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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2009

STATE POLICE MAKE ARREST IN COLUMBIA BANK ROBBERY

On July 13, 2009 State Police were called to the New Alliance Bank, 164 Route 66, in Columbia at about 1: 15 p.m. for a reported Bank Robbery.  Troopers obtained preliminary information that a lone, heavy-set, black male, 5’6”, 190 pounds entered the bank and demanded money.  The man did not imply or display a weapon.

After running out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash, the accused managed to escape on foot.

Connecticut State Troopers responded to the scene and secured the scene.  State Police Major Crime Detectives responded to the scene to process the crime scene and initiate the investigation into this robbery.  There were no injuries during this incident.

At approximately 7:32 p.m. on 7/13/2009 State Troopers located the accused a short distance from the scene.  The accused was taken into custody without incident.  The accused was transported to Troop K Colchester.

ARRESTED:  James Moore DOB: 02-04-1964

                        120 Risley Street

                        East Hartford, CT

Charges: Robbery 1st degree

                Larceny 3rd degree

                Threatening

                Breach of Peace

Court: 07/14/2009 at Rockville Superior Court

Bond:  1 million dollar cash bond

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Sgt. H. Chris Johnson