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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
State Police - Casino Investigations
609-441-7464

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 30, 2003


 
 

STATE POLICE IDENTIFY SUSPECTS IN CASINO ARMED ROBBERIES

View Photos & More Information   |  UPDATE: Suspects Arrested

    ATLANTIC CITY-State Police assigned to the Division of Gaming Enforcement have identified five suspects who are believed to be responsible for at least three armed robberies at the Sands, Bally's Park Place and Trump Plaza casinos.

     Wanted for the July 14, 2003 robbery at the Sands Casino is VINCENT NELSON, age 30, whose last known address is Shelton Avenue in Pleasantville.

     Arrested for the July 25, 2003 robbery at Bally's Park Place Casino is THOMAS BOYD, age 41, of Hammonton. BOYD is currently being held at the Atlantic County Jail on $ 250,000 bail.

     Wanted for the Bally's robbery are the following individuals:
         EARL DENNIS, age 29, whose last known address is Reading Avenue in Atlantic City.
         EUGENE E. WILDER, age 31, whose last known address is Caspian Avenue in Atlantic City.
         Unknown black male, mid twenties; approx 5'9 185 lbs with braided dreadlocks and goatee.

     Wanted for the July 27, 2003 robbery at Trump Plaza is EARL DENNIS, age 29, whose last known address is Reading Avenue in Atlantic City.

     All of the robberies involved at least one subject approaching a coin redemption window, displaying a handgun, and giving the cashier a note demanding money. There were no injuries in any of the incidents.

     A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the apprehension of these individuals.

     Anyone who may have information on these subjects is urged to call State Police at 609-441-7464. All calls will be kept confidential.

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  PHOTOS & INFORMATION  
 

On 7/14/03 the Sands Casino Chip Redemption booth was robbed of $10,000 in cash. The actor approached the booth window with a note which read : BANG!

CAPTURED
Vincent Nelson
DOB: 8-11-73/75
Last known address reported: Shelton Ave, Pleasantville,NJ
Nelson has been entered into NCIC, $75,000 cash/bond extradition continental USA.


On 7/25/03 a Ballys Park Place Casino Coin Redemption window was robbed at gun point for the amount of
$ 5975 in cash. These individuals are as follows:

CAPTURED
Earl Dennis

DOB: 03-17-74 Hgt: 5' 09"
Wgt: 190lbs
Last Known Address:
Reading Ave, ACNJ

CAPTURED
Eugene E. Wilder

DOB: 07-14-72
Hgt: 5' 09"
Wgt: 190lbs
Last Known Address:
Caspian Ave, , ACNJ


CAPTURED
Identified as Kean Blann

Mid twenties
Hgt: 5' 09"
Wgt:185lbs
Braided dreadlocks
Mustache & Goatee


4th individual involved:
CAPTURED - currently lodged in Atlantic County Jail on $250,000 bail
Thomas Boyd
DOB: 8-23-61
Last known address:
Bellevue Ave
Atlantic County Jail on $250,000 bail Hammonton, NJ


On 7-27-03 a Trump Plaza coin redemption window was robbed at gun point for an amount totaling $17, 495 in cash.

CAPTURED
Earl Dennis

DOB: 03-17-74 Hgt: 5' 09"
Wgt: 190lbs
Last Known Address:
Reading Ave, ACNJ

Both Earl Dennis and Eugene Wilder have been entered into NCIC, they are currently warrants for their arrest $250,000 cash. Extradition continental USA

 
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