Nashville Man Indicted for Bank Robbery

Jeremy Stacey Godwin faces charges for robbing a bank while on supervised release.

NASHVILLE – A federal grand jury has indicted Jeremy Stacey Godwin, 44, of Nashville, Tennessee, on one count of bank robbery. The announcement was made by Henry C. Leventis, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.

According to the indictment and publicly available information, the incident occurred on April 9, 2024. Godwin allegedly entered a Truist Bank on Nolensville Pike in Nashville and demanded money, threatening the use of a firearm. The bank teller handed over approximately $2,400, and Godwin fled on foot. His arrest followed after a concerned citizen, recognizing him from local media reports showing bank video images, contacted law enforcement.

At the time of this robbery, Godwin was on supervised release. His prior convictions include robbing a Sun Trust Bank in Nashville on September 3, 2016, and a Chase Bank in Indianapolis, Indiana, on September 8, 2017.

If convicted, Godwin could face up to 20 years in federal prison.

The case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Metro Nashville Police Department, with First Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas J. Jaworski prosecuting.

It is important to note that an indictment is merely an allegation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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