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New Haven Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Robbing Six Connecticut Banks

U.S. Attorney’s Office April 04, 2013
  • District of Connecticut (203) 821-3700

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:

DateBankLocationAmount
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.