Clay Mcinnis

Robbery arrest

Traffic stop leads to arrest of robbery suspect

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5:29 p.m., July 12, 2013--A traffic stop for speeding led to the arrest by Newark Police of a suspect in recent robberies at a bank ATM and pizza shop.

Around 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, Newark Police's Traffic Unit stopped a vehicle for speeding, and the driver was identified as Clay Mcinnis who had been previously identified as a suspect in the May 13 robbery of a UD student at a PNC Bank ATM and the May 17 robbery of Domino's Pizza. 

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Mcinnis was taken into custody by Newark Police without incident. His vehicle was towed to police headquarters and a search warrant executed on it. Detectives seized 203 grams of marijuana, 1 gram of crack cocain and 13 opiate pills from the vehicle.

Mcinnis, 35, of Elkton, Md., was charged with three counts of first degree robbery, two counts of second degree conspiracy, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 1 quantity and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. 

He was incarcerated at Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $173,500 cash bail. 

Anyone with additional information should contact Detective James Skinner at 302-366-7110 ext. 135 or james.skinner@CJ.State.de.us. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.

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