October 26, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Stephen A. Rubino, Major
James City County bank robber arrested
Today, Oct. 26, Joel William Galindo, 25, of Richmond was arrested and charged by the James City County Police with two counts of Robbery. The charges stem from the Aug. 10 bank robbery at the RBC Centura Bank on John Tyler Highway and the Sept. 19 bank robbery at the Citizen’s & Farmer’s Bank on Longhill Road.
Investigation revealed that Galindo was linked to other bank robberies that occurred between May 10 and Oct. 5, 2011 from Frederick, Maryland to James City County, including a robbery at M & T Bank in Hanover County that occurred on May 19. Galindo was arrested for the Hanover robbery on Monday, Oct. 24 by the US Marshal’s Office working in conjunction with the Hanover Sheriff’s Office.
Galindo is currently being held at the Pamunkey Regional Jail without bond.