A St. Leonard woman has been arrested and charged with two bank robberies within a week.
On Saturday, Feb. 8, at approximately 10:30 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported robbery at the BB&T Bank in the Wildewood shopping center in California. Preliminary investigation determined the suspect presented a note to a bank employee demanding money, and the note contained the threat of an incendiary device. The employee complied with the demand and the suspect fled the scene.
Then on Thursday, Feb. 13, at approximately 10:10 a.m., St. Mary's deputies responded to the M&T Bank branch in Charlotte Hall for a reported alarm activation. Deputies arrived on the scene and confirmed the bank had been robbed by a female suspect, later identified as Angela Marie Roselee Fitzhugh-Hill, according to a release from the sheriff's office. Fitzhugh-Hill, 41, presented a note demanding money with the threat of an incendiary device, according to the release, and the employee complied before the suspect fled the scene.
Through the course of the investigation, detectives from the St. Mary's sheriff's office Criminal Investigations Division, Fitzhugh-Hill was developed as a suspect in both bank robberies. On Thursday at approximately 7:34 p.m., the suspect was observed operating a vehicle in Calvert County and subsequently taken into custody with the cooperation of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office.
Fitzhugh-Hill was charged with two counts each of armed robbery, robbery, theft, arson threat and second-degree assault. She is being held at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown on a no-bond status.
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