construction loan from Wells Fargo. The development will consist of 259 studio- to three-b…
Croton PD Investigating Separate Scams In Matter Of Days Croton PD Investigating Separate Scams In Matter Of Days
Croton PD Investigating Separate Scams In Matter Of Days Police in Northern Westchester are investigating three scams that came to the department's attention within a matter of days. The incidents took place in Croton-on-Hudson beginning on Thursday, Aug. 18 with the last being reported on Monday, Aug. 22. During the first incident, a resident reported receiving multiple FedEx notices in the mail from what appeared to be her mortgage company requesting her banking information, the department reported. The woman contacted her mortgage company, who said that they did not request such information. The resident did not provide her information but wa…
'Old Man Bandit' Bank Robber With Lengthy History Busted Targeting Branch In Montgomery County 'Old Man Bandit' Bank Robber With Lengthy History Busted Targeting Branch In Montgomery County
'Old Man Bandit' Bank Robber With Lengthy History Busted Targeting Branch In Montgomery County A career bank robber with a fitting nickname is back in custody in Maryland after being busted in Montgomery County going to the well one too many times, authorities announced. Frederick resident Steven Gregory Gass - also known as "Old Man Bandit" who has an extensive history of bank robberies spanning 45 years was arrested after allegedly attempting to rob the Wells Fargo Bank on North Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. The 67-year-old’s history dates back to Montgomery County in 1977, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. In 2010, Gass pleaded guilty to robbing 19 banks b…
Man Nabbed Trying To Fraudulently Obtain Debit Card At Westport Bank, Police Say Man Nabbed Trying To Fraudulently Obtain Debit Card At Westport Bank, Police Say
Man Nabbed Trying To Fraudulently Obtain Debit Card At Westport Bank, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with attempting to fraudulently obtain a debit card in Fairfield County while impersonating the real account holder. The incident took place in Westport on Thursday, June 30 at the TD Bank located at 185 Main St. Officers responded to the bank on a report that a man was attempting to receive a debit card by impersonating the real account holder, said Lt. David Wolf, of the Westport Police. The suspect was still in the bank when officers arrived. He said his name was Edward Tucker and presented a Pennsylvania driver's license with that name, Wolf said. …