TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department announced an arrest Monday afternoon in connection with a string of bank robberies.
TPD said Kennard Tinson, 24, was arrested Saturday and charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm.
The charges relate to robberies at various Tallahassee banks between November 25, 2022 and Saturday, February 11.
The police department said shortly before 9:30 a.m. Saturday, a suspect robbed the Truist Bank located at 2051 Thomasville Road and fled the scene with the money.
TPD said responding officers arrived at the scene and set up a perimeter to begin searching for the suspect.
An officer walking in the area spotted a man driving a U-Haul truck in an apartment complex next to a bank and asked for additional officers to conduct a traffic stop.
TPD notes that the suspect was known to law enforcement and had an active warrant for the robbery of the Truist Bank at 102 North Blair Stone Road on February 3rd.
Tinson was taken into TPD custody for questioning, and during the investigation, detectives were able to establish probable cause to charge Tinson in connection with multiple bank robberies.