Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Gaithersburg TD Bank robbery suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the June 8 robbery of a TD Bank in Gaithersburg.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Saturday, June 8, at approximately 1:28 p.m., 6th District officers responded to the TD Bank located at 15830 Shady Grove Road for the report of a robbery.  The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect approached a teller, passed a note, and announced 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 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 will remain anonymous.

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Man Responsible for Several Suntrust Bank Robberies in the Area Identified; Found Deceased in Hagerstown

Shivi Brian Mohnani-Neil

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have identified the man responsible for several Suntrust Bank robberies committed in the area since the beginning of the year.

Shivi Brian Mohanani-Neil, age 28, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, was identified as the person responsible for several Suntrust bank robberies in Montgomery County as well as committing additional robberies in the Northern Virginia area.

Mohnani-Neil entered the Suntrust Bank located within the Safeway grocery store at 14939 Shady Grove Road, in the Falls Grove area of Rockville, obtained currency from the bank and fled the scene on January 27th, February 3rd, and March 3rd.  An additional bank robbery occurred on April 4th, at 15411 New Hampshire Avenue, in Cloverly.  Mohnani-Neil is believed to be responsible for additional robberies in Northern Virginia.

Detectives were able to identify Mohnani-Neil as the suspect over the course of their investigation and obtained a warrant for his arrest charging him with four counts of robbery.

While actively looking for Mohnani-Neil, authorities in the Hagerstown area of Maryland were able to find Mohnani-Neil, deceased in a hotel room in Hagerstown.  No foul play was suspected in Mohnani-Neil’s death.

Further investigation into Mohnani-Neil found that he had been previously arrested for the following offenses in Pennsylvania: Robbery, CDS Violations, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, Assault, Terroristic Threats, Forgery, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Identity Theft.

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Suspect Charged for Downtown Silver Spring TD Bank Robbery

Israel Fuentes, Jr.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have charged Israel Fuentes, Jr., age 28, of the 2400 block of Fordham Street in Hyattsville, with robbery of a TD Bank in the Central Business District of Silver Spring.

On April 29, at approximately 5:15 p.m., officers from the 3rd District responded to the TD Bank located at 8861 Colesville Road for a robbery that just occurred. The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and passed a note demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the bank.

During the investigation, detectives identified Fuentes, Jr. as the suspect.  On May 1, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Fuentes, Jr. charging him with one count of robbery and one count of theft; $100 to under $1,500.

On May 2, Fuentes Jr. was arrested on the strength of the Montgomery County arrest warrant following a traffic stop in College Park.  He was transported to the Central Processing Unit where he is being held without bond.  MCP investigators are working with detectives from neighboring jurisdictions to determine if Fuentes Jr., may have committed additional bank robberies in other jurisdictions.

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Detectives Investigate Four Bank Robberies Committed by Same Suspect; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

Suspect who robbed a SunTrust bank in Cloverly

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate four robberies of SunTrust Banks located inside Safeway grocery stores that are believed to be committed by the same suspect.

  • On Thursday, April 4, at approximately 3:39 p.m., 4th District officers responded to the SunTrust bank located inside the Safeway grocery store located at 15411 New Hampshire Avenue in Cloverly for the report of the bank robbery that had just occurred. The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect approached a teller and displayed a note demanding cash. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank.

 

 

 

Anyone with information about the suspect or these bank robberies 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.

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Suspect who robbed a SunTrust bank in Cloverly

Detectives Investigate Three Rockville Bank Robberies Committed by Same Suspect; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

 

Suspect who robbed Rockville SunTrust Bank

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate three robberies of a SunTrust Bank located inside the Safeway grocery store at 14939 Shady Grove Road in Rockville that are believed to be committed by the same suspect.

On Sunday, January 27, at approximately 4:05 p.m., the investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect approached a teller and passed a note demanding cash. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank.

On Sunday, February 3, at approximately 3:52 p.m., the investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect approached a teller and passed a note demanding cash. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank.

• On Sunday, March 3, at approximately 4:55 p.m., the investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect approached a teller and passed a note demanding cash. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank.

Anyone with information about the suspect or these bank robberies 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.

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Additional photo of suspect

Suspect who robbed Rockville SunTrust Bank on February 3.

Suspect who robbed a SunTrust Bank in Rockville on January 27