1931 April 20 Harrisburg Telegraph

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1931 April 20 Harrisburg Telegraph - KING BELIEVED DIRECTING FORCE OF BANKROBBERY...
KING BELIEVED DIRECTING FORCE OF BANKROBBERY Questioned by State Police as to His Part in Holdup Lebanon, April 20, (JP) William William Black, storekeeper of Lin - coin Park, Mich., today identi - " fled Donald Baesshore, Lebanon Lebanon and Albert Welch, Toledo, as the two bandits who entered his shop on March 28th, shot him in the hip and took $60 from his cash register, county authorities say. - Baseshore and Welch who are being held on charges of robbing robbing the Jonestown Bank and , Trust Company on April 2nd of $6000. to District Attorney Charles Hickernell that they will plead guilty to the Jonestown Jonestown holdup. . Detainers may be lodged against the pair by Michigan authorities. By Associated Press Reading, April 20. Richard King, 28, alleged brains of the bandit gang in the Jonestown bank robbery, has been identified as Richard Winkle - bleck, a native of Jonestown,' who lived in that town until 14 yeas age, according to police. He was a frequent visitor to Jonestown, however, until several months ago, when he went to Toledo. Winklebleck ,has several other aliases, including Border. Today King, as he is best known, was questioned questioned by State Police authorities at Harrisburg. Escorted by two troopers, King, or Winklebleck; ar rived at the State capital from Toledo, Toledo, where he was taken into custody. custody. It is understood King will sign a confession and then be taken to the Lebanon county jaU. Donald Donald C. Bashore, .18, and Albert Welch, 21, Toledo, companions in the holdup are in custody. After being questioned in Reading Bashore and Welch were taken to the Lebanon county jail. It is likely King, Bashore and Welch will be arraigned before a Lebanon alder man for a preliminary neanng within the next few days. Knew Roads King, or Winklebleck, was the driver of the bandit car, the police say, which explains the quick get away of the robbers. Winklebleck knows every road in and around Jonestown. It is understood that Bashore and Welch Implicated King in the Jonestown bank holdup, because, they claim, he "double - crossed" them in the split of the - money. King, it is said, took half of the loot, leaving the other half for Welch, Shearer and Bashore to split. King, police say, was implicated with Shearer, the. dead bandit, in a dairy holdup in Akron, in ..which $3300 was taken. 1 - ; 5 the in his

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