From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
[October 10, 2013, Bel Air, MD] — Harford County Sheriff’s detectives have charged John Joseph Wilson, 53, of 2903 Dunbrin Road Dundalk, Maryland, with multiple counts of robbery, 1st and 2nd degree assault, theft, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for his role in committing six bank and US Post Office robberies investigated by the Sheriff’s Office and Postal authorities.
Sheriff’s detectives, the Maryland State Police, the FBI and United States Postal Inspector’s Office had been working jointly sharing information and intelligence since the robberies began occurring in December 2012. As a result of the October 5, 2013 robbery of the US Post Office in Benson, Maryland, detectives with the Maryland State Police developed information and identified a suspect in their case. They shared that information with Sheriff’s detectives who connected Wilson to six cases they were investigating one of those dating back to 2010.
Wilson was charged in the following cases:
September 30, 2010 – Madison Square Federal Savings Bank, 2209 Bel Air Road, Fallston, Maryland
December 10, 2012 – Madison Square Federal Savings Bank, 2209 Bel Air Road, Fallston, Maryland
December 12, 2012 – USPO 108 Connolly Road, Benson, Maryland
December 17, 2012 – Sovereign Bank, 1816 Emmorton Road, Bel Air Maryland
April 27, 2013 – Sovereign Bank, 1816 Emmorton Road, Bel Air Maryland
April 27, 2013 – USPO 108 Connolly Road, Benson Maryland
Wilson was taken before a Harford County District Court Commissioner on October 10th and is currently incarcerated in the Harford County Detention without bond. The Maryland State Police have also filed charges in their cases.
From the Maryland State Police:
(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Colonel Marcus L. Brown, Superintendent of the Maryland State Police, was joined today by Frank Schissler, U.S. Postal Inspector/Public Information Officer for the Washington Division, and Major Douglas Verzi, Commander of the Investigative Services Bureau for the Harford County Sheriff’s Office to announce the arrest of a Baltimore County man suspected of committing several armed robberies in both Baltimore and Harford Counties.
The accused is identified as John J. Wilson, 53, of the 2900-block of Dunbrin Road in Dundalk, Maryland. He is charged on several counts to include armed robbery, first and second degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and attempted murder. Wilson is currently being held at the Harford County Detention Center without bond.
After a multi-jurisdictional investigation, Maryland State Police arrested a Baltimore County man last night, suspected of committing several robberies in both Baltimore and Harford counties over the past three years. Robberies targeted a Baltimore County grocery store, a U.S. Post Office and several banks in Harford County.
On October 9, 2013 investigators from the Maryland State Apprehension Team arrested Wilson without incident at his Baltimore County residence after a cross-jurisdictional investigation. Wilson is believed to be connected to at least fourteen burglaries. All of these burglaries took place within the last three years, dating back to July 2010.
The Maryland State Police, the United States Postal Inspector’s Office, and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office continue the investigation. Further charges are pending.