Thursday, May 31, 2012

Off-duty Chicago police Lt's 911 call helps nab suspect in 5 bank robberies

Congratulations to this Chicago police Lt. on this fine piece of police work!

An off-duty Chicago Police lieutenant in the drive-through lane of a Northwest Side bank called 911 when he saw it being robbed by a man also suspected in four previous robberies and an attempted robbery, authorities said today.

Charlie Montalvo, 36, of the 4200 block of Edgewater in Hillside, is charged in the robbery of $3,480 from a FirstMerit Bank branch, 7227 W. Addison St. in Chicago, Wednesday morning, and after his arrest admitted to robbing four other banks and trying to rob another one as long ago as last August, according to an FBI affidavit.

Montalvo told FBI agents he robbed the banks to feed his gambling habit.

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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good work, Lt!

I Voted For Obama said...

Charlie Montalvo voted for Obama, then asked him if he would be less noticeable wearing a Sox hat on the north side.

Anonymous said...

Come on seven, daddy needs shoes!

Anonymous said...

Dom C: We know who you are . Great Job!

Anonymous said...

it was later discovered that all the money wasw unaccounted for,hmmmm

SpankDaddy said...

Unusual.