Bank robbery arrest
New Castle man arrested in Aug. 1 bank robbery
10:58 a.m., Aug. 10, 2012--Newark Police have arrested Dexter Bland, 24, of New Castle for the Aug. 1 robbery of the PNC Bank in the Newark Shopping Center.
According to police, numerous tips from the public were received after investigators released surveillance photos from the incident.
Bland was taken into custody on Aug. 9 when he came to Newark Alderman's Court #40 to inquire about unpaid traffic tickets. He was charged with second degree robbery and committed to Howard R. Young Correction Facility in lieu of $25,000 cash bond.
Anyone with additional information about the robbery is asked to contact Detective Mike Szep at 302-366-7110, ext. 136 or email@example.com. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information also can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.