On May 24, 2013 the Independent Bank located in Williamstown Township was robbed at gunpoint. Meridian Township Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the complaint. On May 31, 2013 the Farmers State Bank in the Village of Stockbridge was robbed. A joint investigation involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Meridian Township Police, Stockbridge Police, Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, and Michigan State Police determined that the robberies were committed by the same person.
Todd Bradley White of Lansing has been apprehended and charged with nine felony counts related to the two bank robberies. Charges include two counts each of bank robbery, and armed robbery. Three counts of felonious assault and one count of felon in possession of a firearm and one count of felony firearm. His bond was set at $500,000 cash or surety.
Andrea Heath and Jessica Felix, both of Lansing have also been apprehended in connection with these two bank robberies. Charges against them include one count of each of the following: bank robbery, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit bank robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Their bonds were both set at $50,000 cash or surety.
These incidents remain under investigation. Anyone with information on either of these bank robberies is encouraged to contact the Meridian Township Police Department at (517) 853-4800, or to submit anonymous information using one of the Department’s social media sites.