Man charged with robbing two Summerville banks

Lonnie Gasque (Source: Summerville Police Department)
Lonnie Gasque (Source: Summerville Police Department)

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Police have arrested the man they say robbed two Summerville banks in the past two years.

The Summerville Police Department arrested Lonnie Gasque on Wednesday.  He is facing two counts of entering a financial institution with intent to steal for his alleged role in two bank robberies.

The most recent robbery occurred at the National Bank of South Carolina on North Main Street last Thursday.  Gasque is also charged with robbing the First Citizens Bank on Trolley Road in November 2010.

He was granted a $200,000 surety bond on Wednesday.  Gasque is being held at Berkeley County Detention Center on unrelated charges.

Gasque has been convicted of DUI and property offense.

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