The defendants, Anthony Rasul Garrett, 20, of Douglasville; Curtis Lavert Raiford, 20, of Hampton; and Ronald Jabriel Robinson, 19, of Douglasville, will be arraigned next Tuesday in front of Judge John Simpson.
All three men were indicted on charges of armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, possession of a firearm and obstruction of an officer, with Robinson also being charged with attempting to flee or elude an officer.
In the arrest warrant on file at the Carroll County Courthouse, the three men are alleged to have taken $6,830 from the Suntrust branch on Highway 61 in Villa Rica.
An eyewitness and two deputies who happened to be nearby played key roles in the quick capture of the three men.
Garrett and Raiford allegedly walked into the branch just before the bank closed at noon and produced a handgun, said Capt. Jeff Richards of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. Robinson, Richards said, was waiting in the getaway car outside the bank.
As two suspects left the bank after the robbery to meet their car, an eyewitness alerted officials. Two deputies in the area, Steve Young and Justin Moore, began giving chase, joined soon after by several other officers, including Villa Rica police.
The suspects were pursued into Douglas County, exiting Interstate 20 onto Post Road, where they bailed out of their car after crashing it. Two suspects were caught immediately by Carroll County officers, with the third caught in the woods by a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office canine unit after a perimeter had been set up.
Police said Robinson was driving more than 100 miles per hour in a 70-mph zone.