White Hall Police Arrest Man Wanted for Armed Robbery - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

White Hall Police Arrest Man Wanted for Armed Robbery

Posted: Updated:
John Soloman Banish John Soloman Banish
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • WVU Football Players Visit Patients at Children's Hospital

    WVU Football Players Visit Patients at Children's Hospital

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:45:25 GMT
    Alexis and Terri Orndorff pose for pictures with the WVU Football Players.Alexis and Terri Orndorff pose for pictures with the WVU Football Players.
    WVU players are known for packing the seats at Mylan Puskar Stadium during the football season. They took a day off and took off their pads to make the short walk across the parking lot to bring a much
    WVU players are known for packing the seats at Mylan Puskar Stadium during the football season. They took a day off and took off their pads to make the short walk across the parking lot to bring a much
  • Trucks Blocking Driveway Of Jane Lew FD

    Trucks Blocking Driveway Of Jane Lew FD

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:36:29 GMT
    Trucks driving along Hacker's Creek Road in Jane Lew pull off to the side of the road in front of the Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department, blocking the one way emergency vehicles can leave the station.
    Trucks driving along Hacker's Creek Road in Jane Lew pull off to the side of the road in front of the Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department, blocking the one way emergency vehicles can leave the station.
  • Marion County Woman Falls Victim to New Scam

    Marion County Woman Falls Victim to New Scam

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:01:20 GMT
    Jennifer Martin was getting ready to return to school when she got the call that she qualified for a federal grant and became a victim to a scam. 

     
    Jennifer Martin was getting ready to return to school when she got the call that she qualified for a federal grant. "I got a phone call from a Kelly Watson from the U.S. Treasury Department saying that
WHITE HALL -

Update

White Hall Police have arrested a West Milford man accused of the armed robbery of a Little General store on Nov. 23.

John Soloman Banish, 18, is accused of backing into the Little General store parking lot, entering the store, and pointing a gun at the clerk. Banish demanded the clerk give him all the money in the cash register before leaving and heading south on Rt. 250, according to a criminal complaint. Banish got away with approximately $97, said police.

Banish is being held in North Central Regional Jail on $100,000 bail.


Original Story

Police are looking for a man who robbed the Little General Store in White Hall at gunpoint early Sunday morning. White Hall Police said it happened just before 3 a.m. at the Little General on Route 250.

Police said the man demanded cash while from an employee while holding them at gunpoint. The man was last seen wearing a green Carhartt hooded jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and a ski mask, according to police. The man is white and between 5'5'' and 5'7''.

Police said he is believed to be driving a white 2-door Oldsmobile Alero with aluminum wheels.  His direction of travel was south from the Little General.

If you have any information, call the White Hall Police Department at (304) 367-0171.