FBI Knoxville
Public Affairs Specialist Joyce McCants
(865) 544-0751
February 18, 2016

Arrest and Indictment of Bank Robber

The FBI Knoxville Division, along with the Knoxville Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, announce the arrest of Scott Vineyard for the August 18, 2015 robbery of the SunTrust Bank located at 700 Merchant Drive in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Vineyard, age 44 of Knoxville has been indicted for one count of bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

The investigation was conducted by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, composed of the FBI, Knoxville Police Department, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and the Knoxville Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.