On August 25, 2016, Special Agent in Charge, Adam S. Lee, of the Richmond Division of the FBI, announced a reward for a serial bank robbery suspect responsible for multiple robberies in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. Two of the cases were in Winchester, VA and one took place in Frederick County, VA.
A white male suspect is described as approximately 5’1” to 5’8”, weighing 140-200 pounds, 30-50 years of age with brown hair, medium build and a light complexion. The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous, and responsible for the following robberies:
- March 19, 2015 – BB&T located in the 2000 block of S. Pleasant Valley Road in Winchester, VA
- April 28, 2015 – MVB Bank located in the 80 block of Sommerset Boulevard in Charles Town, WV
- August 7, 2015 – BB&T located in the 2000 block of S. Pleasant Valley Road in Winchester, VA
- August 17, 2015 – BB&T located in the 90 block of Souder Road in Brunswick, MD
- August 25, 2015 – MVB Bank located in the 80 block of Sommerset Boulevard in Charles Town, WV
- September 16, 2015 – First United Bank & Trust located in the 7700 block of Winchester Ave. in Inwood, WV
- October 16, 2015 – Union Bank and Trust located in the 1000 block of Millwood Pike in Winchester, VA
- December 23, 2015 – BB&T located in the 90 block of Souder Road in Brunswick, MD
- January 7, 2016 – MVB located in the 700 block of Foxcroft Avenue in Martinsburg, WV
Two vehicles are suspected to have been used by the suspect: a dark blue, older model Pontiac and a late 1990s-early 2000s silver, four-door Ford F-150 pickup truck. This suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. He has displayed both black and silver handguns and a sawed-off shotgun during the robberies.
A wanted poster has been uploaded to the FBI’s website: https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/robbers-container/2016-06-23.0348962711
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for these crimes. The Winchester/Frederick/Clarke County Crime Solvers is offering an additional $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
If you have information concerning this investigation, please contact the Richmond FBI field office at (804) 261-1044 or Crime Solvers at (540) 665-TIPS. You may remain anonymous.