WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local News

WJBD - Local News - Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Highland Bank Robbery

Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Highland Bank Robbery

By Rob Sussman, WJBD News

A Michigan man will spend the next 78 months in Federal prison after robbing a Bank in Highland. 22 year old Ramsey Z. Fakhouri of Troy, Michigan was found guilty of Bank Robbery after holding up an employee of the Bradford National Bank on Valentines Day this year.

Fakhouri's girlfriend worked at the bank and was inside while he and an accomplice robbed her coworker using realistic-looking airsoft guns. The victim was stocking the ATM machine at the time. 

When security camera footage was released showing Fakhouri during the robbery, Fakhouri drove to the Highland Police department to tell police he had nothing to do with the robbery. The police did not believe his story, and placed him under arrest. In his pockets, they found a large sum of money.

Fakhouri allegedly wanted to purchase an expensive engagement ring for his girlfriend.

See other LocalNews news:

Senator Durbin Fights to Keep Number Two Job Among Senate Democrats
Public Defender Appointed to Represent Salem Woman Charged With Murder of Her Daughter
Two Sandoval Students Honored
Prayer Requested for Critically Injured Salem Youth Undergoing Surgery Thursday
Fire Destroys Home North of Mt. Vernon




Loyal Listener Club

Club Login

Follow Us At

This Site logo