Facebook Tip Leads State Police Detectives To Bank Robbery Suspect

(CRAWFORD CO.) – At approximately 1:35 Saturday morning, Indiana State Police Detectives arrested 44-ear-old Jason Elliott, of Ramsey, in connection with the bank robbery that occurred at First Savings Bank in Marengo on Friday afternoon, August 9th.

Jason Elliott

Indiana State Police Detectives received a tip from an unidentified individual who saw the Facebook post about the bank robbery in Marengo.

Security footage captured the robbery suspect during the incident at First Savings Bank in Marengo on Friday

The information received helped identify Elliott. Detectives were able to track down Elliott late Friday night at his residence located at 8380 Jill Circle NW, Ramsey. Detectives were able to recover some of the money that was allegedly stolen from First Savings Bank in Marengo.

Further investigation also revealed Elliott allegedly committed the bank robbery at the Stock Yards Bank in Austin on July 19th. Elliott was arrested and taken to the Crawford County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Police arrested 44-year-old Jason Elliott, of 8380 Jill Circle NW, Ramsey, Indiana. Charges include robbery, Level 5 felony, and theft, Level 6 felony. Indiana State Police was assisted by Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, Miltown Police Department, and English Police Department.