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Marengo Man Charged With Bank Robbery
Updated July 28, 2014 8:01 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(WASHINGTON CO.) - A Marengo man was arrested after allegedly robbing the Hardinsburg Branch of First Harrison Bank Tuesday morning.

Orville James Morris was arrested and charged with bank robbery. He is being held at the Washington County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.

According to Washington County Chief Deputy Sheriff Roger Newlon, Morris entered the bank wearing a disguise, including a white wig and zippered hoodie and demanded money from the teller after telling her he was armed with a weapon. Even though police say Morris never displayed a weapon.

After receiving the cash, Morris then left the bank.

According to police after gathering evidence at the scene and from witnesses accounts, police were able to secure a search warrant and arrested Morris at his home in Marengo.



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