BANK ROBBERY UPDATE

May 23, 2008
Contact: Lt. Steve Gilmore Phone: (608) 284-6873 FAX: (608) 284-6858
Sheriff's Office

Madison, WI: May 23, 2008. Sheriff Dave Mahoney announced today that progress is being achieved in the investigation of the US Bank robbery on May 21, 2008. The bank is located at 3461 CTH BB in the Township of Blooming Grove. There has subsequently been one arrest related to the robbery. On May 21th, Sheriff's Detectives arrested Michael L. Simmons (age 28) from Madison for Obstructing and being Party To A Crime of Armed Robbery. He is currently being held in the Dane County Jail. The Sheriff's Office continues to seek a mid-90's blue Dodge Van, possibly with out-of-state license plates, last seen eastbound on CTH BB from the bank. The van has pinstriping on the sides, a ladder rack, and externally mounted spare tire. Anyone with information about this crime should call the Sheriff's Office Tips Line at 284-6900.