Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery of the TD Bank branch on Mule Road in Toms River last Friday.
Jerome Gilby, 30, of Oak Street in Lakehurst, was taken into custody on Monday at his girlfriend’s house on the 3200 block of Oceanic Avenue in Toms River, said police spokesman Ralph Stocco.
Within hours of posting the banks surveillance photographs on the police department’s Facebook page as well as online with numerous local media outlets, Gilby was identified.
“Over a dozen tipsters recognized Gilby and contacted the police department,” Stocco said.
Investigators from the FBI, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit, Lakehurst Police, Brick Police, and the Seaside Heights Police Department worked closely to track down the whereabouts of Gilby, Stocco said. Once his location was determined, a surveillance team was set up at the Oceanic Drive residence and, after a short period of time, the arrest was made at the home.
Gilby, who was taken into custody at about 4:30 p.m., was charged with the bank robbery and is being held on $100,000 cash bail.