Dial 911 for Emergency

Update: Wells Fargo Robbery Suspect Identified Following Arrest for Newark Bank Robbery

Incident Number: 50-22-16110

Date and Time: May 28th, 2022 at 11:04 a.m.

Location: Wells Fargo Bank, 100 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact: Dover Police Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department has identified Calvin Samuels (39) of Valley Stream, New York, as the suspect in the May 28th Wells Fargo Bank Robbery. Samuels was arrested by Newark Police on July 12th and charged with a series of bank robberies throughout the state (See Link: https://dsp.delaware.gov/2022/07/13/update-suspect-arrested-delaware-state-police-investigating-bank-robbery/) following a robbery in Newark, DE.

As a result of the arrest, the Dover Police Department was able to link Samuels to the May 28th Wells Fargo robbery and has obtained warrants for Robbery 2nd Degree and Wearing a Disguise During Commission of a Felony. Samuels will be officially charged at a later time. He is currently held on $108,000 bond at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington, DE.

Calvin Samuels

If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

You can follow the Dover Police Department by clicking on:

Dover Police Website