Huntsville Man Indicted for String of Bank Robberies

Photo of Cedrick Lamond Hicks, from a past arrest (Photo: Rogersville Police Dept.)

Photo of Cedrick Lamond Hicks, from a past arrest (Photo: Rogersville Police Dept.)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – A federal grand jury indicted a Huntsville man for 11 bank robberies or attempted robberies across north Alabama on Thursday.

According to U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein Jr., Cedrick Lamond Hicks, 32, is charged with nine counes of bank robbery and two counts of attempted bank robbery.

Totaled up, the banks were robbed of more than $43,000.  Most of the charges against Hicks are for robberies or attempted robberies that occurred in 2012, though one charge is for 2006 and two are from this year.

The date, location and amount of money stolen are as follows, according to the indictment:

-Dec. 13, 2006, Regions Bank, Madison Street, Huntsville, $3,074.
-Feb. 22, 2012, Regions Banks, Madison Street, Huntsville, $2,870.
-March 23, 2012, First Jackson Bank, Sutton Road, Huntsville, $1,894.
-April 30, 2012, Renasant Bank, U.S. 72 West, Madison, $3,500.
-Aug. 2, 2012, Peoples Bank, U.S. 431 South, Guntersville, $890.
-Aug. 8, 2012, Traditions Bank, Alabama 67 South, Decatur, $7,243.
-Nov. 27, 2012, Regions Banks, Lee Street, Rogersville, $8,009.
-Jan. 7, 2013, Peoples Trust Bank, Military Street South, Hamilton, $9,000.
-March 6, 2013, ServisFirst Bank, Meridian Street, Huntsville, $6,575.

The attempted bank robberies were on Sept. 18, 2012, at Cadence Bank, U.S. 431, Albertville, and on Nov. 26, 2012, at Traditions Bank, Second Avenue NW, Cullman.

Rogersville police identified Hicks as a suspect in December 2012.

The maximum penalty for each robbery count is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Filed in: Huntsville, Shoals

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