Tuesday, September 18, 2012

25th Offender to Remove Electronic Monitor Sought by Police

Channing Avery Brooks
Authorities in Charlotte are attempting to located 19 year-old Channing Avery Banks after he cut off his electronic monitoring device Tuesday. He is currently being sought by CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team.

Banks faces charges of interfering with an electronic monitoring device,  larceny, and possession of stolen property. He was released from jail on August 28 and had worn the monitoring device from that day on.

Banks weighs about 150 pounds and is 5'10" tall. He was last seen near his Cates Street home, which is located near West 5th Street. Banks makes the 25th person to remove their monitor this year. The previous 24 suspects that removed their monitor were all caught by police.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Channing Banks, call the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team at (704) 336-VCAT or dial 911.