Bank Robbery


A Danville man is set to go to trial later this year for robbing a bank in Centralia.

The U.S. attorney for Southern Illinois says 21-year-old Aaron Moss is the only defendant named in a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury.

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A southern Illinois man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to robbing a bank in 2016.

The Union County State's Attorney says 32-year-old Chadrick Deon Miller of Anna has been sentenced to seven years in prison on one count of aggravated robbery.

Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

Mt. Vernon Police is asking for the public's help in locating a bank robbery suspect.

Officers say the robbery occurred shortly before 10 a.m. Monday at People's National Bank. They were told the suspect claimed to be armed, but did not brandish a weapon.

The FBI says a Kentucky man has been arrested for robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Mt. Vernon on January 14th.

A Carbondale man is in custody after a bank robbery Monday afternoon.

Carbondale Police say at around 5 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a reported bank robbery in progress at the First Mid-Illinois Bank, located inside Schnuck's.

Centralia Bank Robbed

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Authorities are investigating a bank robbery in Centralia.

WJBD Radio reports there were no injuries when two men held up the People's National Bank facility around 9 a.m. Monday.

Benton Police Dept.

Authorities have identified the elderly man wanted in a Franklin County bank robbery.

Benton Police say he is 82-year-old Arthur Bays of Marion. Bays was taken into custody without incident Thursday afternoon in the 1100 block of West Main Street.

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A southern Illinois man will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally stabbing two bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery.

An Alabama man has admitted to robbing a southern Illinois bank.

The U.S. attorney for Southern Illinois says 38-year-old George David Treece pleaded guilty to robbing the Farmers State Bank in Central City in Marion County last August.


A western Kentucky man has been charged with robbing a southern Illinois bank.

A southern Illinois man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges related to a botched, deadly bank robbery.

A grand jury will decide whether a man suspected in a fatal bank robbery in Cairo should face other charges.

A former convict who authorities say is a suspect in the deadly bank robbery in Cairo has been charged with a related weapons count.

Federal prosecutors charged 29-year-old James Watts of Cairo Friday with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The U.S. attorney says Watts was arrested Thursday on a railroad trestle in Cairo hours after a First National Bank branch in that city was robbed. Authorities say two bank employees were killed and a third employee was critically injured.