Bank robbery arrest
Written by WBTA STAFF on July 25, 2023
FROM BATAVIA POLICE: On Monday, July 24, 2023 at approximately 9:36 a.m. officers from the City of Batavia Police Department were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at the Key Bank located at 69 Main Street. It was reported that a black male entered the bank and passed the teller a note demanding money. There was no weapon threatened or displayed at the time. The male made off with an undetermined amount of money and left on a bicycle. Officers from the City of Batavia Police Department along with assistance from the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office checked the area for the suspect and were initially unable to locate him. Detectives from the City Police worked quickly to obtain an identification of the individual involved using the Monroe County Crime Analysis Center’s facial recognition software. The image was shared with the public and officers began checking the individuals last known addresses. While gathering further information the Department received information that the suspect was hiding inside a residence on South Spruce Street. Officers responded and were able to take the suspect into custody without incident. It was determined that the suspect acted alone and was the only individual arrested. The following individual was arrested and charged with the listed crimes; Stacy R. Moss, age 53, of Rochester, was charged with Robbery 3rd and Grand Larceny 4th. Moss is currently under supervision by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (NYS Parole) for robbery. He was arraigned in City Court and remanded to the Genesee County Jail to appear at a later date. The City of Batavia Police Department would like to recognize and thank the following for their assistance during this investigation; The Genesee County Emergency Dispatch Center, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, the Monroe County Crime Analysis Center and the public for the tips that were submitted.