Police track down man who robbed Wachovia Bank
Madison Police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed the Wachovia Bank on Madison Blvd. at approximately 10:40 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10.
Officers identified the man as Stefan Chadwick Crawmer, 41.
Officers received a call from the bank stating a white male with a gun robbed a teller and fled in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash.
All available police officers immediately began searching for the suspect’s vehicle before it was located traveling north on Wall Triana Highway.
After a brief pursuit, the suspect abandoned his vehicle and fled on foot into the Silver Creek subdivision.
Officers chased the man on foot for several hundred yards before apprehending him as he entered an open garage.
Items from the robbery and the suspect’s weapon were recovered at the scene.
Crawmer is being charged with first-degree robbery and fleeing/attempting to elude police.
Crawmer has been transferred to the Madison County Jail and is being held on a $61,000 bond.
“Our community should be extremely proud of our city officers, said Chief Larry Muncey. “They are wonderful team of highly motivated professionals with an unyielding desire to serve.”