Criminal defense: 3 arrested for bank robbery

On Behalf of | Nov 30, 2017 | Criminal Defense, Firm News |

Nebraska police recently arrested three men in connection with a bank robbery. Although the men allegedly managed to leave the bank with stolen funds, they were apprehended a short while later. They are all facing several charges, and it is not clear if any of the arrested men are working on their criminal defense plans yet.

On Nov. 15, 2017, three men allegedly entered an area bank with the intention of committing a robbery. Although it is not clear what transpired while they were there and police indicate that no one involved was hurt, they are all accused of using a weapon while committing a felony. The supposedly left the bank with stolen funds, but police have not disclosed how much.

A witness reportedly saw the three men leave the scene in an SUV, and police later spotted a similar vehicle traveling on a nearby highway. After a state trooper initiated a traffic stop, the three men fled the vehicle and were all later arrested that same day. Police say the men range in age from 25 to 44 years old.

Charges for using a weapon to commit a felony, suspicion of robbery, possessing stolen property and possessing a deadly weapon as a prohibited person have been filed against all three men believed to have been involved. Most Nebraska defendants hope to minimize the impact of such charges on their future, as they understand that a criminal record can have severe consequences. Early action is often key to creating the most effective criminal defense possible.

Source:, “3 men arrested in west Omaha in connection with Fremont bank robbery”, Jay Withrow, Nov. 16, 2017