FBI Miami
Public Affairs Specialist Jim Marshall
(754) 703-2000
August 16, 2019

FBI Announces the Arrest of a Bank Robber

The FBI announces that BRIAN MARTIN ROBERTS, 40, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is in federal custody and facing federal charges for his alleged involvement in the We Financial Credit Union branch robbery at 2246 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, Florida on August 13, 2019.

ROBERTS was arrested without incident in Fort Lauderdale Thursday afternoon, August 15, 2019, by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department on unrelated charges.

His initial appearance is anticipated to be today, August 16, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale federal court. The complaint detailing the charges can be found in PACER under the Southern District of Florida in due time.

The Wilton Manors Police Department, Fort Lauderdale Police Department, and the FBI Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force continue their investigation.

No further information will be released at this time.