NEWARK, NJ - Senenca Wilson of Clark was arrested on Tuesday for robbing a bank according to Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig.
Wilson, 42, also known as “Seneca Wilson,” was charged with one count of bank robbery. According to the U.S Attorney’s Office, Wilson entered a Rutherford bank on April 7 and handed a teller a note demanding money with no straps on the bills.
Officials said Wilson took the bag of cash, walked out of the bank and was caught shortly after on a doorbell video camera running away from the bank. A few seconds later, a car registered to Wilson was seen driving away from the area, and the Yankees baseball cap that Wilson wore during the robbery was found by law enforcement in a recycling bin near the bank.
According to officials, the bank robbery charge carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Acting U.S. Attorney Honig credited special agents of the FBI’s Violent Crimes/Interstate Theft Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge George M. Crouch Jr. in Newark, with the investigation leading to the charges.
The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan W. Romankow of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Violent Crimes Unit in Newark.
Officials said the charge and allegations contained in the complaint are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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