Friday, February 28, 2014

MPD: Heroin addiction led man to rob banks - Madison Crime Report

K9 leads police to evidence in bank robbery cases
Published On: Feb 28 2014 09:38:43 AM CST Updated On: Feb 28 2014 09:39:49 AM CST

MADISON, Wis. -A man arrested on suspicion of two Madison bank robberies was motivated by a heroin addiction, according to a release from Madison police. 

Chad A. Legner, 40, of Reedsburg, was arrested on Sauk County on a probation hold the afternoon after the Feb. 21 robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank on East Towne Boulevard. 

Police said a K9 led officers to evidence that helped identify Legner. Police said Legner is also connected to the Feb. 3 robbery of a US Bank branch also on East Towne Boulevard.  

The lead detective said Legner is likely to face charges for other crimes in the area.

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