James Patrick Andrews, 43, was arrested after he robbed a local Bank of America branch after he asked the teller why he had a negative balance in his checking account.
The Huffington Post reports, after asking about the balance. Andrews passed a note to the teller demanding $1,000. He warned her not to walk away from her window or press any alarms; threatening he would harm someone.
Andrews received the money and was seen driving from the scene in a Hyundai Sonata, that was being driven by a second person.
He was later found at a motel and arrested.
Andrews confessed to the robbery and said he needed the money to pay off a drug debt. He was charged with strong-arm robbery and possession of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia.