Deputies Make Quick Arrest Of Deltona Bank Robbery Suspect

By on September 18, 2016 in WNDB News

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Deltona, FL-It only took deputies 20 minutes to catch up to the suspect in a Deltona bank robbery Saturday morning. He is identified as 54-year-old Mark T. Johnson of Deltona.

The whole thing began around 11:46 AM when 911 dispatchers got a call from an employee of the TD Bank on Providence Boulevard saying, “I need a police here right now. We just got robbed.” The suspect had entered the bank, said he had a gun and demanded money. He left on foot but deputies assumed he was in a vehicle and a covered roadways nearby. At 12:02 PM, a silver passenger car was seen running the read light at S.R. 472 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beltway just south of DeLand. Deputies quickly stopped the vehicle at Orange Camp Road and South Blue Lake Avenue.

Money from the bank was found underneath the driver’s seat. Johnson is charged with armed robbery and grand theft.

No one was hurt in the robbery. Johnson was being held at the Volusia County Branch Jail.

Mark Johnson jail booking photo

Mark Johnson

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