Ada bank employee, boyfriend arrested in robbery investigation

By: Amanda Brown Email
By: Amanda Brown Email

ADA, OK-- Police say bank employee identified as 21-year-old Meagan Short and her boyfriend, David Cole were involved in the armed robbery that occurred at the Citizens bank located in Ada last Friday.

According to the affidavit Short said her boyfriend had been talking about robbing the bank for some time. She told police that it was her boyfriend and another individual who came into the bank armed and demanded cash. Police say it was Short who opened the vault for the robbers

Assistant District Attorney Jim Tillison said a search warrant for the couples residence allowed Ada Police to find 78 thousand dollars in the attic and other items that tied them to the bank robbery. Tillison said that law enforcement was able to respond quickly which led to quick arrests.

An arrest warrant has been issued for the third suspect. Chief Miller says it's just a matter of time before they catch him. Miller says the couple could be charged in state court with armed robbery or they could be charged in federal court with bank robbery

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