Update: Suspect Charged in Two Rockville Bank Robberies

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division arrested and charged Asa Wilson Brown, age 34, of the 2300 block McAuliffe Drive in Rockville, for the two bank robberies that occurred this month in Rockville.

On October 9, the suspect entered the Old Line Bank located at 1801 Rockville Pike and passed a note announcing the robbery. The suspect implied that he was armed with a weapon and demanded cash. After obtaining undisclosed amount of currency, the suspect fled the area riding a bicycle.

On October 15, the suspect entered the Congressional Bank located at 1700 Rockville Pike passed a note announcing the robbery. The suspect again implied he was armed with a weapon as he demanded cash.

During the investigation, the detectives identified Asa Wilson Brown as the suspect and determined that he committed both robberies. On October 26th, Brown was arrested on the strength of a Montgomery County warrant with two counts of Armed Robbery and two counts of Theft. He is currently being held without bond.

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Asa Wilson Brown

Suspect Arrested for Robbery of SunTrust Bank in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have charged Jason Kenneth Rollins, age 34, of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village, for the October 16 armed robbery of the SunTrust Bank located at 100 Gibbs Street in Rockville.

On Wednesday, October 16, at approximately 2:28 p.m., officers responded to the SunTrust bank for the report of a robbery.  Detectives determined that the suspect, later identified as Rollins, approached a teller and showed a note that demanded money and stated that Rollins had a gun.  Rollins obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank.

Through an investigative lead, Rollins was developed as the suspect.  Later that evening, officers located Rollins exiting his apartment wearing the same clothing that he had worn while committing the robbery.  He was placed under arrest.  During a search of his home, detectives located additional evidence of the crime.

Rollins was transported to the Central Processing Unit where he is being held without bond.

 

Suspect Now Wanted for Two Bank Robberies in Rockville; Surveillance Video Released

Surveillance photo of the suspect from October 15 robbery at Congressional Bank in Rockville

Detectives from the– Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the October 9 robbery of an Old Line Bank in Rockville and are now investigating the October 15 robbery of a Congressional Bank in Rockville.  Both bank robberies are believed to have been committed by the same suspect.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect from the October 9 robbery and a surveillance photograph from the October 15 robbery.  Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying this suspect.

The following bank robberies were reported to MCP:

At approximately 10:04 a.m. on October 9, the suspect entered the Old Line Bank located at 1801 Rockville Pike and passed a note announcing the robbery.  The suspect demanded cash and implied that he was armed with a weapon.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the bank.   Further investigation by detectives determined that after this bank robbery, the suspect fled from the bank by riding a bicycle northbound on the southbound sidewalk of Rockville Pike.   The investigation further determined that the suspect stopped in a nearby parking lot, removed the outer sweatshirt and pants that he was wearing during this robbery, and left that clothing in the parking lot.  The suspect then continued with the bicycle northbound on Rockville Pike.

At approximately 10:20 a.m. on October 15, the suspect entered the Congressional Bank located at 1700 Rockville Pike passed a note announcing the robbery.  The suspect demanded cash and implied that he was armed with a weapon.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the bank.  The suspect was last seen on foot southbound on Rockville Pike.

Anyone with information about the suspect or these bank robberies is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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**The below surveillance video is from the October 9 bank robbery and shows the suspect removing the outer sweatshirt and pants that he was wearing during that robbery. **

Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Rockville; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the robbery of an Old Line Bank that occurred this morning in Rockville.  Investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

This morning (Wednesday, October 9), at approximately 10:04 a.m., 1st District officers and officers from the Rockville City Police Department responded to the Old Line Bank located at 1801 Rockville Pike for the report of a robbery.  The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect approached a teller and passed a note announcing the robbery.  The suspect demanded cash and implied that he was armed with a weapon.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the bank.

Anyone with information about the suspect or this bank robbery is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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Suspect who robbed Old Line Bank in Rockville – wearing Washington Redskins shirt

Suspect who robbed Old Line Bank in Rockville

Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Gaithersburg

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the August 26 robbery of the Navy Federal Credit Union in Gaithersburg.

On Monday, August 26, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers from the 6th District Station, as well as officers from the Gaithersburg Police, responded to the Navy Federal Credit Union located at 104 Ellington Boulevard for the report of a robbery.  The investigation by detectives found a suspect approached a teller and passed a note announcing the robbery.  The suspect demanded cash and implied that he was armed with a weapon.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the bank.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned male wearing hospital scrubs, a black Adidas cap, glasses, and some kind of cover on his head.

Anyone with information about the suspect or this bank robbery is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

Suspect in Navy FCU Robbery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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