The man Newark Police believe robbed Wells Fargo Bank on South College Avenue last December was returned to Delaware.
Antwine A. Banks, who had a warrant for a robbery at Wells Fargo Bank on December 21, 2018, was extradited from New Jersey and charged with the 1st degree robbery on February 7, 2019.
The bank extradition was not made public until a police administrative report was recently drawn up.
According to the report, he was tied to the Howard Young Correctional Institution in lieu of a $ 60,000 bond.
On January 16, 2019, the US Marshal Service New York / New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force detained Antwine Banks in Camden, New Jersey for its role in the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank on South College Avenue on December 21, 2018.
In addition, Newark Detectives identified Victoria Williams, 30, of Perryville, MD. as the driver of the vehicle in which Banks fled the incident. Arrest warrants have been issued for her arrest. She was also taken into custody at the same time and will face robbery and related charges.
Both Banks and Williams are being held in New Jersey pending extradition to Delaware.
The Newark Police Department released the name of a man who allegedly robbed Wells Fargo Bank on Friday afternoon.
Officials said the suspect in the bank robbery at 622 South College Avenue on December 21, 2018 was identified as Antwine Banks, 36, of Perryville, Maryland.
After posting photos of the suspect on First State Update and other media, Newark police received several tips, according to police. On December 23, 2018, detectives received a warrant against Banks for a first-degree robbery.
He is believed to be driving a blue Nissan Altima with Maryland Plate 7CV6457 on it. Officials said he was known to have contacts in Perryville, Maryland, Bensalem, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey.
Anyone with information about the location of the banks is asked to contact Newark Police at (302) 366-7111 or call 911 to report their location.
Shortly after 12:20 p.m. this afternoon, December 21, 2018, Newark Police were dispatched to Wells Fargo Bank at 622 South College Avenue to report a robbery.
Officials learned that the suspect walked into the bank during the robbery and presented a note to a cashier stating that he had a gun, according to Lt. Andrew Rubien. The cashier handed over an unknown amount of money and the suspect fled the bank to a vehicle.
Rubin said the suspect escaped in a dark four-door sedan, possibly a Nissan Altima. The vehicle was last seen heading south on South College Avenue.
The suspect is described as a black man with a beard. He wore a gray hoodie, black t-shirt and black pants. He also wore a gray baseball hat and white and black sneakers.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or [email protected]
Newark – Newark Police Department officers are currently working on an active crime scene at Wells Fargo Bank on 622 South College Avenue.
At around noon this afternoon, the bank’s Newark Police responded to reports of an ongoing robbery.
We are waiting for an update from the Newark Police Department regarding the robbery.
The bank is located directly across from the University of Delaware Football Stadium.