Arrest Made in Parsippany Bank Robbery

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and the Parsippany–Troy Hills Police Chief Paul Philipps announce the arrest of Gabriel Reyes (age 25) of Washington Township, Morris County, New Jersey, on charges related to a Robbery that occurred on March 6, 2017 at the TD Bank located at 430 North Beverwyck Road in Parsippany, New Jersey.

Gabriel Reyes was charged with one count of Robbery, a crime of the first degree. Reyes was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility on a warrant complaint in accordance with the Criminal Justice Reform Act.

The charges arise from a report of a bank robbery occurring at the above-location in Parsippany at approximately 2:20 p.m. on March 6, 2017. The report contained a description of a male entering the bank, demanding money, threatening the use of a gun, and fleeing the scene in a vehicle. A sum of money was taken during the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200, or the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department at 973-263-4300.

Numerous law enforcement agencies assisted in the investigation of the Robbery at the Parsippany TD Bank, including the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Parsippany–Troy Hills Police Department, the Belleville Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section and K-9 Unit, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office reports that Gabriel Reyes was also charged with two counts of first degree Robbery for allegedly committing robberies at the TD Bank in Roseland, New Jersey on March 4, 2017, and the TD Bank in West Orange, New Jersey on March 11, 2017.

Prosecutor Knapp thanked all of the agencies who participated in this investigation and arrest: “The joint efforts and coordination of multiple law enforcement agencies in 2 counties led to the swift apprehension of the defendant. Led by detectives of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, we were able to take this potentially dangerous individual off the streets.”

A complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a Court of Law.

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Paul Merkler at [email protected] or 973-285-6215.