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Milwaukee man convicted in Iowa bank robbery

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — A Milwaukee man faces up to 25 years in prison after being convicted of robbing a bank in Iowa. The Telegraph Herald in Dubuque says a Jackson County jury on Thursday convicted 31-year-old Jason Brown of first-degree robbery in the September 2010 holdup of the Maquoketa State Bank in Andrew. Sentencing is set for Sept. 16. ...

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West Bend man accused of robbery after prison release

WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) — A 35-year-old West Bend man is charged with robbing a bank two days after being released from prison. According to the criminal complaint, Russell Smith cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet a day after meeting with his probation agent and then stole a 30-pack of beer. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports after drinking at a ...

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09-3797 U.S. v. Gordon

Bank Robbery Sufficiency of the evidence; intimidation The evidence is sufficient to support a conviction for bank robbery, even though one of the tellers was a co-conspirator.  “[E]ven if we accept Gordon’s argument that direct contact between robber and teller is necessary, he overlooks Miller’s contact with Jones, an accomplice and codefendant who was working in tandem with Mitchell, along ...

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Wis. man accused of robbing bank pleads guilty

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing a Fitchburg bank. Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Mathew Carl Koski of Pewaukee walked into the Park Bank in January and presented a note that said wanted money and he had planted bombs around the bank’s lobby and entrances. He made off with about $5,625. Police didn’t ...

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