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Suspected Serial Bank Robber Facing Multiple Charges

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Derrick Dwayne Sebree (Booking Photo)

Derrick Dwayne Sebree (Booking Photo)

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DETROIT (WWJ) - A 49-year-old Madison Heights man suspected in nearly a dozen bank robberies is now facing a slew of charges.

Derrick Dwayne Sebree on Thursday was arraigned in U.S. District Court in Detroit on eight counts of bank robbery. Each charge carries a 20-year maximum sentence under federal law.

Sebree waived his right to a detention hearing Friday and is jailed on an unsecured bond. He’s due back in court for a preliminary examination on May 14.

Police say Sebree was arrested Wednesday morning after robbing a TCF Bank at Crooks and 12 Mile roads in Royal Oak. Sebree fled from police until he crashed into a Southfield police cruiser on 11 Mile Road just west of Greenfield Road.

Investigators believe Sebree is the same individual involved in similar bank robberies in the area, including:

  • Robbery – March 13, 12:21 p.m. at Beverly Hills Independence Bank (Southfield and 14 Mile)
  • Robbery – Feb. 22, 9:54 a.m. at Royal Oak Citizens Bank (Lincoln and Main)
  • Robbery – Feb. 8, 10:10 a.m. at Birmingham Comerica Bank (15 Mile and Southfield)
  • Robbery — Jan. 28, 10:15 a.m. at Berkley Charter One (Woodward and Catalpa)
  • Robbery – Jan. 15, 9:50 a.m. at Royal Oak Charter One Bank (Second and Main)
  • Robbery – Dec. 26, 1:50 p.m. at Royal Oak PNC Bank (Third and Main)
  • Robbery — Dec. 20, 1:20 p.m. at Madison Heights PNC Bank (12 Mile and John R)

MORE: Police Nab Suspected Serial Bank Robber After Chase In Royal Oak

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