YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - Deputies have arrested a Ft. Eustis soldier in connection to a robbery at Langley Federal Credit Union in Yorktown over the weekend.
Wednesday, a teller at the Langley Federal Credit Union in the Denbigh area of Newport News spotted a man matching the description of the suspect involved in the Yorktown robbery, Capt. J.E. Richardson with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said.
A Newport News detective in the area noticed the same man acting suspicious in a parking lot nearby. The detective watched the man enter the credit union again and come back out less than a minute later. Richardson said the suspect took off running and was later apprehended by the detective and other officers with the Newport News Police Department.
The suspect, Dorman Ronald Shaw, 38, of Yorktown, was interviewed by investigators from the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. He was charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection to the Yorktown robbery.
Richardson said Shaw is a staff sergeant stationed at Ft. Eustis. WAVY.com uncovered Shaw is with an aviation brigade that trains new soldiers in helicopter repair.
Deputies say Shaw walked into the Langley Federal Credit Union located on Route 17 in Yorktown around 1 p.m. Saturday and passed a note to a teller. He was able to flee with an undisclosed amount of money.
Shaw is incarcerated at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.
Shaw married and a father of two. His wife told WAVY.com off-camera she thought the arrest was a joke at first, and his neighbors said Shaw is a "nice guy" and a hard worker.
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