Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
October 26, 2009


   On 10-10-2009, at approximately 10:40 a.m., State Police from Troop B responded to a bank robbery at the Northwest Community Bank located at the Foothills Plaza on Route 44 in New Hartford, CT.

   Troopers determined that a heavy set white male had in fact implied he had a weapon and demanded cash. He then fled the scene in a small Honda-type vehicle, with an accomplice driving.

   State Police Western District Major Crime Squad Detectives responded and initated the criminal investigation. As a result of tips from the public, evidence, and interviews with persons in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont, a suspect and co-conspirator was identified.

   On 10/15/09, a suspect was identified and it was learned that he was in the custody of Springfield, Massachusetts Police for unrelated charges.  Connecticut State Police Major Crime Detectives interviewed the suspect in Springfield, MA.  At that interview, the suspect provided information about his involvment in the robbery and identified the second suspect involved.  Information was developed that both suspects were also involved in a bank robbery in Vermont.

   Connecticut State Police obtained arrest warrants for both suspects from Superior Court in Connecticut.  Both were being held as fugitives from justice in Springfield, MA. 

   Today, 10/23/09, both individuals waived extradition, were taken into custody by Connecticut State Police and were transported back to Connecticut and arrested pursuant to valid warrant issued by GA #18. 

ACCUSED #1  Daryl Williams, DOB 07/27/60, Worthington Street, Springfield, MA

Charges:  Robbery 1st 53a-134(a)(4)

               Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1st 53a-48@53a-134(a)(4)

               Larceny 3rd 53a-124(a)(2)

               Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 3rd 53a-48@53a-124(a)(2)

       $500,000.00 Bond to be Arraigned TODAY at GA #18, Bantam Court on 10/23/09

ACCUSED #2  Andrew Dion, DOB, 12/25/67, Worthington Street Springfield, MA

CHARGES:  Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1st 53a-48@53a-134(a)(4)

                Larceny 3rd 53a-124(a)(2)

                Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 3rd 53a-48@53a-124(a)(2)

                Theft of a Number Plate 14-147a

        $500,000.00 Bond to be Arraigned at GA#18, Bantam Court on 10/26/09



LT. J. Paul Vance