Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Attorney Charged in Fairlane Mall Bank Robbery

An attorney has been charged for the robbery a bank at the Fairlane Village Mall Tuesday morning.

According to WNEP, State Police have charged Steven Cormier, Nesquehoning for the alleged robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank, around 11:00am Tuesday.

Cormier was found by police not long after the robbery took place.

He has been charged with felony counts of robbery, with a threat of immediate serious injury and robbery, demanding money from a financial institution; 12 felony counts of terroristic threats; felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property; and a misdemeanor count of possession of instruments of crime.

Media outlets are reporting that Cormier is an attorney out of Carbon County.

Link to story from WNEP

Link to story from the Times News