UNC student wanted in Apex bank robbery arrested in NJ
Posted November 12, 2011
Apex, N.C. — A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Apex was arrested in New Jersey on Saturday night, police said.
Gordon Goodwin, 22, was arrested around 9:30 p.m. on common law robbery charges after he called his mother from an Atlantic City hotel room. She contacted Apex police, who arranged to have her son taken into custody without incident by Atlantic City police.
On Friday, Diana Goodwin urged her son to turn himself in during an interview with WRAL News.
No additional information was released.
Investigators say Goodwin robbed a Sun Trust bank inside a Kroger grocery store at 940 U.S. Highway 64 on Monday.