Fifty-year-old Arnell Edwards of St. Louis pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis to one count of bank robbery.
According to authorities the man in his late twenties to mid-thirties walked up to the bank teller and gave her a note.
Last week’s hold up of a St. Louis area PNC bank has prompted the bank to offer a $20,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the suspects.
Officials say around 11:00 a.m. a man in his 30s allegedly robbed the U.S. Bank inside a Schnucks grocery store on Butler Hill Rd.
If you rob a bank in the St. Louis area – you’re probably going to get caught, according to the latest FBI figures.
Investigators say the man was arrested Tuesday near a Swansea cornfield after they found a car matching the description of a vehicle that had been used two hours earlier to rob the Bank of O’Fallon.
Warren J. Gladders’ first court appearance was brief. After advising Associate Circuit Judge Richard Scheibe that his lawyer had stepped down because of an unspecified conflict, Gladders suggested he might need a public defender.
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper involved in a shootout with an alleged bank robber Friday near New Melle is going to be okay.
Authorities say he held-up the Advanced America Cash Loans on 10018 West Florissant in Dellwood Thursday.
Police cleared residents from the area, and a nearby elementary school was put on lockdown during the standoff.