Trenton, N.J. – Trenton Police Director Steve Wilson today announced that Trenton Police Officer, Ja'Neice Worley, witnessed an active bank robbery, intervened and successfully placed the suspect into custody.
Yesterday, the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank armed with a loaded firearm with an extended magazine. The suspect pointed the gun at the victim and threatened them by demanding money to be placed inside a duffel bag. Officer Worley was working secondary employment within the bank, witnessed the incident – intervened, and placed the suspect into custody after a brief struggle with the assistance of a customer/witness.
Officer Worley is a three and a half year veteran of the TPD. She is also a well respected and successful officer in the Patrol Bureau. Officer Worley often donates her time to assist the Community Affairs Unit with outreach events and programs for the citizens. "The City of Trenton and its Police Department are very fortunate to have officers like Ja'Neice helping our community and keeping it safe," said Director Wilson.
Upon speaking to Director Wilson about her outstanding performance and apprehension of the armed suspect, Officer Worley was sure to credit the citizen that helped her subdue the robber. When congratulated, Worley stated, “Thank you Director, I’m a Trenton Cop, it’s what we do! I’m just glad I was there to prevent the robbery and I’m glad that no one got hurt.”