The suspect gave a teller a demand note, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Romanoskey had a crack pipe that he showed to Thomas' children and was trying to call someone to buy crack, police said.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a man told officers that he was working in a yard of a home on Elderbank Drive on March 16 when he was robbed.
Police responded to the 1700 block of Jefferson Street at 4:30 a.m. on June 25.
"Thanks to the quick response by citizens who called 9-1-1 and provided the location of the suspect", San Leandro Police Lt. Isaac Benabou said.
Wilmington Police have charged him with Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree and Robbery 2nd Degree for the Wilmington incidents.
The two men got away with the victim's wallet and cell phone. When he was refused, he fled the scene, leaving the BB gun behind. The witness took several pictures of the getaway vehicle, which police say was stolen.
The Marked Tree Police Department states a risky armed robbery suspect is now in custody. He reiterated the command's commitment to fighting crimes while commending the continued assistance of other security agencies and residents of the state in volunteering credible information. The victim later identified the suspects to the police.
Anyone with information about the Peach Street or Woodland Heights market cases is asked to contact Medford police at 541-770-4783.