Arrest of BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect
On September 20, 2016, information was obtained in regards to a possible suspect in the robbery of the BB&T Bank located at 152 Prominence Pointe Parkway, Canton Georgia. This information was provided from the public after soliciting assistance through media and social media outlets by our Community Relations Officer.
The Uniform Patrol Division and the Criminal Investigations Division was able to obtain further incriminating information that was verified to identify and arrest the suspect.
The investigation is ongoing to be followed up on as additional information is generated during the identification and arrest of the suspect.
The suspect was identified as John S. Adams, 59 years of age from Canton Ga. He was arrested without incident and taken to the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. Adams was charged with Robbery O.C.G.A. 16-8-40.