Exclusive Video: Accused Serial Bank Robber Caught in Decatur
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A man arrested in a string of bank robberies across north Alabama and southern Tennessee is due to appear in court today.
Cedrick Lamond Hicks, 33, of Huntsville, will appear before a Lauderdale County District Judge today.
Rogersville Police Chief Terry Holden says Hicks was arrested near the intersection of 14th Street and 6th Avenue SE, Decatur, Alabama, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He was not armed at the time of arrest.
Hicks was transferred to Florence for questioning in connection with several bank robberies. He is being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.
Assisting in the capture of Hicks were the United States Marshal’s Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Decatur Police Department.
Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein, Jr. lauded the efforts of those involved, saying, “I want to express my sincere thanks to the Decatur Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Service for their invaluable assistance in taking Mr. Hicks off the street to face justice.”
“This arrest was a great cooperative effort between all the agencies to bring this matter to a successful conclusion”, said U.S. Marshal Martin Keely.
Hicks is a suspect in the following robberies:
Peoples Bank – Guntersville, AL – August 2, 2012;
Traditions Banks – Priceville, AL – August 8, 2012;
Cadence Bank – Albertville, AL – September 18, 2012;
First National Bank – Pulaski, TN – September 19, 2012
Traditions Bank – Cullman, AL – November 26, 2012;
Regions Bank – Rogersville, AL – November 27, 2012;
Peoples Trust Bank – Hamilton, AL – January 7, 2013;
ServisFirst Bank – Huntsville, AL – March 6, 2013
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