Nine Mile Bank Robbed, Suspect Captured In Cantonment (With Exclusive Photos/Video)

September 20, 2018

A bank on Nine Mile Road was robbed Thursday afternoon, and the suspect was taken into custody at  a Cantonment business just minutes later. And has the exclusive photos and video.

Jamil Akil Winns, 35, is charged with the robbery of the Wells Fargo on Nine Mile Road at Chemstrand Road. He allegedly entered the bank and demanded cash before fleeing with an undetermined amount of cash, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies caught up with him in the parking lot of A-1 Small Engines on Highway 29 in Cantonment. As seen these photos (video below), Winns was taken into custody without further incident. He was booked into the Escambia County Jail with bond set at $250,000.

Investigators could been seen removing cash from the Winns’ vehicle and placing it into evidence. At least some of the money was visible in the back floorboard of the car.

For more photos, click here.

More details will be posted as they become available.

Pictured: A bank robbery suspect taken into custody at gunpoint at A-1 Small Engines on Highway 29 in Cantonment, and the investigation in the A-1 parking lot. photos by Kristi Barbour and others, click to enlarge.


Wells Fargo photo courtesy Jason Robbins, WEAR 3


24 Responses to “Nine Mile Bank Robbed, Suspect Captured In Cantonment (With Exclusive Photos/Video)”

  1. Rational on September 23rd, 2018 5:07 pm

    Stupid people doing dumb stuff!

  2. Century on September 22nd, 2018 6:45 am

    And it wasn’t in century??

  3. Betty on September 21st, 2018 3:23 pm

    “Whatchoo gonna do, shoot me?” I don’t even know what to say other than “get a job, loser and be thankful they didn’t!!!!”

  4. Jim on September 21st, 2018 9:23 am

    Great job on this story, William. Far more information than anyone else had, and earlier. Thanks, and keep it up!

  5. Clairebear on September 21st, 2018 8:34 am

    Well done officer’s…. I like how you handled this, no excessive force…Thank you for risking your life every day for us..God Bless!

  6. ensley boy on September 21st, 2018 7:54 am

    Obey the Police and you do not get shot. This should be a lesson for other law breakers out there.

  7. john on September 21st, 2018 7:43 am

    Wasn’t his fault….he was just trying to start a lawn care business, he didn’t understand the business loan process!!! Good job deputies !!! Glad you didn’t have to shoot him…., but then again….ten or fifteen years down the road we might have wished you did!!!

  8. Laura Dickin on September 21st, 2018 1:58 am

    Fantastic Work, Deputies!! Thank you!!

  9. billy on September 20th, 2018 10:17 pm

    Hey Deputies…….GOOD JOB! Man I love you guys. God bless you

  10. paul on September 20th, 2018 10:01 pm

    That was a dumb thing to do. he needs to get a faster get away vehicle if he tries this again. It was like everybody was waiting for him to do it including the reporter. :/

  11. Jan on September 20th, 2018 8:06 pm

    The proper answer to deputies with their firearms drawn is “Yes Sir!” Great Job ECSD! Very happy no one was hurt at the bank, in pursuit, or arrest!

  12. Really? on September 20th, 2018 7:51 pm

    “I ain’t doin’ nuttin’ man, whachoowant, I ain’t did nuttin’” yep, he DID do something and he has the audacity to ask the cop “whatchoo gonna do, shoot me?”. LEO shakes his head yes and the idiot decided maybe he’d be better off listening instead of being combative. Hmmmmm, maybe the perp did have a couple of brain cells to reason that the game was over and he lost. Great job by the LEO’s using restraint and good judgement. Jail time!!

  13. Stringbean Baby on September 20th, 2018 7:18 pm

    Whoo Hoo!
    Excitement galore at A-1 today for Gregory,Mike Danny and the crew!

  14. Scott Vratny on September 20th, 2018 6:53 pm

    Excellent job Deputies. You guys are awesome. Underpaid, but awsome

  15. Native 1950 on September 20th, 2018 6:16 pm

    @ Tom…unfortunately, he’ll probably be out by supper time tonight! :-(

  16. Marcia Doerfler on September 20th, 2018 6:01 pm

    Nothing I hate more than a thIef! Why do you fill entitled to something you have not earned?

  17. Carl on September 20th, 2018 5:21 pm

    Great Job Deputies, Thank you!!

  18. Tom on September 20th, 2018 4:53 pm

    Great job guys, another hoodlum off the streets

  19. Just me on September 20th, 2018 4:27 pm

    Why do folks have to run their mouths upon apprehension??? I personally believe it is pure ignorance……just follow instructions and if it is unwarranted,you will have your answers,although I also believe he already knew the answers!!!! The ignorance usually comes after you realize you have been found out!! We are so dumbing down……..

  20. TJ on September 20th, 2018 3:58 pm

    You need to find a new line of work, you’re not very good at this one.

  21. Ima1037 on September 20th, 2018 3:45 pm

    “I didn’t do it. I never seen that money before in my car!” Good job Ecso!

  22. Grand Locust on September 20th, 2018 3:45 pm

    That is some of the best spontaneous photography I have seen in fifty years of reading newspapers all over this country. It is so perfect, it almost seems staged. It is not staged and this was some incredible journalism. It captured all the elements of this crime without writing a word. A big thumbs up to the officers for both stopping this robbery and more importantly letting the press do their job and deliver these incredible photos. It is important for the press and the criminal justice system to work in concert to keep citizens informed. If only the national media could learn from some good old fashion journalism and police cooperation.

  23. Lol on September 20th, 2018 3:41 pm

    People are so stupid now days…go get a JOB

  24. Good grief on September 20th, 2018 3:40 pm

    You have to be a flat out idiot to rob a bank!

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