A 21-year-old man suspected of five Colorado Springs bank robberies was caught Sept. 9 in Reno, Nev.
Colorado Springs Police Department’s Robbery Unit received information that bank robbery fugitive, Wesley Harrison Dunmire, was picked up by Reno Police after a brief chase.
Dunmire was identified by Colorado Springs police as the ring leader of a group suspected of five Colorado Springs bank robberies including: American National Bank, 3755 Briargate Blvd, on Feb. 28 and March 28; ENT Federal Credit Union, 2336 N. Wahsatch Ave., on April 5; American National Bank, 1095 W. Garden of The Gods Road, on April 20; and TCF Bank, 4330 N. Academy Blvd., on May 6.
Police are still looking for other suspects in the TCF robbery. They are: Kameo Jackson, 19, Corey Elenga, 24, and Shawn Sample, 19.
From January to July, a spree of bank robberies in Colorado Springs has terrorized local banks. To read more about how banks are handling security, read previous CSBJ coverage here.