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robbery - 8 -------and ;1 Youth Taken Into Custody In...
8 -------and ;1 Youth Taken Into Custody In Minnesota James Fennimore Cooper, 21, of R. 2, La Crosse, who fled Sunday after being stopped for question- ing, Monday was taken into custo- dy near Spring Grove, Minn. d^l'shenff William Boma said Mon- day afternoon that he will . "on Co°!*r lat*r/his afternoon concerning any of four possible charges Cooper could face. Coop-; cr was held in the Houston County; Jail in Caledonia. Cooper, on parole from Green and recently! , * ■ Ray Reformatory and recently: employed at a Hokah, Minn., area farm, was stopped at 1:20 Sunday during a radar check. Officer Harold Motschenbacher ,of the L* Crosse County Traffic! , , , . , afteriobserved one license plate hang­ from a single 15011 Police halted Cooper at Highway 116 and County Trunk PH. The of- ficer became suspicious when he ☆ Cooper told that the plate Motschenbacher Motscnenoacner had been loaned Grosse a day or two earlier. Also questioned by Motschen-j Shadier was Arthur Hesse, 19, .T . ^,MrRSfBar ar;,M0n' Mid- H- 42. But a check later re- islvealed that Mrs Nelson had'trad- :!i|rftte car to D^J Motes of ifa Salem, a passenger in the cap- , _ Cooper suddenly got in the car !and left the scene, heading west on PH. Hesse was left standing at 501 the roadside as Motschenbacher Off in pursuit. i The pursujt devdop(;d speeds; over 80 miles an hour. At the of PH and SS Cooper ran through a stop sign and en- 0 , 1 tersection 1 j , _ , , . tere the Jim Johnson driveway !ooinaar e a^y own , , 0?p^j ™n turned into a ,cld- Th0 Pat™> oar ,ol'°"od shout one-half mile thiough the field. The Cooper.driven car was f?Und Sta“Cd fd V,aCa‘ed °" Sl Cooper, according to the report, j6503?6 100 e s- ; it it it 1 Hesse was still standing at the when Motschenbacher rnaHsidp roaasiae returned. He was lodged in Coun- ^ty Jail> Hesse said that G00^ picked him up along with Ernest Roberts at 11 P-m* Saturday in o West Salem. They went to Spar- ‘a later took Roberts home, 21 ?0: s<’od h"1"* >»»»-»»•»: «»»r tioned about the June 12 robbing « Ted Nelson' Larson Coulee.; West Salem, Hesse, later feed-;^VioprroH reutV, 4Vin mhhnr,. Vin! !char8ed w^h the robbery, said he and David Edberg, 18, West Sa- lpm rnhhpJ Mplcnn nf un ; ’em, robbed Nelson of $40. Edberg also admitted the Nel- ; I son robbery later when picked up and Jailed- He gave officials statement. * Cooper faces four charges; driving 84 miles an hour at night, stop sign violation, failure to stop for officer’s warning and car theft.

Clipped from The La Crosse Tribune19 Jun 1961, MonPage 2

The La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, Wisconsin)19 Jun 1961, MonPage 2
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