Bank of America Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Last Updated 5/24/2023

Statesville, North Carolina | April 18, 2023

On Monday April 17, 2023, Michael Thomas Bzik, 36, of Concord, was taken into custody for outstanding warrants for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. This arrest stemmed from the bank robbery at 1616 E. Broad St (Bank of America) that occurred on March 10, 2023. Investigators from the Statesville Police Department along with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations travelled to Allentown, PA and met with the Pennsylvania State Police. Investigators questioned several subjects while in Allentown, PA and gained further evidence against Bzik. Surveillance was conducted on Bzik, at which time he was taken into custody without incident. Bzik was taken before a local judge and charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and for being a Fugitive of Justice and held with no bond.

The Statesville Police Department would like to thank the Pennsylvania State Police for their assistance with this investigation, and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation for their assistance and continued partnership.

Original Release: On March 10, 2023, at approximately 9:30 am, a bank robbery was reported at Bank of America located at 1616 E Broad Street, Statesville, NC. A white male approximately 5’10, medium build, brown hair, approximately 30-40 years of age, wearing a blue surgical mask, eyeglasses, a tan or gray collared polo shirt, with a black undershirt and dark in color pants entered Bank of America. Once inside the bank, the suspect indicated that he had a gun and demanded money. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and is believed to be driving a 2010-2018 dark blue Toyota Prius. Investigators were able to review surveillance footage of the bank and secure photos of the suspect and suspect vehicle.

Traffic Stop by SPD Leads to Drug and Gun ChargesStatesville, North Carolina – November 16, 2023: On Thursday, November 16, the Statesville Police Department's Crime Reduction Unit made...
Statesville Police Department Apprehends Suspected Const... Statesville, North Carolina – November 12, 2023: On Sunday night, an alert officer with the Statesville Police Department observed a su...
Traffic Collision Involving School Bus on E. Broad StreetOn November 7, 2023, at approximately 3:45pm, the Statesville Police Department responded to a traffic collision in the vicinity of E. B...
Statesville Police Department Responds to Overdose Incid... On November 1, 2023, at 11:18 am, the Statesville Police Department responded to a call to assist Iredell County EMS at the 1100 block o...
2023 Fill the Trailer Toy Drive
Dec 09, 2023
12:00 PM EST
Statesville, NC
Read More 
District 2 & District 3 Community Meeting
Dec 21, 2023
5:00 PM EST
1410 3rd St.
Statesville, NC 28677
Read More 
Districts 2 & District 3 Community Meeting
Jan 18, 2024
6:00 PM EST
1206 Museum Rd
Statesville, NC 28625
Read More