New Jersey Man Arrested for Delmarva Bank Robbery

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LAUREL, DE – The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland has announced the arrest of a suspect wanted for a bank robbery that took place at the Bank of Delmarva branch in Laurel.

According to police, on June 24th, at approximately 2:37 p.m., officers from the Laurel Police Department were dispatched to a bank robbery in progress at the Bank of Delmarva located at the intersection of E. Market Street and Delaware Ave.

“The Police quickly were able to obtain a suspect description and began attempting to determine the vehicle description. The bank was locked down and an investigation began,” the Wicomico Sheriff’s Office said. “The information of this incident was immediately disseminated to surrounding agencies as well as social media outlets. Numerous anonymous tips were received and valuable information was obtained from this community effort.”

On Sunday, investigators received a tip that led to the identification of a potential suspect.

“After reviewing numerous hours of surveillance video, officers were able to determine that the suspect in the bank robbery could be positively identified as Justin Cabot from Newark, New Jersey through various investigative avenues,” the department said.

It was later learned through FBI contact that Cabot was on federal probation in Newark, New Jersey with an active warrant for his arrest for a probation violation.

“Laurel Police Department officers ensured that all surrounding Delaware agencies, including Wicomico County Sheriffs and Salisbury Police of Maryland were notified due to information obtained that the suspect may be in the limits of the City of Salisbury and may be attempting to conduct another bank robbery,” police reported. “Wednesday, Laurel Police Department officers received another anonymous tip that Cabot was observed in Salisbury. The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team, was able to assist and take him into custody without incident.

Cabot is in custody in Maryland and is awaiting extradition to Delaware where he will be formally charged for the robbery at the Bank of Delmarva.