SHERMAN, Tex. -- A possible bank robbery was foiled by the Sherman Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety officers on Thursday. Around 12:30 Thursday afternoon, the police department was notified of a suspicious white truck parked in front of the Texas Star bank on Sam Rayburn.
Upon investigation, the driver tried to leave the parking lot, only to be followed by the officers who were eventually able to stop the truck and detain the driver.
Police say Jeffery Wise, 44, of Prosper, had a gun and ammunition. Authorities say Wise cooperated with officials and confessed that he had planned to rob the bank.
Wise was arrested on charges of a felon in possession of a firearm.