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Man Arrested on Firearm Charge

FBI Atlanta December 18, 2013
  • Special Agent Stephen Emmett (404) 679-6451

Acting Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Ricky Maxwell announces the following arrest in Savannah, Georgia:

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, Charles Johnson, aka “Chuckie," age 26, of Savannah, Georgia, was arrested during the evening hours without incident by FBI agents with the invaluable assistance of the Savannah Chatham County Police Department’s SWAT team.

On August 15, 2013, a federal arrest warrant was obtained via federal criminal complaint filed at Savannah, Georgia, charging Johnson with violation of Title 18 USC 922 (g) (1), possession of a firearm by a felon. 

Johnson was also being sought for questioning in connection with the below seven Savannah area armed bank robberies:

  • Savannah Bank
    100 Chatham Parkway
    Savannah, Georgia 
    July 11, 2013
  • Wells Fargo Bank
    14009 Abercorn Street
    Savannah, Georgia
    September 25, 2012
  • Savannah Postal Credit Union
    22 Oglethorpe Professional Boulevard
    Savannah, Georgia
    November 8, 2012
  • Heritage Bank
    620 Stephenson Avenue
    Savannah, Georgia
  • First Chatham Bank
    7401 Hodgson Memorial Drive
    Savannah, Georgia
  • Colony Bank
    7011 Hodgson Memorial Drive
    Savannah, Georgia
    January 3, 2013
  • United Community Bank
    2225 E Victory Drive,
    Thunderbolt, Georgia
    December 24, 2012

Johnson will have an initial appearance in front of a U.S. magistrate judge today in Savannah, Georgia.

The public should be reminded that the above are merely allegations, and all persons are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.