Douglas Haff (Source: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -
A Hilton Head Island man was
arrested Friday afternoon in connection with the robbery of a bank on island's
Douglas Albert Haff, 58, of Hilton Head, was arrested on one count of entering a bank with intent to steal, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
He's accused of robbing the First Federal Bank at 79 Lighthouse Rd. Deputies
pulled his car over in the area of 175
Greenwood Dr. on Sea Pines.
had received several tips that the driver
of the light-colored Saturn sedan matched the description of the bank robbery
suspect, according to the BCSO. Haff was found to have several open containers of beer in his car and was found to be driving under the influence, according to the BCSO.
He was arrested on charges of DUI and open container.
Deputies searched the car and
recovered evidence that was positively identified from the bank robbery,
according to the BCSO.
was taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center, where he will remain awaiting bond hearings.
An investigation into the
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