Armed robbery at West Conshohocken hotel leads to federal charges

Included with the agenda for the January 10th meeting of West Conshohocken’s Borough Council is a report from the police department that includes details on an investigation and arrest involving an armed robbery at the Philadelphia Marriott West.

According to the report, on December 2, 2022, at 4:04 a.m., a male walked into the hotel, approached the front desk, and brandished a firearm at an employee. He then robbed the hotel’s cash drawers.

The man then fled on foot and departed the area in a vehicle parked near the hotel. Through the use of security video, police bulletins, and other investigative work, the suspect was able to be identified. In addition to the West Conshohocken Police Department, the investigation included the Pennsylvania State Police, the FBI, and multiple other municipal police departments in two counties. In addition to the West Conshohocken robbery, the investigation found that the suspect was involved in eight other similar robberies.

The Pennsylvania State Police and FBI arrested the suspect and he has been charged federally with multiple counts of robbery with a firearm and other related charges.