Bank robbery suspect arrested in Ohio

By News Sentinel staff

KNOXVILLE A man suspected of robbing two banks in the Knoxville area has been arrested in Ohio.

Billy Joe Dugard, age 36, of Crothersville, Ind., was taken into custody without incident May 2 in Columbusi, Ohio, according to an FBI news release today.

He is suspected of robbing both the BB&T Bank in Loudon and the Bank of America in Kingston on May 1.

Dugard will be charged in federal court here with two counts of bank robbery.

The robberies were investigated by a joint task force of the FBI, the Kingston and Loudon police departments.