Toms River Bank Robber Arrested

TOMS RIVER – Remember that New Year’s Eve bank robbery in Toms River? The suspect has been arrested, according to police.

The Toms River Police Department said 45-year-old Patrick T. Callahan, a township resident, was charged on a warrant by Detective Quinn with the bank robbery that took place Tuesday, December 31 at the Chase Bank on Route 37 West.

Patrick T. Callahan (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

Police confirm that Callahan was arrested Thursday night in Burlington County by the Mount Laurel Police Department following a tip originating from the Toms River Police Department’s Facebook page.

The Ocean County Sheriffs Department Crime Scene Unit, K-9 Unit, and the FBI Red Bank Office assisted during this investigation.

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During the robbery, Callahan presented a note to the teller and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

In a prepared press release, the department thanked citizens who responded to and shared the Facebook post.

Callahan will be lodged in the county jail pending a bail hearing in Ocean County Superior Court.

Anyone with additional information regarding this matter may contact investigating Detective Quinn at ‪732-349-0150, extension 1361‬.