Maylene man indicted on bank robbery charges


A federal grand jury on Nov. 27 indicted a Maylene man on charges of robbing two banks in suburban Birmingham cities in August, according to U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein.

An indictment filed in U.S. District Court charged Tony Joe White, 42, with the Aug. 22 robbery of a Wells Fargo bank in Homewood and the Aug. 23 robbery of a Regions Bank in Mountain Brook.

The FBI, in conjunction with the Homewood and Mountain Brook police departments, investigated the case, which Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph P. Montminy is prosecuting.