Second Arrest in 2015 Charlotte Hall Bank Robbery - Southern Maryland Headline News

Second Arrest in 2015 Charlotte Hall Bank Robbery

D.C. Woman accused of being the getaway driver


Regina Rochelle Jackson, age 47, of Washington, D.C.
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (July 6, 2016)—A second person has been charged and arrested in connection with the Oct. 15, 2015 robbery of the PNC Bank in Charlotte Hall. Regina Rochelle Jackson, age 47, of Washington, D.C., was identified as the primary robber's girlfriend and as the driver that drove him away from the bank after committing the robbing. On May 20, Troy Tyrone Wertz, pled guilty to the robbery for which he was sentenced to fifteen years in prison.

After further review of the investigation with the State's Attorney for St. Mary's County, investigators from Maryland State Police-Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region were instructed to apply for and subsequently received an arrest warrant, charging Jackson with, one count of armed robbery, one count of assault first degree, one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and one count of theft less than $1,000.

On June 29, Jackson was apprehended without incident by Metropolitan Police Department's Fugitive Apprehension Unit at her residence in Washington, D.C. During Jackson's processing, she freely waived extradition proceedings.

On July 1, local investigators travelled to the District of Columbia's jail, located in S.E. Washington, D.C. and brought Jackson back to St. Mary's County to stand trial on her charges.

If convicted on the charge of armed robbery, Jackson could be incarcerated for more than 20 years.

Anyone having information pertaining to criminal investigations and/or major drug trafficking, is urged to contact investigators with the Maryland State Police-Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region at 410-535-1400 or "TIP" Line: 1-888-210-1450 or email at: msp.centralsouth@maryland.gov.

Bank surveillance photo of Troy Tyrone Wertz at the time of the robbery for which he is serving 15 years in prison. Bank surveillance photo of Troy Tyrone Wertz at the time of the robbery for which he is serving 15 years in prison.

Sponsored Content

Reader Comments

Featured Sponsor

AMSOIL Jay
Jay Hansen, independent AMSOIL dealer.

Follow SoMd HL News