New Haven Man Admits Robbing Six Connecticut Banks
|U.S. Attorney’s Office December 04, 2012|
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Kevin Bolden, 47, of New Haven, pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to one count of bank robbery.
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., Woodbridge||$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, 34, of New Haven.
Judge Arterton has scheduled sentencing for March 4, 2013, at which time Bolden faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years and a fine of up to $250,000.
Bolden has been detained since his arrest on April 4, 2012.
On October 2, 2012, Moneek Grant pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. She awaits sentencing.
This case has been investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Haven, Stamford, Woodbridge, Greenwich, and Bridgeport Police Departments. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Douglas P. Morabito.