MCSO social media leads authorities straight to serial bank robber after Palm City robbery

The FBI believes Anthony Carpino is responsible for multiple bank robberies throughout Florida. (Source: MCSO)

From MCSO: 45-year old Anthony Carpino had less than 12 hours down time before the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, FBI, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, and Daytona Beach Police were hot on his trail, standing by outside the Daytona Beach Hotel he was hiding out at.

A short time ago, Carpino strolled out of his room for a little breakfast at Burger King, where he was greeted by law enforcement.

Detectives believe Carpino is responsible for the robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank in Palm City just after 5pm yesterday.

The FBI believes Carpino is responsible for multiple bank robberies throughout Florida.

Now, he’s in federal custody and will be charged accordingly.

Tips about Carpino’s whereabouts began pouring in immediately after his picture was posted on the MCSO Facebook.

In fact, one follower lead law enforcement directly to the hotel Carpino was staying at in Daytona Beach.

Martin County Sheriff’s Detectives and the FBI immediately traveled to the area, where they set up with with local authorities.

Thank you to the community for the incredible response and work on this case.

MCSO would also like to thank the Ft. Pierce and Brevard Divisions of the FBI, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, and the Daytona Beach Police for their quick response and solid teamwork making this arrest.

Another breakfast with a bank robber success.

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