Identity Of Suspected Bank Robber Publicly Revealed
The suspect is detained without bond for charges of entering a bank, depository or building, and loan association with the intent to steal.
The suspect arrested for the bank robbery that occurred in the Little River area has been identified.
38-year-old , Thomas Sheils, was detained after officers responded to a call reporting the robbery.
Around 1:30p.m. on Monday, Horry County Police responded to the United Community Bank on Highway 9 East.
Sheils allegedly entered the bank, handed a note to a teller demanding money. The total amount of money taken is an estimated $1,280.
Around 5:30p.m., the suspect was arrested and was later booked at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. He is detained without bond for charges of entering a bank, depository or building, and loan association with the intent to steal.
Records show Sheils was just released from jail on February 2nd after being detained for a little over 3 months for charges of larceny under $2 thousand, unlawful use of license or fraudulent application for license 1st offense, financial identity fraud, and forgery.