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Posted on: May 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Arrest Serial Bank Robber

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 4, 2018

 

 

Frederick Police Arrest Serial Bank Robber

 

 

FREDERICK, MD – On 05/04/18 at approximately 0630 hours, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division received information that an individual was possibly headed to the area of Frederick to commit a bank robbery.  This individual was identified as Gary Barnett (details below).

Members of the Frederick Police Department, the FBI, and other allied agencies and Federal partners took up points of observation in and around banks we believed to be targets in the Frederick area.

At approximately 0916 hours, Mr. Barnett approached a bank on West Patrick Street and was taken into custody without incident.  Investigators interviewed Mr. Barnett, and he admitted to be in the process of attempting a robbery on today’s date, as well as several previous bank robberies within Maryland, to include the PNC Bank Robbery on West Patrick Street on 3/16/18.

The Frederick Police Department would like to thank the allied agencies and Federal partners for their assistance.  The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with additional information regarding this incident to contact the Police via the below tip lines.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the Department by phone 301-600-TIPS (8477), text at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.

 

Case#: 2018-025000

Incident Type: Bank Robbery

Investigator: Detective Forrest

Author: D/Sgt. Andrew Alcorn-240-674-2612

Public Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry-301-600-6217

 

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