BYRON CENTER, Mich. - A Holland man has been charged with the June robbery of a Byron Center bank in which a gun was pointed at a teller.
The June 22 robbery at Huntington Bank, 2365 84th Street at Byron Center Avenue SW, occurred about 1:30 p.m.
Marcello Joseph Diaz, 34, was arraigned Wednesday, July 11 in 63rd District Court on one count of bank robbery, a potential life offense. He is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Investigators with the Kent County Sheriff's Department used tips and surveillance video to track down the suspect, who wore a mask and used a handgun during the afternoon robbery.
Diaz has a probable cause hearing set for later this month. The June 22 heist was the fourth bank robbery in Kent County this year; all have resulted in arrests.
The sheriff's department says the investigation into the robbery is ongoing; anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's department at (616) 632-6357 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.
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