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

Bobby Evans.jpgBy Cathy Locke

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.

On October 14, The Sacramento Bee will temporarily remove commenting from While we design the upgrade, we encourage you to tell us what you like and don't like about commenting on and other websites. We've heard from hundreds of you already and we're listening. Please continue to add your thoughts and questions here. We also encourage you to write Letters to the Editor on this and other topics.

About Sacto 9-1-1

Sacto 9-1-1 is a blog on crime and emergency services news in the Sacramento region.

Send feedback on Sacto 9-1-1 to Assistant Metro Editor Anthony Sorci at

Subscribe to Breaking News Alerts

Arrest Logs

Sacto 9-1-1 Q&A

Bee reporters answer questions about area crime news, trends and other issues. QUESTION: A couple of years ago, a Sacramento tax attorney named Roni Deutch was the target of an investigation by the California Department of Justice. She was accused of bilking clients out of millions and defying a court (Read More)

More Questions and Answers
See all the crime Q&As
Submit your question

March 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Monthly Archives

Kim Minugh on Twitter

Follow "Kim_Minugh" on Twitter

Local Agencies on Twitter