On Wednesday, October 12, approximately 12:10 P.M., Cartersville PD officers responded to Renasant Bank on Old Mill Rd in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred. The suspect allegedly came into the bank and handed the teller a note claiming to have a gun. The suspect then left with an undisclosed amount of money. Investigators with the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the bank. After conducting a thorough investigation, CID investigators were able to identify Joel Michael Bennett as the alleged suspect. At approximately 2:00 P.M., members of CID, in conjunction with the FBI and Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, were able to locate Bennett at his residence in Dallas, Georgia and evidence was recovered at the scene. Bennett was arrested without incident and transported back to Bartow County where he faces one charge of Armed Robbery. CPD would like to thank eyewitnesses, the FBI, and Paulding County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this investigation.