The FBI has announced the arrest of a Savannah man in connection to several bank robberies in and around Savannah.
Tuesday, 26-year-old Charles Johnson, aka "Chuckie", was arrested during the evening hours without incident by FBI Agents with the invaluable assistance of the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) SWAT team.
Additional assistance and many hours of hard investigative work was provided by SCMPD Central Precinct's Tactical Investigations Unit in locating Johnson.
On August 15th, a federal arrest warrant was obtained via federal criminal complaint filed at Savannah, Georgia charging Johnson with violation of Title 18 USC 922 (g) (1), possession of a firearm by a felon.
Johnson was also being sought for questioning in connection with the below seven Savannah area armed bank robberies:
Savannah Bank, on 100 Chatham Parkway, in Savannah, on July 11th
Wells Fargo Bank, on 14009 Abercorn Street, in Savannah, on September 25th
Savannah Postal Credit Union, on 22 Oglethorpe Professional Boulevard, in Savannah, on November 8th
Heritage Bank, on 620 Stephenson Avenue, in Savannah
First Chatham Bank, on 7401 Hodgson Memorial Drive, in Savannah
Colony Bank, on 7011 Hodgson Memorial Drive, in Savannah, on January 3rd
United Community Bank, on 2225 E Victory Drive, in Thunderbolt, Georgia on December 24, 2012
Johnson will have an initial appearance in front of a U.S. magistrate judge Wednesday in Savannah.
The FBI reminds the public that the above are merely allegations and the all persons are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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