St. Leonard woman arrested in connection with BB&T; M&T Bank Robberies

By: David M. Higgins II

Update via Press Release from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 2/14/2020-On February 8, 2020, at approximately 10:30 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the reported bank robbery at the BB&T Bank located at 23415 Three Notch Road in California.

A 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.

On February 13, 2020, at approximately 10:10 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the M&T Bank located at 37600 Mohawk Drive in Charlotte Hall, for reported alarm activation.  Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed the bank had been robbed by a female suspect, later identified as Angela Marie Roselee Fitzhugh-Hill, age 41 of St. Leonard. Fitzhugh-Hill presented a note demanding money with the threat of an incendiary device. The employee complied and the suspect fled the scene.

Through the course of the investigation detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) developed a suspect responsible for both bank robberies.    On February 13, 2020, at approximately 7:34 p.m., the suspect was observed operating a vehicle in Calvert County and subsequently taken into custody. Fitzhugh-Hill was charged with two counts of the following:

  • Armed Robbery
  • Robbery
  • Theft
  • Arson/Threat
  • Assault Second Degree

Fitzhugh-Hill is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no-bond status.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office thanks the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this case.

Charlotte Hall, Md- This morning the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office(SMCSO) has responded to an incident at the Charlotte Hall M&T Bank at 37660 Mohawk Drive, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. We spoke with Corporal Julie Yingling, the Sheriff’s Office PIO who said it was originally an alarm call, that has now been classified as a robbery.

In the image, submitted by a reader of The Southern Maryland Chronicle; you can see an area surrounding the bank taped off, and at least two SMCSO vehicles. The Crime Lab is also on the scene.

Watch out for emergency vehicles in the area, and follow the officer’s directions if traveling in the area.

This is a developing story.

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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in Digital Marketing, eventually leading him back to his passion. David started The Southern Maryland Chronicle in December 2017 and has grown it to become the #1 news source in Southern Maryland.

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