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Buffalo man indicted in for Depew bank robbery

Laverne “Poogaloo” Palmer, 25, of Buffalo was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for the Oct. 26 robbery of the Key Bank Branch on George Urban Boulevard in Depew. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. said Palmer, who has been jailed since his recent arrest by the FBI and Depew police, was identified as the alleged robber through bank surveillance photos. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer remanded Palmer to custody without bail pending further court proceedings.