VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – Police have made an arrest in connection with a robbery at the First State Bank and Trust on Inner Perimeter Road in Valdosta.
VPD says they have 44-year-old Joel Craig Daniel in custody, and they are continuing to investigate the robbery, which happened about 9:00AM.
Investigators say Daniel, who is jobless, handed the teller a note demanding money, and he got about $5,300 in cash.
He went out side the bank and sat on a curb, waiting for police to arrive. Daniel had been incarcerated at Scott State Prison.
He had served a five-year term for Criminal interference with government property in Cook County.
The bank is located near the intersection of Bemiss Road and Inner Perimeter Road.
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