Former Minneapolis Cop Pleads Guilty To Robbery

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 5:54 am

A former Minneapolis police officer who robbed a bank at gunpoint in January has pleaded guilty to five other armed robberies.

The Associated Press reports that twenty-nine-year-old Timothy Carson plead guilty Wednesday, Sept. 22 in Hennepin County to five counts of aggravated robbery.

According to the criminal complaint, he committed the robberies on different days in December and January. He used a pistol each time, and his victims included a coffee shop, a Super America store and a woman at a bus stop.

Carson will be sentenced Oct. 6.

He is already serving eight years in federal prison for robbing an Apple Valley bank at gunpoint. He’s accused of other robberies and attempted robberies in Dakota County.

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