Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Arrest made in bank robbery

Springfield Police have taken a 21-year-old man into custody in connection with the July 24, 2009, robbery of the Chase Bank, 1 East Old Capitol Plaza.

Booked into Sangamon County Jail on aggravated robbery charges is Theodore F. Beasley. He did not give police an address or his hometown. Bond has been set at $100,000.

Officers said during the course of their investigation of the robbery evidence pointed to Beasley as the suspect. He was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, in Bloomington, IL by members of the U. S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Officers of the SPD.

The amount of money taken in the robbery has not been disclosed.

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