Sheriff’s officials say Randolph man confessed to 10 bank robberies

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Michael Scott

Michael Scott

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Washington County Sheriff’s officials say 36-year-old Michael Scott of Randolph, Wisconsin has confessed to 10 bank robberies throughout southeastern Wisconsin from April to July, 2012.

Officials say Scott was involved in the following robberies:

  • 23 April 2012  Johnson Bank, Kenosha
  • 5 May 2012  PNC Bank, West Bend
  • 18 May 2012  Hometown Bank, Fond du lac
  • 31 May 2012  M&I Bank, Richfield
  • 11 June 2012  U.S. Bank, Hartford
  • 15 June 2012  National Exchange Bank, Westfield
  • 27 June 2012  Associated Bank, Oconomowoc
  • 3 July  2012 Chase Bank, Delafield
  • 9 July  2012 M&I Bank, Germantown
  • 13 July  2012 U.S. Bank, Germantown

Currently, Scott is being held in the Washington County Jail on one count of felony theft in relation to these cases. 

A bail hearing was held on Monday, July 16th, with the court being informed that further charges may be forthcoming. 

Also, the U.S. Attorney’s Office is considering charging Scott at the federal level.

The accomplice with Scott on July 13th, has been booked and released. That accomplice is a 28-year-old woman from Randolph believed to only be involved with the July 13th Germantown robbery and faces charges relating to that incident.

Scott was first developed as a possible suspect by a Dodge County Sheriff’s Detective the week of July 9th, and arrested with the assistance of vehicle GPS monitoring.

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