Racine man charged with Community State Bank Robbery

jailbarsOn Thursday September 8, 2016 Detectives from the Mount Pleasant Police Department executed a search warrant at 148 Frances Street in the City of Kaukauna, WI related to the investigation of the Community State Bank robbery, which occurred in the Village of Mount Pleasant, on August 30, 2016. At approximately 8:20 am on August 30, 2016 the suspect entered the Community State Bank located at 8930 Washington Avenue in the Village of Mount Pleasant and passed a threatening note to a teller demanding cash. After obtaining the cash he fled the bank in a vehicle.

During the course of the investigation by the Mount Pleasant Detective Bureau information was obtained that identified the suspect as Terry W. Neal age 31 of 1720 12th Street Racine, WI.

Investigators were able to determine that Neal was staying in Kaukauna, WI with one of his relatives at 148 Frances Street. On September 8th with the assistance of the Kaukauna Police Department, Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department and the Appleton Police Department a search warrant for Neal was executed at the residence in Kaukauna. Neal was found in the home and was taken into custody without incident or injury. Mount Pleasant Police Detectives also recovered the vehicle that was used in the commission of the crime, as well as other evidence associated with the incident.

Due to the nature of the crime and Neal’s extensive criminal history the Outagamie Emergency Response Team was utilized during the execution of the warrant in order to best protect the community and the officers. This investigation came to a successful conclusion due to the cooperative efforts with Detectives from the Racine Police Department, as well as the previously mentioned police agencies and the Outagamie County Emergency Response Team.

Neal is currently being held on a Department of Corrections warrant and Bank Robbery charges are pending with the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.