MARANA — Marana Police arrest three after investigating armed robbery of National Bank of America.
On Oct. 8, shortly before 3:30 p.m., Marana Police Department Officers responded to the National Bank of America located at 11853 West Marana Road in response to a robbery that occurred.Upon arrival, the officers determined that the suspects had fled from the scene.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit responded to further the investigation. They learned that two adult males entered the bank and jumped over the teller counters, demanding money. One male was armed with a crowbar and one male was armed with a semi-automatic handgun. After the men were given an undisclosed amount of money, both males left the bank. The males were last seen leaving east from the bank in a tan Ford 4-door sedan.
Officers searched the area and located the Ford sedan near Rillito Vista Park. Officers detained and identified three males, which were seen running from the car as Ardell Dwayne Lewis, 36-years of age, Phillip Michael Willis, 28-years of age, and David Leland Barton, 24-years of age.
All three were booked into the Pima County Jail for one count of armed robbery, one count of aggravated robbery, one count of first degree burglary, and three counts of aggravated assault.
For the complete article see the 10-09-2013 issue.
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