Cash Reward Offered for Arrest of Suspect Who Robbed 3 Delaware Banks


39-year-old Michael J. Wheeler of Wilmington

(DELMARVA NEWS NOW) — Delaware State Police are offering a cash reward of up to 1,000 dollars for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect who robbed three banks in Delaware, one of which was in Felton, Kent County.

Troopers have identified 39-year-old Michael Wheeler of Wilmington as the suspect who robbed a WSFS bank in Felton on August 2. Then on August 5, he robbed two banks in New Castle County. In the Felton incident, he was wearing black dreads, a red shirt and black pants.

Police say this is part of an active, ongoing joint investigation between Delaware State Police, Middletown Police and the FBI. Anyone with information on Wheeler’s whereabouts is asked to contact Delaware State Police at (302) 365-8566 or by calling 9-1-1.