Calhoun Police have arrested a suspect in the Nov. 2 robbery of Georgia Bank & Trust, 135 W.C. Bryant Parkway.
Kevin West, 44, of Gilmer County, was arrested late Thursday in Rocky Face, according to CPD investigator Tony Pyle.
According to the Calhoun Police:
West was arrested by Calhoun Detectives assisted by the U.S. Marshal Southeastern Task Force, Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office and Dalton Police Department at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, near Dalton.
The investigation began after a white male (later identified as Kevin West) entered the bank around 3:55 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, produced a handgun and demanded money.
The suspect left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency. At the suspect was described as a male, approximately 5’10” in height with a slight build, last seen wearing black boots, camouflage shorts and a white T-shirt.
Detectives followed leads across several North Georgia counties over the past week before tracking and subsequently arresting West in Whitfield County.
West is being detained at the Gordon County Jail, facing charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.