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February 26, 2013
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Robbery suspect competent for trial

A 26-year-old man accused of stealing more than $105,000 from Bank of America on Topsy Lane is competent to stand trial, but his attorney requested funds for more psychological testing.

Jarell Williams is accused of entering the bank branch on Jan. 4, shortly after noon, and demanding $260,000, or he would blow up the bank with explosives he said were taped to his chest.

He told employees he had a handgun and 10 pounds of explosives.

Williams is charged with robbery with the use of a deadly weapon, and making threats or conveying false information concerning acts of terrorism or …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 26, 2013 06:29PM Published Feb 26, 2013 06:24PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.