UPDATE February 15, 2022, @7:15 p.m.: Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a suspect in connection with the armed bank robbery which took place on February 14, 2022, in Dunkirk, MD.

Through the investigation, detectives identified Craig Steven Best, 56 of Mechanicsville, as the individual responsible for the armed robbery at PNC Bank located at 10690 Town Center Blvd., Dunkirk, MD. On Feb. 15, 2022, detectives located Best and he was taken into custody without incident. Best was arrested and charged with Assault-1st Degree, Assault-2nd Degree, Armed Robbery, Robbery, and Use of a Firearm during the Commission of a Violent Felony.

Craig Steven Best, 56 of Mechanicsville Credit: Calvert County Sheriff's Office / Calvert County Sheriff's Office

Best is currently incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

On February 14, 2022, at approximately 3:23 p.m., Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the PNC Bank inside the Giant Food Store located at 10690 Town Center Blvd, Dunkirk, MD for the reported armed bank robbery.  

Investigation revealed a male suspect approached the teller, displayed a handgun, announced a robbery, and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a bald white male, approximately 5’10” tall and 215lbs, with blue eyes. He was wearing a surgical mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt with a small design on the left chest, dark-colored pants, and tan work boots.

All citizens are to treat this individual as armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on this subject or crime is asked to contact Detective Rector at William.Rector@calvertcountymd.gov. Please refer to case # 22-7873.

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