ST. GEORGE – A suspect has been arrested in the Mountain America Credit Union robbery that took place Thursday.
The St. George Police Department announced Friday evening that Jerry D. Wells, 45, of Price, was apprehended in connection with the robbery. Wells was identified as a possible person of interest Friday, according to a press release from the Police Department, and was arrested Friday afternoon. Information was developed and evidence discovered connecting Wells to the crime, according to the press release.
Wells was booked into Washington County’s Purgatory Correctional Facility on one second-degree felony robbery charge. His bail stands at $10,000; no payments have yet been made, according to information from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.
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