Released on February 17, 2012 - 2:11pm
Feb 17

Mayor Craig A. Moe and Chief Richard McLaughlin are pleased to announce the incarceration of a suspect in the October 28, 2011 robbery of the PNC Bank in Laurel.

On October 28, 2011, a male wearing a mask robbed the PNC Bank at 7451 Van Dusen Road Laurel, Prince George’s County, Maryland.  The suspect entered the bank and announced the robbery to the teller.  The suspect received over $1300 in U.S. Currency and then fled the bank. 

On November 09, 2011, a male wearing a mask approached the same PNC Bank.  Bank employees immediately recognized the subject as the person who robbed the bank on October 28, 2011.  A bank employee ran to the entrance door and locked the doors before the suspect could enter the bank.  The suspect then fled the scene.

Laurel Police Department Detective Cpl. S. Ivory worked with Howard County detectives, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, and Maryland State Police on the investigation.  The same subject was a suspect in bank robberies in Woodbine, Maryland, Sykesville, Maryland and two in Monrovia, Maryland.  Detectives identified the suspect as Jeffrey Wayne Malcolm W/M 55 years old.  An arrest warrant was obtained for Malcolm for the Monrovia and Woodbine bank robberies. Malcolm was located and arrested on February 08, 2012 in Odenton, Maryland.

On February 09, 2012, Malcolm was charged with the bank robbery and attempted bank robbery at Laurel PNC Bank. He is currently incarcerated in Howard County Detention Center.


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