GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The FBI said an 82-year-old man arrested on suspicion of robbing a bank in Goodyear was wanted by federal authorities for leaving a halfway house.
Charles Manrow was ordered held behind bars Monday while he awaits trial.
According to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Arizona, Manrow was armed with a BB gun when he obtained about $1,270 from a bank teller.
Goodyear police arrested him in a traffic stop.
Manrow told authorities a former drug associate funded his escape from the halfway house in Long Beach, California, last month.
According to the Long Beach Post, Manrow said he planned to rob a bank every two weeks until he could start smuggling drugs.