Police make arrest in Dillon bank robbery | SummitDaily.com

Police make arrest in Dillon bank robbery

Daily News staff report
Special to the Daily A man suspected of robbing the Alpine Bank in Dillon Monday is captured here in a surveillance camera image.

Police Thursday arrested 23-year-old Lincoln Carpenter in connection with the Nov. 22 robbery of Alpine Bank in Dillon.

According to a press release from the Dillon Police Department, the Massachusetts man was apprehended by Dillon Police and the FBI at a home in Dillon Valley. Evidence of the robbery was reportedly found inside the home.

On Monday, the suspect in the case entered Alpine Bank at approximately 2:45 p.m. and handed a note to a bank teller demanding money and indicated he had a weapon. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the bank on foot.

Carpenter was charged with aggravated robbery, a Class 3 felony, and theft, a class 4 felony. He was booked into the Summit County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Summit Daily is embarking on a multiyear project to digitize its archives going back to 1989 and make them available to the public in partnership with the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. The full project is expected to cost about $165,000. All donations made in 2023 will go directly toward this project.

Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.