Holstein Bank Robber Caught

On Friday, July 25, the Ida County Sheriff's Office along with the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, Iowa State Patrol and the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, arrested Michael Aaron Dutcher of Sioux City in connection with the armed robbery of the Holstein branch of the United Bank of Iowa. Dutcher was charged with robbery in the first degree, theft in the first degree and two counts of assault while participating in a felony. Dutcher is currently being held in Woodbury County Jail. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. Previous Story: The United Bank of Iowa in Holstein was robbed Thursday around 4PM. Police say a black male entered the bank displaying a firearm and demanding money from the tellers. The suspect left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is still on the loose. If anyone has information regarding the incident, please call the Ida County Sheriff's Office at 800-568-4401.