Local Man Charged in West Chicago Bank Heist
The FBI has a Tinley Park man in custody who they say has committed four robberies in the Greater Chicago area since the beginning of the month.
A 34-year old Tinley Park man wanted in connection with a recent West Chicago bank robbery was arrested in Villa Park late Wednesday.
Federal investigators suspect he is also to blame for three other robberies in the Chicago Suburbs. Acting on a tip sent from a community member, Villa Park and Lombard police officers found Daniel H. Mack Wednesday night at a gas station and took him into custody, according to a news release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Mack was charged in a criminal complaint filed August 21 in U.S. District Court in Chicago with one count of bank robbery—a felony offense. According to the complaint, Mack robbed a Fifth Third Bank branch Aug. 14 at 1800 North Neltnor Boulevard in West Chicago.
Although not charged in Tuesday’s filing, the complaint alleges that an individual matching Mack’s description carried out two additional robberies. One was Aug. 9 at the Harris Bank branch at 191 East Lake Street in Bloomingdale and the second was Aug. 16 at the Citizens Financial Bank branch, 7229 South Kingery Highway in Willowbrook.
Witnesses from both incidents gave descriptions that matched Mack, reports said. He is also believed to have committed a fourth robbery, striking the Fifth Third Bank branch at 2353 63rd Street in Woodridge late Tuesday afternoon, according to the FBI.
After his arrest, Mack was turned over to federal agents. He will is expected in U.S. court Thursday afternoon, when he will be formally charged.
Bloomingdale, West Chicago, Willowbrook, and Woodridge police departments helped crack the cases.
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