Twin Ports crime spree, standoff suspect indicted on federal charges
The crime spree that has already resulted in 26 charges in Minnesota and Wisconsin state courts now has Cody Walker-Nelson facing significant federal prison time.
DULUTH — A man who allegedly stole multiple guns and vehicles, attempted to rob a Superior bank and barricaded himself inside a West Duluth apartment building for several hours in October has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Cody Lee Walker-Nelson, 30, is charged with attempted bank robbery, brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence and being a felon in possession of firearms. The indictment was handed down Wednesday, Nov. 17, by a federal grand jury in Madison, Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Wisconsin.
Walker-Nelson already was facing 26 charges, including 24 felonies, in state courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin following the alleged Oct. 1 crime spree.