Delaware State Police

Troopers Arrest Man Following Bank Robbery

james-mullin

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Wilmington (19810)- Delaware State Police have arrested a Wilmington man and charged him in connection with the robbery of a Brandywine Hundred area bank that occurred late last week.

The investigation began at approximately 2:48 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017, as a male suspect entered the TD Bank branch located at 1803 Marsh Road, Wilmington. He then approached a female bank teller and presented her with a demand note for cash. The teller complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the bank and was observed fleeing the area in a blue 2012 Cadillac STS. The suspect did not display a weapon and the teller was not injured.

A short time later, Troopers responding to the area observed a vehicle matching the description of the car used by the suspect near the intersection of Marsh Road and Naamans Road. A vehicle stop was then conducted and troopers were able to take the suspect, later identified as James D. Mullin, Jr., 37, of Wilmington, into custody without incident. During a subsequent pat down search Troopers found Mullin to be in possession of a Walther handgun. They were also able to locate the proceeds from the robbery inside of the car.

James Mullin was transported to Troop 2 where he was subsequently arrested and charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony. He was arraigned at JP Court 2 and committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institution in default of $46,000.00 cash bail.

Released: 011717 1125

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