Detectives go for test drive in suspected Oakland County bank robber’s truck, arrest him
A suspected Oakland County bank robber who told a teller “people would die” if he didn’t receive money was arrested after detectives confirmed his identity by taking a test drive with him in his pickup truck, which he put up for sale, officials said.
Surveillance images released of suspected Jackson bank robber
JACKSON, MI – Police investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Jackson Saturday have released surveillance images of a suspect. After being handed an undisclosed amount of cash, the man left the bank and is believed to have fled the area in a newer model black Ford Edge, police said. Police released surveillance images of the suspect in an effort to help identify him as no arrests have been made. The suspect is believed to be about 35-40 years old, between 5-feet 7-inches and 5-feet 10-inches tall and weighing between 150-180 pounds. Anyone who believe they can identify the suspect is asked to contact Detective Aaron Grove at 517-768-8796 or make a report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 855-840-7867.mlive.com
Man faces charges after bank robbery, crash on US-23 in Ann Arbor during police chase
ANN ARBOR – Ken Kenyatta Wilson was charged on Friday with a slew of felonies by the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office. Wilson fled police officers on Tuesday afternoon after robbing the Chase Bank at 4101 E. Ellsworth Road in Pittsfield Township, leading to a chase when the suspect crashed his vehicle in the area of US-23 and Washtenaw Ave. Wilson was transported to St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hospital with serious injuries, but was reported to be in stable condition. (Pittsfield Charter Township Department of Public Safety)Officers recovered stolen money, several firearms and ammunition from inside his vehicle and the scene of the crash. Investigations at both the bank and the crash site were conducted by detectives, Pittsfield officers and evidence technicians.
Police say suspected robber crashes SUV into Bloomfield Township bank
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police arrested a suspected robber Tuesday after he crashed his SUV into a Bloomfield Township bank. The incident happened at about 2:40 p.m. at the Level One Bank on Telegraph Road. Update Feb. 3: Video shows man crashing vehicle into Bloomfield Township bankBloomfield Township police said a 911 caller reported sounds of gunfire from outside the bank. Upon arrival, officers spotted a silver SUV with heavy front-end damage and a man running from the vehicle. A preliminary investigation revealed that the 37-year-old from Detroit intentionally drove his vehicle into the bank.
Bank robbed through drive-thru window, Bay County sheriff says
BAY CITY, MI — Bay County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a bank robbery committed through a drive-thru window. Bank employees told the responding deputies a male had driven up to the drive-thru window and passed a note demanding money through a pneumatic tube, Cunningham said. The teller surrendered an undisclosed amount of cash to the robber, the sheriff said. Deputies are working to obtain surveillance camera footage of the suspect’s vehicle, the sheriff said. Read more:Saginaw woman accused of sexual misconduct with teen at foster-care and treatment facilityFire sparked by space heater claims Thumb woman’s life on her 60th birthdayBay City woman who threatened to kill grandmother gets probationmlive.com
Police search for man in Shelby Township bank robbery
SHELBY TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for a man in connection to a bank robbery in Shelby Township. Police responded to an alarm at about 1:24 p.m. on Monday at the PNC bank on Hayes Road. Police said the man then left the bank on foot after given an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was seen running south across Hall Road into Sterling Heights. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Shelby Township Police Department at 586-731-2121.
Grand Rapids police respond to bank robbery
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened just before noon Monday, Dec. 14, at a Fifth Third Bank branch on 28th Street SE. The robbery was reported at 11:56 a.m. at 3715 28th St. The robber did not show or imply he had a weapon, Grand Rapids police said. Police asked anyone with information to call the Police Department at 456-3380 or Silent Observer at 774-2345. Read more:Whitmer calls Michigan lawmaker’s remarks about blocking Electoral College vote ‘unpatriotic’ and ‘dangerous’Man pleads guilty in 3rd bank robberyHow Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine was produced and distributed from Michigan plant in record timemlive.com
Canton police investigate Chase Bank robbery
CANTON, Mich. – Police are investigating the report of a bank robbery at a Chase Bank in Canton. The incident happened on Thursday at 3:31 p.m. at the bank located at Michigan Avenue and Old Canton Center. The suspect is accused of presenting a note demanding money to the teller. He was wearing a black knit hat, gray and camo colored hooded jacket, gray shirt and dark-colored pants. Anyone with information should contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400.
Police seek culprit in Dearborn Heights bank robbery
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – Police in Dearborn Heights are looking for woman in connection with a Thursday morning bank robbery. According to authorities, the the robbery happened at about 11 a.m. at the Bank of America located near the intersection of Ford and Telegraph roads. Police said she was driving a dark colored 2015-2020 Chevrolet Malibu. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dearborn Heights Police Department at 313-277-6770. More: Metro Detroit crime news
Man faces charges after Garden City bank robbed at gunpoint
GARDEN CITY, Mich. – A man is facing charges after police say he robbed a bank in Garden City at gunpoint Wednesday. Michael Allen Harris is charged with bank robbery, armed robbery, assault with intent to rob while armed, carrying a concealed weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon and four counts of felony firearm. Police said a call was received around 1:45 p.m. about an armed robbery at the DFCU Financial on Merriman Road, near Warren Road. When officers arrived, they saw a man who matched the description of the robber and a foot pursuit ensued. When police caught the man, later identified as Harris, they said they recovered a handgun, ski mask and money taken during the robbery.
Middle-aged man in zip-up sweatshirt robs Marysville bank, police say
MARYSVILLE, Mich. – Marysville police are searching for a middle-aged man in a zip-up hooded sweatshirt who robbed a Chemical Bank, according to authorities. Police said the man walked into the Chemical Bank at 2015 Gratiot Boulevard around 2 p.m. Wednesday. The man fled on foot after taking an undisclosed amount of cash, according to authorities. Police described him as a middle-aged man with a gray mustache and a beard. He was wearing a dark gray zip-up hooded sweatshirt and jeans, officials said.