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Two arrested in Nov. bank robbery
Turner: Suspect in Queensborough theft turned self in
W DENISE RETRES KEMP
Denise Retres Atkins-Kemp

      Two suspects in a Statesboro bank robbery that occurred last November turned themselves in this week, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.
      On the heels of active investigation by Det. Sgt. James Winskey and Statesboro FBI agent Cornelius Harris, Cameron Nicholas Kemp, 25, University Pointe Apartments, turned himself in to police Friday, he said.
      His arrest came two days after an accomplice in the Nov. 19, 2010 armed robbery of Queensborough National Bank on Zetterower Avenue, was arrested on related charges.
      Wednesday, Denise Retres Atkins-Kemp, 22, also of University Pointe Apartments, turned herself in to police and was charged with theft by receiving stolen property, he said.
      "We are extremely proud of the diligent work our investigators and local FBI agents did on this bank robbery," Turner said. "By working together and sharing resources we were able to make the necessary steps in this case to catch the people that were responsible. "
      Kemp is charged with armed robbery and is being held without bond in the Bulloch County Jail. Atkins-Kemp was released on bond.
      On Nov. 19, 2010, a man believed to be Kemp entered Queensborough National Bank, wearing a gray hoodie, white tee shirt, black pants and shoes, as well as a dreadlock- style wig, according to reports.
      He aimed a hand gun wrapped in a yellow plastic shopping bag and demanded cash.
      He uttered some profanity and demanded "give me the money," Winskey said after the incident last year. After the teller handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot out the back door.
      If anyone has any information related to this case they are asked to call the Statesboro Police Department Operations Bureau at (912)764-9911 or they can submit an anonymous tip through our website at www.statesboroga.net , click on the crime reports link, and click on submit a tip, Turner said.

      Holli Deal Bragg may be reached at (912) 489-9414.

 

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