Arrest made in Fuquay-Varina bank robbery

From staff reportsMarch 2, 2013 

— Law enforcement officers from several agencies tracked down a suspect in a bank robbery early Saturday. They found that man and another man in a motel in Garner with heroin and marijuana, police said.

Officers went to the Econolodge on Mechanical Drive in Garner about 1:25 a.m. Saturday and arrested Brandon Phillip Williams for armed robbery related to the Thursday holdup of the State Employees Credit Union in Fuquay-Varina.

They also arrested Bryce Bonilla, and charged both men with possession of heroin, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

A weapon and an undisclosed amount of money were recovered in the motel room, police said. The men were booked into the Wake County Jail and will appear in court on Monday.

Police are still investigating the crime and ask anyone with information to call Fuquay-Varina detectives at 919-552-3191.

Fuquay police worked with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, the Garner Police Department and the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

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