November 23, 2006 - Posted at 8:14 p.m. CST
Jonesboro, AR_The man suspected of robbing the First Community Bank in Hardy has been captured by police in Missouri.
Joplin, Missouri police arrested John Earl Hall, II whiile conducting a routine traffic stop on Novermber 8th.
Police stopped Hall after getting a report that he and another man had purchased a substance commonly used in meth.
Once stopped, police found that Hall had a loaded handgun in his waistband, and arrested him for carrying a conceled weapon.
After examining surveillance tapes, police were able to link Hall to the Hardy robbery as well as two bank robberis in Missouri and another in Kansas.