Man who stole $75,000 inheritance arrested

Man who stole $75,000 inheritance arrested
Derrick Whatley arrested (Source: Summit County Jail)

A 33-year-old Akron man was arrested Monday, two months after he pistol-whipped and robbed a woman.

Derrick L. Whatley was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. He was arrested on warrants for aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary.

His arrest stems from a May 26 incident.

According to police, Whatley went to a 50-year-old woman's apartment, pistol whipped her and took $75,000 in cash that she had received as an inheritance.

Whatley is being held in the Summit County Jail.

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