32-Year-Old Charged With Grand Rapids Bank Robbery, Sent Texts to Loved Ones

Screen shot 2013-08-13 at 4.21.32 PMGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 32-year-old Morley man was charged Friday with the Aug. 13 Independent Bank robbery on Cascade Road in Grand Rapids.

According to district court documents, Andrew Rex Miller is accused of robbing the bank at approximately 3:25 p.m. he entered the bank and took an undisclosed amount of money.

“Hand over money from both  teller drawers, this is a robbery,” he is quoted as saying to a teller in the documents. “This is a robbery, make no noise.”

The documents also quote several text messages that Miller sent before turning himself in Wednesday, Aug. 14.

“Didn’t have money cause I blew what I had on drugs felt like a failure… robbed a bank I know how stupid I am and I’m sorry,” one portion of the messages read.

Miller’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 20 in U.S. District Court.

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2 comments

  • A resident

    Being stupid is robbing a bank.
    Being retarded is not wearing a mask
    Being completely brain dead is texting his crimes
    The real robbery is now to the taxpayers who have to feed and cage this meat head for many years.

    • me1

      you don't sound very intelligent yourself ..at least he was man enough to admit that he was wrong for what he did.. everyone makes mistakes there's not anyone out there that hasn't made a mistake..big or small.. no ones perfect.. . people shouldn't talk about someone they don't know