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Pair arrested in Fuquay-Varina bank robbery

Posted April 15, 2011

— Detectives identified and arrested two suspects within 32 hours of a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon, Fuquay-Varina police said.

Investigators said that James Alexander Hayes, 21, carried a firearm, threatened employees and stole money from First Federal Bank, on Judd Parkway, and that Danitria Dorisell Nickens, 25, drove the get-away car.

Police said Wake County sheriff's deputies helped arrest Nickens was arrested in Willow Spring Thursday evening, and several hours later, Harnett County sheriff's deputies helped arrest Hayes at his home at 261 Arbor Crest Court in Lillington.

Hayes was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Nickens, of 532 Peace Haven Place in Apex, faces a charge of accessory after the fact of felony robbery with a dangerous weapon.

They were both placed in the Wake County jail.


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  • kawbkr Apr 15, 2011

    That comment from weesiebaby is hilarious, funny stuff today!!

  • weesiebaby Apr 15, 2011

    This comment is addressed to " wilkow majority " what does President Obama have to do with this situation? These were two people that took it upon themselves to go out and steal and rob. In the future please have more respect for our president.

  • Surrey Hills Apr 15, 2011

    No they don't proof read, and if you email them, they ALWAYS say that "thanks to the 'eagle eye' of their readers...blah...blah...blah. This wouldn't keep happening if they fired the people that keep doing it. The press are really something to be proud of these days!

  • fishon Apr 15, 2011

    Police said Wake County sheriff's deputies helped arrest Nickens was arrested in Willow Spring Thursday evening,

    Does anyone ever proof read this stuff?

  • oldrebel Apr 15, 2011

    Hats off to the the LEO's involved in the apprehension of this pair of robbers.

  • working for deadbeats Apr 15, 2011

    They got permission from Obama because he said they were entitled to everybody elses money.

  • Eduardo1 Apr 15, 2011

    Great work on the LOE.
    My bet she cops a plea.

  • ncguy Apr 15, 2011

    he can go see his peeps now...

  • seaturtles246 Apr 15, 2011

    Couldn't even afford to cover his face.........

  • YNCSW51 Apr 15, 2011

    Great Job Wake County Sheriff department glad you got these criminals off the street before they really hurt someone.