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UPDATE: Blackhawk State Bank Robbery

UPDATED Wednesday, December 29, 2010 --- 2:07 p.m.

Release from Beloit Police Department:

The Rock County District Attorney’s Office, based on the investigations of the Beloit Police Department, has issued an arrest warrant for Jonathan Robert Carter charging him with two counts of Armed Robbery. The charges stem from the armed robberies that occurred at the Blackhawk State Banks. The first event occurred on September 18, 2010 at 2200 Cranston Rd. The second incident occurred on October 12, 2010 at 400 Broad St. The charge of Armed Robbery is a Class C Felony and each count carries a fine of not more than $100,000.00 or imprisonment of not more than Forty years, or both.

Jonathan R. Carter is a W/M, DOB 08/22/1981, with a last known address in Rockton, IL. Carter was initially arrested by S. Beloit Police on 10/22/2010 for a State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections Apprehension Request in addition to Illinois charges. Carter has since been sentenced to six years in prison in the State of Illinois.

In the near future, in coordination with Rock County District Attorney’s Office, the warrants will be served on Jonathan R. Carter and extradition proceedings will commence to have him returned to Wisconsin to answer to these charges.

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Posted: Saturday, September 18, 2010 --- 3:00p.m.

Release from Beloit Police Department:

The Beloit Police Department is investigating a bank robbery which occurred on 09/18/10 shortly after 10:00 a.m. at Blackhawk State Bank, 2200 Cranston Rd.

Investigation shows that a W/M entered the bank, demanded and received money from a teller, and then fled south bound on foot through an open field towards Schuster Dr. The suspect implied that he had a weapon but none was displayed.

The suspect is described as: W/M, mid to late 20’s, 5’7”-5’8” tall, with a narrow strip beard; wearing a black baseball cap with NY Yankees emblem, two tone grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and clear safety glasses.

Beloit Police Detectives are working with bank personnel to develop a photograph of the suspect from the bank surveillance video. This likely will not be available until Monday morning, if at all.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to call the Beloit Police Department, 364-6801, or Crime Stoppers, 362-7463.


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