The Fuquay-Varina Police are continuing their investigation of a robbery that occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. The robbery was at 404 Old Honeycutt Road (N.C. State Employees Credit Union) in Fuquay-Varina.
According to the Fuquay-Varina Public Information Officer, Susan Weis, on March 2, at approximately 1:25 a.m., law enforcement officers located Brandon Phillip Williams and Bryce Bonilla at the Econolodge on Mechanical Drive in Garner. Both persons were taken into custody.
Williams was charged with the armed robbery of the State Employees Credit Union.
Both persons were also charged with Possession of Heroin, Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances, Misd. Possession of Marijuana and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Williams and Bonilla were booked into the Wake County Jail and they will each have a first appearance hearing on Monday.
A weapon and an undisclosed amount of money was recovered and seized from the hotel room. This case remains under investigation while additional leads and others associated with this crime are investigated.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Perna or Detective Wenhart at the Fuquay Varina Police Department, 919-552-3191.
These arrests were made possible through the cooperative investigative efforts of the Fuquay Varina Police Department, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, the Garner Police Department and the N.C. State Highway Patrol.