FBI Charlotte
Public Affairs Specialist Shelley Lynch
(704) 672-6766
December 2, 2014

High Point Robbery Suspect Arrested in Huntsville, Alabama by U.S. Marshals

This press release was issued by the U.S. Marshals Service. The point of contact for the USMS is CDUSM Chris Atwater at (336) 332-8702.

This morning at 08:30 a.m., Brian Dennis Kuhles, a 47 year old, White Male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF). On November 20, 2014, warrants were issued by the High Point Police Department for Kuhles for the crimes of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Possession of a Firearm by Felon. It is alleged that on October 27, 2014, Kuhles committed an armed robbery of the Bank of America located at 115 West Fairfield Road in High Point. Kuhles was reportedly armed with a pistol at the time and took in excess of $4,000 U.S. currency during the robbery.

Detectives with the JFTF obtained reliable information leading them to Kuhles whereabouts in Huntsville, AL. Members of the U.S. Marshals Service GCRFTF quickly became involved in the case on December 1, 2014 and began conducting surveillance at an area motel. This morning, the GCRFTF observed Kuhles getting into a parked vehicle in the motel parking lot. Kuhles was arrested without incident and transported to the Madison County Metro Jail pending his extradition back to North Carolina.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections—Probation & Parole. For more information you can go to www.usmarshals.gov.

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