Williamsburg Man Who Allegedly Drove Through The Front Of A Bank Apprehended

A Williamsburg man, who accidently drove his vehicle through the front door of a bank last week and then fled the scene on foot before police arrived, is now behind bars in the Whitley County Judicial Center. Police allege 22 year old Edward D. Smith was fleeing the scene of a hit and run accident when he struck another vehicle at a high rate of speed and then drove through the front doors of First State Financial. Police developed information that Smith was at a residence on Rice Street in Williamsburg. When police arrived, Smith and  28 year old Dustin Robertson attempted to flee out the back door, but encountered an officer and his K-9. Both were arrested and lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center. Smith was charged with three counts of failure to render aid and 10 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment along with some other unrelated charges. Robertson was charged with second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension.

Edward D. Smith