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New Haven Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that VINCENT JONES, 50, of New Haven, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to one count of bank robbery.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Jones attempted to rob the Key Bank located at 245 Main Street in East Haven on July 31, 2017; robbed the Webster Bank located at 247 Boston Post Road in Orange of $5,469 on July 31, 2017, and robbed the Bank of America located at 1331 Boston Post Road in Milford of $6,578 on August 8, 2018.

Jones has been detained since August 9, 2018, when he was arrested on related state charges.

The charge of bank robbery carries a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years.  A sentencing date is not scheduled.

This matter has been investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the East Haven, Orange, Milford, New Haven and Waterbury Police Departments.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas P. Morabito.

Updated February 1, 2019

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