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New Haven Man Admits Robbing Six Connecticut Banks

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 04, 2012
  • District of Connecticut (203) 821-3700

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.

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