Suspect Arrested in Bank Roberies
|FBI Atlanta October 07, 2013|
ATLANTA—Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Mark F. Giuliano, FBI Atlanta Field Office, in conjunction with Alpharetta Director of Public Safety Gary George and Roswell Police Chief Rusty Grant, provides the following arrest information in connection with two armed robberies that occurred in the Crabapple area of Alpharetta and Roswell, Georgia:
Vincent Anthony Baiamonte, III, age 27, of Hammond, Louisiana, and with ties to the Houston, Texas area, was arrested yesterday evening, Sunday, October 6, 2013, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as a result of information received from the public.
Baiamonte is currently being charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault by the Alpharetta, Georgia Police Department in connection with the armed robbery of a Wells Fargo bank branch there on September 30, 2013. Baiamonte is also being charged by the Roswell, Georgia Police Department for armed robbery in connection with the robbery of a CVS store that occurred there on October 1, 2013. Federal charges against Baiamonte are anticipated.
On Monday, September 30, 2013, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a lone white male entered the CVS store, located at 12070 Crabapple Rd., Roswell, Georgia, and, while brandishing a handgun, attempted a robbery. No injuries were reported during this attempted robbery.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 11:13 a.m., this same individual entered the Wells Fargo bank, located at 12450 Crabapple Road, Alpharetta, Georgia, and again brandished the same silver colored handgun while announcing a robbery. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the robber departed the bank without further incident.
Baiamonte is currently being held by Baton Rouge, Louisiana authorities, and he will await extradition back to Fulton County, Georgia, to face these charges.