Daniel W. Hamlett, Sr. is wanted for his alleged involvement in the armed robbery of the Webster Bank located at 15 New Haven Road in Seymour, Connecticut. It is alleged that, on April 9, 2013, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Hamlett, Sr. pulled into the bank parking lot and parked in the handicapped space. A customer exiting the bank walked by the vehicle and noticed that Hamlett, Sr. was wearing a mask that covered his face. The customer continued to his vehicle, entered it, and locked the doors. Hamlett, Sr. got out of his vehicle, ran to the customer's vehicle, took out a black handgun, smashed the driver's side front window, and demanded money from the customer. When the customer responded that he didn’t have any money, Hamlett, Sr. took the customer's car keys and cell phone and told him not to move. Hamlett, Sr. then went into the Webster Bank. The customer ran to a business next to the bank and the Seymour Police were called. Hamlett, Sr. was then observed exiting the bank and getting into a vehicle described as possibly being a Ford Taurus, teal in color, with the last three digits of the plate reading YHC. The vehicle was last seen getting onto Route 8 North.
It is further alleged that Hamlett, Sr. walked into the bank brandishing a black handgun and yelled for everyone to get on the floor. Hamlett, Sr. jumped over the teller counter, grabbed a teller, and ordered her to open her drawer. He took all of the money out of her drawer, including a dye pack, and then led the teller to another employee. That employee's drawer was opened and Hamlett, Sr. took all the money from her drawer, including a dye pack. Hamlett, Sr. then jumped back over the teller counter and walked out of the front door of the bank.
A federal arrest warrant was issued for Daniel W. Hamlett, Sr. in the United States District Court, District of Connecticut, New Haven, Connecticut, on March 13, 2014, after he was charged with armed bank robbery and aiding and abetting.
Hamlett, Sr. has scars on his chin and right arm. He also has tattoos on his entire left arm.