FBI: Suspect in Fairfield County financial institution robberies captured

A 23-yr-old man charged ultimate weekend in a series of new Jersey bank robberies is additionally a suspect in a few heists in Fairfield County, the FBI observed.

Tyler O’Toole, of Cleveland, Ohio, changed into arrested Saturday in Queens, N.Y. He turned into turned into charged with 5 counts of financial institution robbery and two counts of tried financial institution theft.

in accordance with files filed during this case and statements made in court, O’Toole turned into arrested in Glenview, Illinois, on Aug. 20, 2020, and charged in federal courtroom with bank theft.

O’Toole became released on bail and positioned on home detention with digital area monitoring.

The Connecticut bank robberies consist of these committed in Fairfield, Norwalk, Westport, Shelton and Danbury, the FBI said.

A wanted poster put out by means of the brand new Haven FBI described O’Toole as a bi-racial white Asian, standing 5-foot-7, weighing 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He become additionally noted to have slight facial scarring and facial hair.

O’Toole has no longer yet been charged in those Connecticut robberies.

On Sept. 24, O’Toole removed his monitoring equipment, and stole his mom’s blue 2018 Hyundai Elantra, the FBI observed. He later robbed, or tried to rob a couple of New Jersey banks, the FBI spoke of.

beginning in September, O’Toole is believed to have committed at the least six financial institution robberies in New Jersey and is a suspect in more than a dozen others robberies in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, the FBI noted.

Federal prosecutors stated O’Toole introduced a notice, annoying money from tellers at every financial institution he robbed.

On Oct. 27, federal authorities observed O’Toole handed a note in an envelope to a teller of a Chase financial institution in Lawrence N.J., stating: “this is a robbery. Comply and nobody receives harm. provide me 20s 50s 100s. NO Trackers or Ink Packs. Put cash in this Envelope. Be fast. Act average.”

each bank theft or tried financial institution theft charge consists of a maximum talents penalty of twenty years in prison and a $250,000 great.