According to the State Attorney’s office, on Sept. 5 Joel Anthony Beauchemin entered a plea to Robbery without a Weapon for 15 years in state prison before Judge Ross Goodman in Santa Rosa County.
On April 17, 2015, Beauchemin entered Centennial Bank in Navarre wearing heavy clothing, sunglasses, a mask and latex gloves. He handed the teller a note demanding money. Beauchemin fled the bank with over $1200 in cash. He discarded his clothing and gloves a short distance from the bank. During the investigation, law enforcement located the items and DNA led to Beauchemin’s identification.
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