Monroe Police Report that 35 year old Don Johnston was arrested without incident in connection with this robbery at 4:05 p.m. Lt. Tracy Hanson confirmed he was taken into custody at Taco Bell in Monroe.
At about 10:40 on Thursday, Sept. 7, Monroe Police officers responded to an alarm at the SunTrust Bank at 1990 W. Spring Street. The suspect (pictured below) reportedly handed the bank teller a note demanding money before leaving the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. He is described as a heavily tattooed white male, possibly in his mid-30s to early 40s. If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact Captain Ricky Chambers at 770-870-9885.
The Monroe Police Department and the GBI are currently working on several leads at this time.
Walton County Public Safety Director Keith Glass confirmed that there was a robbery Thursday at SunTrust Bank in Monroe. Schools in Monroe on lockdown as a precaution level 1 lockdown until more information is available.