Suspects in multiple bank robberies in Pa. nabbed in Maryland

Men behind holdups in Berks, Chester, Lebanon, Northampton counties, police say

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Published: Jul 26 2013 01:42:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2013 06:48:50 PM EDT
Heath Derizzo and Dale Mentzer
WEST OCEAN CITY, Md. -

Two men arrested in Maryland are believed by police to be behind multiple bank robberies in Berks, Chester, Lebanon and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania.

Heath Derizzo, 36, of Harrisburg, and Dale Mentzer, 35, of Newmanstown, Lebanon Co., were arrested Wednesday night by police in the area of Salisbury, Md., after the robbery of a PNC Bank in West Ocean City earlier in the day.

Both men were committed to the Wicomico County Detention Center on charges in the Maryland bank robbery as well as for outstanding warrants in Pennsylvania, police said.

Police in Pennsylvania said both men were involved in the following robberies in Pennsylvania:

Officers executed warrants to search both the motel room where the men were staying and the vehicle they were driving in Maryland, but they did not say what evidence, if any, they found.