Rochester HillsApril 10, 2013
Two men arrested for robbing bank courier at McDonald’s
By Mary Beth Almond
C & G Staff Writer
Police have arrested two men wanted for robbing a bank courier at the McDonald’s on Rochester Road, north of Avon, in January.
According to Lt. Stephen Jacobs of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s Rochester Hills substation, a bank courier was leaving the McDonald’s at 12:53 p.m. Jan. 7 when a man ran into him, knocking him over. The suspect, whom police identified as Larry Marrioneaux, 19, from Macomb Township, allegedly took three bags of money that dropped to the ground and fled west from McDonald’s down a service drive, according to police.
The courier, from the Clarkston State Bank, an elderly man, was not injured during the incident, Jacobs said. The three bank bags contained a total of approximately $7,000 in cash.
Capt. Mike Johnson of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s Rochester Hills substation said that immediately following the crime, detectives received information that a previous McDonald’s employee — identified as Brandon King, 23, from Waterford — had contacted a current employee to see if the courier had shown up at the store. King reportedly told the employee he needed $40 in change to do laundry, according to reports. Following the call, the courier was robbed.
Soon after, detectives were able to connect King and Marrioneaux to the robbery, they said, and warrants were sought for both men for unarmed robbery, a felony punishable by up to 15 years.
Investigators from the Oakland County Sherriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested King, who is currently being held at the Oakland County Jail, in Waterford Township. King was arraigned in February for unarmed robbery at the 52-3 District Court before Magistrate Marie Soma and was given a $25,000 cash or surety bond. King’s attorney, Eric Wilson, could not be reached for comment at press time.
Marrioneaux was arrested near the Westbridge Manor Mobile Home Park in Macomb Township with the assistance of the Macomb County Sherriff’s Department. He was arraigned for unarmed robbery April 4 at the 52-3 District Court before Magistrate Nicolas Camargo and is currently being housed in Macomb County Jail on unrelated charges. Marrioneaux had no attorney on file at press time.
“Larry was arrested in Macomb County, so there were some Macomb County charges that he had to face there first before we could arraign him in Oakland County,” Johnson said.
Both men are scheduled for preliminary exam April 17 in front of Judge Nancy Carniak.
“We wanted people to know that the suspects are in custody,” Johnson said.
- Last 24 Hours
- Last 7 Days
- Last 30 Days
- Two suspects on loose after robbing Comerica Bank - Clinton Township
- Mount Clemens man accused of sexually assaulting daughters - Mount Clemens
- Ford House grounds dazzle after dark this holiday season - Grosse Pointe Shores
- Ferndale introduces 30-minute free parking zones around city - Ferndale
- Looking Back — The Upton House - Sterling Heights
- Farms rejects Border Patrol radar - Grosse Pointe Farms
- Grosse Pointe Theatre is dreaming of a ‘White Christmas’ - Grosse Pointe Farms
- Lieutenant promoted to Deputy Police Chief - St. Clair Shores
- Woman found dead in Warren home - Warren
- Former Birmingham mayor arrested again on meth charges - Birmingham
- Homeowner shoots at home invasion suspect - Harper Woods
- WWTHS graduate killed in Libya remembered - Warren
- Love surrounds local teacher fighting cancer - Warren
- Community rallies for Shelby boy with brain cancer - Shelby Township
- Shelby boy battles rare form of cancer - Shelby Township
- Lions Thanksgiving halftime show spotlights WLC band, cheer teams - Walled Lake
- Macomb Home Depot creates college scholarship in honor of deceased employee - Macomb Township
- CVHS students to stage production of ‘Hairspray’ - Clinton Township
- Missing woman found dead - West Bloomfield
- Looking Back: Selinsky-Green Farmhouse c. 1898 - St. Clair Shores
- New Macomb Mall owners to redevelop Crowley’s building - Roseville
- Sterling woman hurt in shooting - Sterling Heights
- Christmas comes to the Shores - St. Clair Shores
- County board considers regional water authority proposal - Macomb County
- Shelby boy battles rare form of cancer
- BHS Orchestra selected to perform at Carnegie Hall
- Lions Thanksgiving halftime show spotlights WLC band, cheer teams
- Macomb Home Depot creates college scholarship in honor of deceased employee
- Child prodigy becomes youngest artist exhibited at Park West Gallery
- All in the family
- Christmas Wonderfest brings holiday wonder to Novi