CAPE CORAL-- Cape Coral Police have arrested Lawrence Charles Derby (DOB: 09/12/1968) and charged him with Robbery.
Late last night, the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force received an anonymous tip that Derby was at the Motel 6 located near the intersection of U.S. 41 and Hancock Bridge Parkway.
Officers with the Task Force and Cape Police arrived at the Motel 6 to find Derby sitting on the sidewalk. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Lee County Jail.
At 11:48 a.m., on Friday, December 31, 2010, the Cape Coral Police Department responded to a bank robbery at the BB&T Bank located at 2223 Del Prado Boulevard South. A man came into the bank, handed the teller a note demanding cash and indicating that he had a weapon. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Witnesses saw the suspect running from the bank and getting into a gold Ford Expedition. Based on evidence collected, Cape detectives developed probable cause for the arrest of Lawrence Charles Derby Jr.