Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Update: June 9, 2016, @ 9:30 a.m.

Darius Lanar Whetstone, B/M 27, has been arrested and charged with this offense.

Darius Lanar Whetstone

Original post: June 3, 2016, @ 11:24 a.m.


On June 2, 2016, at about 9:00 a.m., the suspect captured in these photos robbed the Capital One Bank at 4111 Gaston Avenue at knife point.  The suspect held a large kitchen knife against an employee’s back and demanded money. The suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 5’ 7” – 5’ 9” in height, weighing 180 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt with a large graphic on the front, red shorts, black shoes, and knee length white tube socks. The suspect is bearded and wears a yellow bracelet on his right wrist. 

Anyone who recognizes this suspect or has information about this bank robbery is asked to call Detective A. Winn at (214) 797-0296.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477). This incident is documented on case number 132413-2016.