Press Release

Mobile Police Make Second Arrest on Bank Robbery

March 19, 2013

On Monday, March 18, 2013, at approximately 1:05 p.m., an unknown white male entered the Century Bank located at 5370 Government Street and demanded money from the teller. The teller complied and the subject left with a male companion on foot, headed west.

The male who robbed the bank is described as white, 5' 5", in his 30s with receding hair. He was accompanied by a younger white male, approximately 5' 3" wearing a plaid shirt and yellow backpack with black trim.

Later that day, at approximately 2:00 p.m., an observant officer located the younger male on Canal and Claiborne Streets. Justin Gorniak, 36 years-old, was taken into custody and identified as the accomplice in this robbery. He was arrested and charged with Robbery Third Degree.

At approximately 11:15 p.m., officers were able to locate 38 year-old Timothy Herrington off Highway 90. Herrington was determined to be the second robbery suspect in this case. He was arrested for Robbery Third Degree.

Mobile Police will continue to investigate this case. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Mobile Police at (251) 208-7211.


Ashley H. Rains
Public Information Office
Office: (251) 208-1918

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