‘Bearded Bandit’ Being Held On $300,000 Bail
The man police say is the so-called “Bearded Bandit” was arraigned Thursday in Taunton District Court on charges of robbing a Seekonk bank. Authorities say 33 year old Justin Worley was arrested Wednesday night at a Motel Six in Seekonk. Police also found a fake beard inside the motel room and a small quanity of drugs. Assistant D-A James McKenna says Worley admitted to wrong-doing at the time of his arrest.
Defense Attorney Kenneth Fredette says his client is upset..
Authorities say Worley is also facing state and federal robbery charges for other bank holdups in Rhode Island and Mass. He entered a not guilty plea on Thursday and was ordered held on $300,000 cash bail.