The Berlin Police Department made an arrest in connection with a strong arm robbery that occurred outside the TD Bank branch at 1127 Farmington Ave in Berlin on August 27, 2011.
In this incident, two bank deposit bags were stolen from a person entering the bank. The suspect was described as a black male, 6-feet tall wearing a black stocking cap, black shirt and pants.
The suspect fled the scene and got into a late model blue or black, 4-door Cadillac. The Cadillac was followed by a witness who contacted BPD with the vehicle registration. Berlin Patrol Officers found the vehicle which engaged them in a short pursuit. This was broken off due the risk to the public. The vehicle was later found abandoned in Meriden and seized as evidence. Further investigation resulted in an arrest warrant being issued for the following individual.
Frank Edward Biggs, Age 53, of 38 Lander Street, Hamden.
Charges were: Robbery Third degree, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery Third Degree, Larceny Second Degree, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny Second Degree, Engaging police in pursuit.
Biggs was located by the Hartford Police Department on January 17 in Hartford and taken into custody on Berlin’s outstanding arrest warrant.
Biggs was transferred to Berlin Police custody, processed and held on a $150,000 court set band. He was arraigned in New Britain Superior Court on January 18, 2012.