Sacto 9-1-1
February 23, 2011
Elk Grove PD arrests bank robbery suspect

Bobby Evans.jpgBy Cathy Locke
clocke@sacbee.com

Elk Grove police announced that detectives have made an arrest in connection with last week's armed robbery of the Mechanics Bank, 8235 Laguna Blvd.

Bobby Evans (left), 52, is being held in Sacramento County Jail without bail and is to be arraigned Thursday in Sacramento Superior Court.

Evans was arrested at his Sacramento residence Tuesday on suspicion of robbery and parole violation, according to a Police Department news release. He is accused of entering the bank about 1 p.m. Feb. 14 and using a semi-automatic handgun to rob a teller.

Anyone with additional information about the bank robbery is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357.

Callers to Crime Alert can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Tips also can be sent via SMS text message by entering 274637 on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 and the message.

Call The Bee's Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.

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