Police arrest robber who claimed there was a bomb in the bank

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ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)-A Hazelwood man is now charged with robbing a bank in St. Charles. Joseph D. Meyers, 47, is accused of walking into the Bank of America on 5th Street and claiming there was a bomb in the building. Police say he took money from the teller and ran away.

There was no bomb.

After crystal clear pictures of the person robbing the bank were made public, it didn't take long for authorities to catch up with Meyers and make the arrest.

Meyers is being held on $100,000 cash only bond.






  • Shaniqua Jefferson

    Prison tats on his arm, and he looks like he shaved recently. If he had a car then he ain’t likely homeless, so I bet he ether heading back to NoCo .

      • Randy Horst

        I agree with you 100%. The gentleman you are talking about is a very nice man. I have spoke to him and gave him money before when he would drive over to the old Fisca gas station on West Clay to stay under the awning to stay cool in the summer before they tore it down. Someone gave him an old motorhome to stay in at the commuter lot. I wish the best for him.

  • Super Cat

    More hood rats going out to St. Charles to commit crimes…or is this hood rat from St. Charles?


    He didn’t hurt anybody what’s the big deal stealing from the rich man now he had to pay. Typical right wing

    • Danny

      What? Are you serious? No harm in robbing a bank and telling them there is a bomb in the building? Are you crazy? You must an unemployed welfare recipient who feels that entitlement, here is an idea, get a job and see if you like someone stealing from you but you would first have to have something worth stealing your the meaning of an idiot.

      • Fed Up

        Danny, “THEREALBYEBYE2THERACISTRIGHT” is nothing more than a typical example of the nescient liberal left cancer that is destroying this great nation. Remember what Albert Einstein said, “The only difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.”

    • ean12967

      If you have ever been the victim of a robbery you wouldn’t say such things. Employees were no doubt fearful for their safety and will have to deal with the lasting effects of that fear for a long time.

      I’m glad he’s in custody so he can’t harm anyone else.

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