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Serial Miami-Dade bank robber arrested in Detroit, FBI says

Erick Capilla, 27, of Doral, accused of targeting at least 4 banks

Surveillance images show a man robbing an Iberia Bank branch in Miami Beach.
Surveillance images show a man robbing an Iberia Bank branch in Miami Beach. (FBI)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man who FBI agents said has targeted multiple banks in Miami-Dade County was arrested Friday morning in Detroit.

Erick Capilla, 27, of Doral, remains in federal custody and is expected to make his initial appearance in a Detroit courtroom sometime Friday.

According to FBI spokesman James Marshall, Capilla is responsible for the following bank robberies:

· TD Bank, Doral, FL, on 1/15/2020;

· Iberia Bank, Miami Beach, FL, on 1/17/2020;

· TD Bank, Miami, FL, on 1/18/2020;

· Chase Bank, Miami, FL, on 1/18/2020.

Marshall said no one was injured during any of the bank robberies.

The amount of money taken during each incident has not been disclosed by investigators.


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