Thursday, December 6, 2012
Two men accused of robbing TCF Bank last week were in court, but they've chosen to waive their preliminary hearing.
The two men charged with robbing TCF Bank last week were in court today and both men waived their right to have a preliminary hearing, according to court records. Antonio Brown, 28, was charged with armed robbery — party to a crime. If convicted, Brown faces up to 40 years in prison and may be fined up to $100,000. Darnell Williams, 39, was charged with armed robbery — party to a crime, attempting to flee or elude a police officer, and first degree recklessly endangering safety. If convicted of all charges, Williams faces up to 56 years in prison and fined up to $135,000. According to the criminal complaint, Williams and Brown went into TCF Bank, 3959 Douglas Avenue, on Nov. 27 and allegedly robbed the bank. One of the men had a gun and …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Thanks to the help of witnesses in the area, Racine Police quickly nabbed two men suspected of robbing TCF Bank employees at gunpoint.
Two Kenosha men were charged with robbing TCF Bank employees and then fleeing police by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office today. Antonio Brown, 28, was charged with armed robbery — party to a crime. If convicted, Brown faces up to 40 years in prison and may be fined up to $100,000. Darnell Williams, 39, was charged with armed robbery — party to a crime, attempting to flee or elude a police officer, and first degree recklessly endangering safety. If convicted of all charges, Williams faces up to 56 years in prison and fined up to $135,000. According to the criminal complaint, Williams and Brown went into TCF Bank, 3959 Douglas Avenue, about 2:40 p.m. Monday. One of the men jumped over a counter and into the area where the tellers…
Monday, November 26, 2012
Caledonia and Racine police respond to an armed bank robbery at TCF Bank in Racine Monday afternoon.
Two suspects are in custody following a robbery at TCF Bank, 3935 Douglas Ave., at 2:45 p.m. Monday. Racine Police arrested a 39-year-old man and a 28-year-old man; both men face charges of armed robbery, operating a vehicle without the owner's consent, and fleeing and eluding a police officer. According to a press release by the Racine Police Department and scanner reports, one of the men brandished a gun and demanded money from the bank teller. The employee complied and the two men left the bank. After the armed robbery, the suspects drove away in a gold Grand Am, which was found on South Creek Road. The car was allegedly stolen from a Caledonia residence in the 4100 block of Erie St. The two suspects fled the area on foot. One of the …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Bank charges have hit all-time highs. Free checking accounts have all but disappeared and ATM charges are up. Will you switch banks?
Has your bank raised fees on checking accounts and ATM transactions? If so, you're not alone. A survey by the trade industry group Bankrate.com found that "almost every checking fee we follow went up, with some bank fees rising 25 percent or more." Free checking accounts are quickly disappearing. Bankrate found that just 39 percent of non-interest checking accounts are free of charge to all customers — down from 45 percent last year and a peak of 76 percent in 2009. The same group said poll results suggest that 72 percent of Americans would consider switching banks if their financial institution raised its fees. That figure was 64 percent in March 2011. A fee revolt swept the nation at the end of 2011 when a grassroots campaign — Move Our …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Police say the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash on Dec. 1, 2011.
Mount Pleasant Police are asking for the public's help finding the suspect who held up a TCF Bank at gunpoint on Thurs., Dec. 1. The bank is located at 6115 Washington Avenue, at the corner of Washington and Emmertsen. Witnesses described the suspect as: Police were told the perpetrator walked into the bank and demanded money. Tellers complied, handing over an undetermined amount of cash, and no one was injured. Officers have not stated if the suspect was armed or not. According to a written release, police were on scene in less than a minute, but the suspect was already gone, having exited the bank on foot going south toward a wooded area. If anyone has any information, they can leave anonymous tips with the Mount Pleasant Police …