Apopka Police Chief Michael McKinley: "It's a great arrest for our community to get these dangerous individuals off the streets."

Multiple law enforcement agencies tracked the suspects for several days

Updating Breaking News:

Apopka and Central Florida just got a lot safer this morning.

Multiple law enforcement agencies working together arrested four suspects in an attempted armed robbery at the Iberia Bank in Apopka around 11 AM. The four subjects were apprehended before entering the bank, and are suspected of robbing multiple banks in Central Florida.

“This has been a collaborative effort between the FBI, FDLE, OCSO, and the Apopka Police Department,” said Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings. “We have been working together for several weeks regarding this investigation.”

Demings also released the names of the suspects.

The four subjects were apprehended before entering Iberia Bank in Apopka.

Arrested were:

  • Walter Lee Jones (born in 1978)
  • Coryell Robinson (born in 1987)
  • Tariq Cherry (born in 1997)
  • Lamarcus Harvey (born in 1977)

No other details were released about the suspects, who are currently being interviewed at OCSO Central Operations, and then will be transferred to the US Marshals custody later today.

“I think this is a great opportunity to show the example of the great partnership with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies,” said APD Chief Michael McKinley. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, FBI… we all worked together to make sure no injuries happened to anyone and everything went very well. It’s a great arrest for our community to get these dangerous individuals off the streets.”

Iberia Bank is located at 1420 West Orange Blossom Trail.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings: “These individuals are suspected of being involved in multiple bank robberies throughout Central Florida.”

This is a breaking and a developing news story. The Apopka Voice will publish an update as more details are known.

7 COMMENTS

  1. Fantastic job I was at north orange vet hospital when it went down we were locked down but the Ocso and apd did a fantastic job

  2. Law enforcement is to be commended that these guys were bought to justice and no one was harmed. Based on reading this, Mr. Ranking and his bank staff are also to be commended as well. If we can all just work together, we can beat the bad guys together and show the men and women in uniform, that we have their back too and support them in a job that is often, thankless. But please accept our sincere THANK YOU and stay safe…

  3. So many bad people doing bad and evil things, the world over. I heard on tv yesterday, that in the UK, even little Prince George, an innocent little toddler, son of Prince William and his wife, Kate, has been threatened with death. Jihadists have put the child’s daycare center that he attends, and location, on the internet worldwide, encouraging jihadists to kill him. It is a very sick world in which we live now days. I love that little Prince George! That makes me sick to my stomach. Now the same bunch are also plotting against Megan Markel, Prince Harry’s girlfriend, that he plans to marry in the spring. She is having to take training on what to do in the event of her kidnapping, or being taken hostage….how sad and pathetic!

  4. I am definitely glad APD and the other law enforcement groups involved caught these bank robbers, because someone could have gotten shot and killed, or seriously harmed. I hope they keep them put away and not turn them back out anytime soon.

  5. I think the royals in the UK just need to keep little Prince George in the palace, and have someone to attend to him, and not put him in the daycare, although I know the royals want him to grow up normally like other children who attend the daycares. So sad…..

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