Erell Barnes, who is a founding member of the 5th
Ward Boyz out of Houston Texas is now facing federal charges
in connection with 3 bank robberies.
The F.B.I. began
to suspect Barners when a car spotted by one of the witnesses
to a robbery was traced to an ex-girlfriend. An arrest warrant
was soon issued at the end of October. He held up the Hometown
Bank Of Friendswood on October 2nd, Guaranty Federal on Oct.
10th, a branch of Bank One on the 27th of October. In all of
the robberies, he presented a threatening note, and demanded
The 5th Ward Boyz
have released several albums through Rap-A-Lot, including P.W.A.
The Album, Rated G., and a new album dropping, titled Recognize
The Real, which drops Novemeber 14th.