Steve Mankin, the acting public information officer for the Rogers Police Department, confirmed Barnes' arrest for the robberies, but would not detail the amount stolen from Bank of the Ozarks.
The charge listed on the Benton County Jail Web site, however, specifies the amount stolen was between $500 and $2,500.
did confirm one detail that helps illuminate the missteps Barnes allegedly took.
The suspect who walked into First Federal Bank with a handgun, at about 3:25 p.m. Friday, apparently did not realize he would be separated from the tellers by bulletproof glass.
The tellers refused to give money to the bank robber who could not reach or harm them.
At the next stop, Bank of the Ozarks
, the suspect was apparently given a GPS tracking device, although Mankin
has not yet confirmed that detail.
release could be temporary as the investigation continues.