James Gregg charged in bank robbery
A Thomasville man was charged with robbing a bank in Pleasant Garden Monday, Jan. 14, and authorities were looking for an accomplice.
Guilford County sheriff’s deputies responded about 2 p.m. to Bank of America, 4615 Pleasant Garden Road, on a bank robbery call. Bank personnel reported that two men entered the bank with handguns and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. Deputies and Greensboro police officers responded to the area of Liberty and Wiley Lewis roads, where James Edward Gregg, 44, of Tremon Street in Thomasville, was located and arrested.
He was charged with two counts of second-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a stolen vehicle. He was jailed under a $100,000 bond.
As of Monday evening, the other suspect was still being sought. He was described as a black man, approximately 40 to 45 years old, 6 feet, 1 inch to 6 feet, 4 inches tall, of stocky build, with short black hair and facial hair. A second suspect was still being sought Monday evening.
Deputies said the suspect goes by the nickname “Heavy” and should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 641-3355 or Greensboro Crime Stoppers at 373-1000.