Police identify, arrest suspect in Carson City bank robbery

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Updated: 11/19/2012 11:48 pm
UPDATE - 7:50PM - Sheriff’s Deputies were stopped by Sandra Delarge of Carson City, who had noted the license plate of the vehicle speeding away from the crime scene at the U.S. Bank on Market Way. With Delarge’s information, Deputies found that the registered owner of the vehicle was an ex-felon for “armed bank robbery” and was 46-year-old Thomas E. Baye. Voluntary evacuations of the immediate residences was conducted while a SWAT team was summoned to the area.

At approximately 4:26 p.m., Baye existed his residence on his own and was immediately detained by deputies. Police found no other people inside. During a later search of the residence by FBI Agents and Sheriff’s Detectives, items were located that directly associated Baye with the bank robbery, such as bags of money and clothing he was described to be wearing at the crime scene. Baye was taken into custody at 6:18 p.m. and transported to the Carson City Jail.

According to FBI authorities, the suspect will remain in Carson City until Tuesday, when he will be moved to the Washoe County Jail pending federal Bank Robbery charges.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Just after 3:25pm, a robbery was reported by police from the Carson City U.S. Bank on Market Street.

Police say the suspect has been detained without incident after he originally fled the scene.

We'll have more updates as they become available. 

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