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Waukesha State Bank robbery suspect, who claimed to have a hand grenade, pleads not guilty to allegation

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WAUKESHA - A 63-year-old man who authorities say confessed to an April 8 robbery of Waukesha State Bank has nonetheless pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Glen H. Roessler of Waukesha entered the plea at his May 2 preliminary hearing in Waukesha County Circuit Court. He remains in custody on a $10,000 cash bail bond in the Waukesha County Jail and is scheduled to next appear in court July 6.

According to the criminal complaint and initial police reports, Roessler handed a note to a teller at the bank on April 8, claiming to have a hand grenade in his pocket and stating he was robbing the business. He was handed about $1,570 by a teller at another window.


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