New Haven Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Robbing Six Connecticut Banks
|U.S. Attorney’s Office April 04, 2013|
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that Kevin Bolden, 47, of New Haven, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to 108 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for robbing six Connecticut banks in March 2012.
According to court documents and statements made in court, Bolden committed the following six bank robberies, stealing a total of more than $15,000:
|March 7, 2012||Citizens Bank||430 Forbes Ave., New Haven||$1,375|
|March 8, 2012||First Niagara Bank||211 Amity Rd., Woodbridg||$3,290|
|March 12, 2012||People’s United Bank||2586 Summer St., Stamford||$5,786|
|March 19, 2012||Citizens Bank||1 Atlantic St., Stamford||$1,140|
|March 22, 2012||Citibank||453 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich||$1,226|
|March 27, 2012||Chase Bank||146 State St., Bridgeport||$2,582|
During five of the robberies, Bolden was assisted by Moneek Grant, also of New Haven.
Bolden has been detained since his arrest on April 4, 2012. On December 4, 2012, he pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery.
On October 2, 2012, Moneek Grant pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. On December 19, 2012, she was sentenced to 30 months of imprisonment.
This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Haven, Stamford, Woodbridge, Greenwich, and Bridgeport Police Departments. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Douglas P. Morabito.