New details of Omaha bank robbery emerge after suspects stand trial
OMAHA, Nebraska (Nebraska) — Two men accused of robbing a bank in Omaha are on trial.
On Friday, Taliaferro Thompson and Andrew Kincaid appeared in Douglas County court. The two are accused of committing an armed robbery at the FNBO at 175th Street and West Center Road around 11:27 a.m. Thursday.
Both suspects are being held on $1 million bail and a preliminary hearing will take place on March 7.
An affidavit of arrest from the Douglas County court reveals more information about the alleged robbery.
According to an affidavit, one of the suspects hit a bank employee with a pistol. A pregnant employee was also dragged by her hair. Two employees and one client were also targeted.
The suspects escaped with $350,000 in cash, as well as bills for bait and paint. The police later received several anonymous clues to identify the men.
The police later conducted surveillance of Kincaid’s home and saw a jeep drive up and take someone away. The jeep was stopped and Thompson was allegedly found in the car and arrested. Two more people were detained after traffic was stopped. The police then allegedly found cash and a second gun in a shoe box.
Back at the Kincaid home, someone was allegedly seen running out the back and dropping a bag containing several firearm magazines.
The police surrounded the house and several people got out after the police broadcast commands. Among them was Kincaid with a red spot on his body.
Taliaferro Thompson (left), Andrew Kincaid (right) (OPD)
At the house, police allegedly found items believed to have been used in the robbery, as well as burned money with red paint on it and burnt blue jeans with red paint on them.
Two robbery suspects are charged with robbery and using a weapon to commit a felony.
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