Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

by Jennifer Bullock on November 20, 2012 at 5:23 am

One man is behind bars, in connection with a bank robbery in Thornville…

Perry County Sheriff William Barker said deputies from Perry and Fairfield counties arrested 37-year-old John Meikle on Saturday. The robbery occurred at the People’s National Bank at 14806 Zion Road on the morning of November 15. Meikle was found in possession of stolen property from the Thornville branch of the bank, and has been formally charged with one count of aggravated robbery – a felony in the first degree. Meikle is currently being held in the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail.