Press Release: Bank Robbery (Imlay City)


Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office on behalf of Imlay City Police Department 



On Friday 09-13-2013 around 4:50 PM, Citizens First Savings (Talmer Bank) on S. Cedar Street in Imlay City was robbed by the individual depicted within the photographs above.

The individual approached and departed the bank by foot. This is an on-going investigation and a vehicle (or description) is currently not available. Investigator can established that the individual was on the westbound I-69 entrance ramp at M-53 in Imlay City following the robbery. It is believed that the suspect traveled west on I-69 in an unknown make or model of vehicle.


  • White male potentially dark complexion or Hispanic descent
  • Age range of 35 years old to 45 years old
  • Approximately 5-07 to 5-10 tall
  • Approximately weight of 175 pounds to 200 pounds
  • Described as having a wider nose
  • Goatee (stubble facial growth)
  • Wore a red in color wig
  • Wearing dark in color sunglasses
  • White long sleeve tee shirt
  • Light colored stocking style hat (either light gray or white)


This is a joint investigation by Imlay City Police Department, the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office, and the Flint Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Anyone who knows the identity of the above individual, please contact Imlay City Police Department at 810-724-2345 or Lapeer County Central Dispatch at 810-667-0292.

Detective Sgt. Jason Parks 810-245-1381

Press Release: Endangered Missing Found Deceased

Lapeer County SheriffOn Friday 03-01-2013 at 6:16 PM, Lapeer County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a residence located on a private drive off Diehl Road in Metamora (Hadley Township) for a missing 13 year old.The 13 year old (name being withheld) departed his residence between approximately 4:15 PM and 5:25 PM traveling by foot. There were circumstances that supported the individual was endangered and a firearm from the residence was unaccounted for. The residence is surrounded by woods, fields, and land owned by the State of Michigan (game area). An extensive search of the area was performed during the evening hours (after dark) on Friday 03-01-2013. Lapeer County Deputies were assisted by Michigan State Police Troopers (Lapeer Post), Michigan State Police CanineTeam, and the Oakland County Sheriffs Aviation Division. Around midnight, search efforts were temporarily suspended until morning.The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children was notified. Arrangements were established to resume on Saturday 03-02-2013 at 8 AM.

On Saturday 03-02-2013 at 8 AM, agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Flint Field Office) and Oakland County Sheriffs Office Aviation Division joined Lapeer County Sheriffs Deputies. The Lapeer County Sheriffs Mounted Division searched using horses. Ray C’s Cycles in Lapeer provided quad runners to aid with the ground search. Michigan Search and Rescue was responding with numerous canine teams.

Around 9:08 AM, the search came to an end when the missing was discovered deceased of a self inflicted gun shot wound in a wooded ravine within close distance to their residence.

This case remains under investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff s Office.

Bank Robbery Suspect Sought By Imlay City Police

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police, along with lawmen from the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept., Michigan State Police and FBI, are searching eastern Lapeer County for a lone gunman who walked into the Talmer Bank & Trust office at 10:40 a.m. March 2, 2012 on South Cedar Street demanding money.

Police are looking for a white man in his 20s with a medium build and brown hair. He’s believed to be armed with a handgun. He was said to be wearing a Nike-brand ball cap (red) and sun glasses.

The suspect is believed to have driven off in a four-door black or dark blue car, possibly a Chevrolet Malibu, that was heavily covered with dirt up to the door handles.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Imlay City Police Dept. at 810-724-2345.