Delaware State Police found a vehicle matching the description of the suspect's vehicle in the parking lot of a Smyrna motel Friday, Feb. 16 and arrested Douglas W. Walker, 39, of Wilmington.
The suspect in a January bank robbery in Wilmington was arrested Friday, Feb. 16 in Smyrna.
Delaware State Police said the robbery happened Saturday, Jan. 20 at about 9:45 a.m., at Wells Fargo Bank, 3215 Old Capital Trail, Wilmington.
The male suspect entered the bank wearing a disguise and demanded money from the tellers. The tellers complied, turning over an undisclosed amount of money to him.
After the robbery, the suspect was seen fleeing in a dark-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee onto Kirkwood Highway.
There were no injuries.
On Feb. 15, Delaware State Police detectives saw the suspect's vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in Smyrna.
The next day, Feb. 16, the suspect was seen leaving the motel and was stopped by troopers.
The suspect was identified as Douglas W. Walker, 39, of Wilmington.
After obtaining a search warrant for the suspect’s vehicle, evidence linking him to the robbery was located inside the vehicle, police said.
Walker was taken to Troop 2 and was charged with two counts of second-degree robbery and two counts of wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony, police said.
He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in default of $24,000 cash bond while awaiting another court appearance.