2 get six-figure bonds in Chesterfield Twp. bank robbery
Chesterfield Township — Two men in their 20s were given six-figure bonds as they face felony charges in a mid August bank robbery in Chesterfield Township, police said.
Gregory Hampton, 21, was charged with bank robbery and carrying a concealed weapon. He was given a $500,000 bond.
Jeremy Taylor, 26, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, resisting a police officer, being a felon in possession of a gun, fraudulent possession of a credit card, and possession of fraudulent state ID. He was given a $300,000 bond.
At about 10 a.m. Aug. 22, a masked man handed a note to a teller at the TCF Bank on 23 Mile, east of Sass. While "no weapon was observed, only implied," the robbery was successful. The man then fled on foot.
Police arrested the men Friday morning, right near the scene of the robbery. Police were conducting surveillance in the area.
Officials said the two men were walking along 23 Mile when detectives approached. The pair fled and the officers chased them on foot.
One of the men was quickly caught while the other was found hiding in a nearby business, according to authorities. Detectives also found two guns.
The suspects were arraigned Friday at 42-2 District Court, according to a statement from Chesterfield Township Police Department. Both are from Detroit.