Dunkirk BB&T Robbed: Suspect in Custody

September 13, 2011

On September 12, 2011 at 12:38 p.m. units from the Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police responded to the BB&T bank at 10264 Southern Maryland Blvd. in Dunkirk for a hold up / panic alarm. Dfc. Vaughn Evans arrived on scene as did off duty Officer B. Dowell from the United States Capital Police. Initial investigation revealed that a white male suspect had entered the bank and presented a teller with a note demanding money. The suspect fled the bank on foot and was spotted by Dfc. Evans and Officer Dowell.

The suspect George Wright, 54 of Brandywine, was apprehended by Dfc. Evans in front of the Hallmark store a short distance from the bank. CIT investigators responded to the bank to complete the investigation. The suspect was charged with Armed Robbery and Robbery in this case by Sgt. R. McCourt.

Wright is currently being held at the Calvert County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond. Contact Sergeant R. McCourt at (410) 535-1600
ext: 2457 if you have any additional information. Any anonymous tips can be made at the Sheriff’s Office home page on the Calvert County Crime Solvers link. http://www.co.cal.md.us/residents/safety/law/sheriff/


UPDATE 1:20 p.m. Dunkirk BB&T Robbed: Suspect in Custody

Calvert County Sheriff’s have apprended the bank robbery subject who has been identified as a white male from Prince George’s County. No name or picture has been released at this time. Charges will be forthcoming.

Police on the Scene of Dunkirk Bank Robbery
Authorities in Calvert County are on the scene of a bank robbery at the BB&T Bank located at 10264 Southern Maryland Blvd in Dunkirk as of 12:40 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12.

Police responded to the bank after receiving a call from the alarm company. Details are still coming into the newsroom, but it is believed a suspect has been taken into custody.

More details to follow as they become available.

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One Response to Dunkirk BB&T Robbed: Suspect in Custody

  1. Ronni on September 14, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    You can always depend on Officer Brian Keith Dowell of the Capitol Police, whether he is on or off duty. He has a sense of kinship among all law inforcment officers and he is always willing to step in to help.