Man Held For Bank Robbery Locally

By WEEK Reporter

May 18, 2011 Updated May 18, 2011 at 9:49 PM CDT

Peoria Police have charged a Springfield man in connection with an April 18th robbery of the South Side Bank, and Pekin Police say they have an interest in him for a robbery in that community as well.

Being held in the Adams County Jail is Adam Taylor Wright.

Wright was arrested in Springfield on May 10th for a bank robbery in Quincy, Illinois.

Peoria Police today questioned Wright, and as a result, have referred the case to the FBI and Federal prosecutors.

Pekin Police this afternoon said they also have an interest in Wright for the Robbery of the Busey Bank.

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