Delaware Man Arrested for Attempted Fraud and Gun Possession in Parkesburg

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PARKESBURG, PA — Parkesburg Police say that on August 9th, 2022, they arrested and charged 22-year-old Kevin Capel of Dover, Delaware, with Forgery and related criminal offenses after he attempted to defraud Fulton Bank at 100 West First Avenue out of thousands of dollars.

Officers also removed a loaded firearm from the defendant’s vehicle at the time he was taken into custody outside of the bank. Capel was initially remanded to the Chester County Prison but was released on Aug 10th after posting bail.

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for August 18, 2022, at the Magisterial District Court in Parkesburg.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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