Countless tips by the public have led to the arrest of a Millville man on bank robbery charges.

According to Hamilton Township Police, Joseph Whilden Jr., 47, was arrested for the robbery of the Ocean City Bank in Egg Harbor City on May 2nd.

As a result of a cooperative investigation between the Township of Hamilton Police Department, Egg Harbor City Police Department, New Jersey State Police, FBI, NJ State Parole, United States Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force, and the Millville Police Department, Whilden was arrested yesterday morning in a garage in Millville, without incident. Whilden was charged with robbery and lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility on $200,000.00 bail set by JMC Frick.

Whilden was also charged by the New Jersey State Police with an additional bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Buena Vista Township. Bail for those charges were set at an additional $100,000.00.

 

SOURCE: News Release via Facebook - Hamilton Township Police

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