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Chesterfield Twp. police: Man confesses to robbing credit union, giving some money to girlfriend

Michael Boshell charged with robbing Genisys Credit Union on Gratiot Avenue

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CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Chesterfield Township police said a man has confessed to robbing a credit union and giving some of the money to his girlfriend.

In a statement Monday about the incident, police said the Genisys Credit Union on Gratiot Avenue was robbed Friday just before 4 p.m. by a man who passed a note to a teller demanding money.

Police said a witness reported seeing a man flee into the Green Roof Motel and they found 41-year-old Michael Boshell inside a room there. They said he initially denied the robbery, but later confessed to committing the crime.

Police said they were able to determine that Boshell had given some of the money to his girlfriend, 28-year-old Cara Tamer, who had used it to buy cell phones. She was arrested in the motel's parking lot.

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During a search of the motel room, police said they found the rest of the stolen money and disguises used in the robbery.

Boshell is charged with bank robbery. Police said he has an extensive criminal history.

Tamer is charged with receiving and concealing stolen property.

Both are being held in the Macomb County Jail and are scheduled to be arraigned sometime Monday.