How 1 man and his getaway driver pulled off 15 bank robberies in 5 states -- 6 in Michigan
Officials broke down, in detail, how they say one man used napkin notes, one-minute in-and-outs, and a getaway driver to pull off 15 different bank robberies across five states, including at six branches in Michigan.
2 members of Monroe County ‘bank robbery crew’ arrested after 15th heist in 5th state, 50-mile chase
Police correctly predicted where a “bank robbery crew” that targeted three branches in Monroe County would commit their 15th bank robbery in the fifth different state, and after a 50-mile, high-speed car chase, two members of the group were taken into custody, officials said.
Monroe Bank & Trust name is no more
The bank's name, services, signs have changed to First Merchants Bank as a result of an acquisition. Monroe Bank & Trusts signs and name will transition to First Merchants Banks brand beginning today. The MBT website and app also will be retired at that time, according to a message posted on its website. First Merchants Bank locations in the area will be open that day to help customers with the transition. Originally opened as the Dansard State Bank, it later became Monroe State Savings Bank before becoming Monroe Bank & Trust in 1968.monroenews.com