MVPD Arrest Third Person Linked To Height Financial Robbery

(MT. VERNON, IL) — The Mt. Vernon Police Department have made an arrest in connection with the armed robbery of the Heights Financial business, 2929 Broadway, that occurred on December 17th, 2015. At approximately 3 p.m. on Wednesday, a patrol officer made contact with 21 year old Darrell L Haynes, as he sat in a vehicle in the 500 block of South 21st. The officer knew there to be probable cause to arrest Haynes and ordered him out of the vehicle. Hayes refused to exit and officers began to negotiate with him. They were eventually able to get him to surrender without further incident. Haynes was incarcerated in the Jefferson County Justice Center on charges of Armed Robbery and Obstructing a Police Officer. Haynes bond is to be set by a judge. There have been two previous arrests, Denzal Haynes and Steven Collier, in connection with the Heights Finance Robbery. All persons involved are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.