« Continue Browsing

e-mail article Print     e-mail article E-mail

Associated Press, Published September 03 2009

Minnesota authorities arrest second Gilby, N.D., bank robbery suspect in traffic stop outside Detroit Lakes

FARGO - A second suspect in an armed bank robbery in the northeastern North Dakota town of Gilby is in custody after a traffic stop in Minnesota.

Minnesota authorities say 46-year-old William Collins of Nashville, Tenn., was stopped by a Highway Patrol officer for speeding outside Detroit Lakes late Tuesday. Authorities later discovered the car had been stolen from a Florida dealership.

The FBI earlier issued an arrest warrant for Collins in the May 26 heist in which more than $50,000 was stolen from the Bremer Bank branch in Gilby.

Another suspect in the robbery, Clifton Patterson of Grand Forks, was arrested earlier this summer in Mississippi, where he used to live, and later jailed in Grand Forks.

Copyright & copy; 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. The information contained in the AP News report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without the prior written authority of The Associated Press.