Three men charged with Thursday bank robbery


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Submitted: Fri, 10/04/2013 - 8:22pm
Updated: Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:24pm
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have arrested three men suspected of robbing a bank yesterday morning.

Robert Houston Ward, 39, of Leland, Warnie Dean Jones, Jr., 35, of Currie, and Brandice Charles Ward, 38, of Wilmington are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the robbery of the PNC Bank at 2015 S. 17th Street around 11 a.m. Thursday.

Police say while the robbers did not show a weapon, they threatened to use one. They left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

“The department received approximately 12 calls after surveillance photos were released to the public,” WPD Capt. Jeff Allsbrook said in a news release. “This case serves as an example of how effective we can be with the help of the community. This case was solved in 24 hours.”

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6 Comments on "Three men charged with Thursday bank robbery"


Guest2020
2015 years 8 months ago

Given their childhoods, and the nature of their dad, I am not surprised that Robbie and Brandice turned out the way they did. But, there comes a time in everyone’s life where they need to take responsibility for their choices. They knew right from wrong. I wish that I had been there for them.

Barry
2015 years 8 months ago

Put their butt in prison for about twenty years and let them think about that. No mercy. No deals.

Gugff
2015 years 8 months ago

Intelligent ones, these guys. Good job to all who worked the incident….officers, detectives, k9 handlers, and dispatchers. Ten eight.

Guest777
2015 years 8 months ago

nice to see that white folks can still hang with the best of the brothers

Guestman
2015 years 8 months ago

Brandice Ward is the biggest low-life P.O.S. you could ever know. He’s a habitual felon who belongs behind bars for a LONG time. Let’s hope he and the other scum bags rot in jail.