Bank robbery suspect arrested

Jason Benton Matthews (Image courtesy Garner Police Department)

November 1, 2010 8:57:55 AM PDT
Police say they captured a bank robbery suspect within one hour of the crime Monday morning.

The Suntrust Bank at 118 Small Pine Drive was robbed at 9:10 a.m.

Garner police used witness statements and a tracking dog to follow the suspect to the Days Inn at 3901 South Wilmington Street in Raleigh.

With the help of Raleigh police and the Wake County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Jason Benton Matthews was taken into custody.

Evidence and money from the robbery was recovered.

Garner police say the investigation is ongoing and arrest warrants are pending.

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