The FBI on Sunday identified the suspect arrested minutes after a failed, daylight armored truck robbery in Miramar that left a Brinks security guard dead.
The alleged robber is Nathaniel Moss, 31, of Miami Gardens. Moss was arrested by arriving officers as he tried to get away from the Bank of America, but instead crashed his car into a dumpster.
He is charged with robbery, conspiracy, use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime and possession of a firearm.
The FBI said he is one of four men who took part in the brazen hold-up of the Brinks truck as it made a cash stop just before noon at the bank on Miramar Parkway. Security guard Alejandro Arencibia, 48, of Hialeah, was ambushed and shot in the head as he walked back to his armored truck with bags of cash. He died by the bank’s front door.
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All the money taken during the robbery was recovered, said John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Miami Division at a Sunday morning news conference outside FBI headquarters in North Miami Beach.
The cash was found inside one of two get away vehicles agents have confiscated, he said. “These criminals made mistakes; we hope that leads to a quick resolution,’’ Gillies said.
He also released the name of a `”person of interest.’’ Agents want to speak to Terrance LaCliffe Brown, 37, also of Miami Gardens. He was last seen driving a beige Infinity FX 35.
“We would like to speak to Mr. Brow, who we believe has information about this crime,’’ said Gillies, describing the robbers still at large as armed and “very, very dangerous.’’
He also described a second person of interest — a man seen on surveillance video from a business near the bank running around the front of a waiting white car. He is hiding his face under a dark green, University of Miami hoodie sweater and matching shorts. He is described as a black male, approximately 5-feet-10 with a thin build. The FBI released video and still photographs of the man.
No information was released about the fourth suspect.
On Sunday, the FBI also added an additional $25,000 reward money for the capture of the suspects. That brings the total offered to $100,000. Brinks has already pledged $75,000.
“If people needed further incentive, there is now a $100,000 reward for these men,’’ he said. The Brinks’ reward offer is only good for 10 days; the FBI’s reward does not expire.
“This was just a senseless crime,’’ Gillies said, who offered condolences to Arencibia’s family.
Arencibia was coming out of the bank, carrying cash and heading back to the armored truck when he was ambushed by the robbers.
The FBI would not identify Arencibia’s shooter Sunday. On Saturday, loved ones attended the security guard’s funeral at Vista Memorial Gardens in Miami Lakes. The family has requested privacy.
Gillies said the investigation is being handled jointly by the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Miami-Dade Police Department, the FBI, and Miramar Police Department.
Gillies said FBI agents are working around the clock.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the robbers is asked to call the FBI at (305) 944-9101.