Two held in bank burglary attempt
HAGER CITY -- Two Minnesota men were arrested early Tuesday morning for burglary and other charges at Hiawatha National Bank in Hager City.
Roger Bugh, 39, Fridley, Minn., and Michael K. Schumann, 42, St. Paul, were taken into custody by the Pierce County Sheriff's Department at about 1:30 a.m.
They are currently in the Pierce County jail pending their first court appearance, which had yet yet been scheduled on Tuesday.
At about 1 a.m., Pierce County dispatch received an alarm call from the bank. Members from the sheriff's department arrived on scene, assisted by the Red Wing Police Department and the Goodhue County Sheriff's Department.
Upon arrival, they found Bugh and Schumann attempting to steal money from an ATM machine located outside the bank building, according to police reports.
Bugh was arrested on felony charges of burglary and possession of burglary tools, along with entry into a locked coin box, criminal damage to property and resisting/obstructing an officer.
Schumann was also arrested on felony burglary and possession of burglary tools, along with felony criminal damage to ATM machine and entry into a locked coin box.
Previous Wisconsin court records show that Bugh was found guilty of theft of movable property in St. Croix County in 2005.
He was also charged with possession of burglary tools and entry into locked coin box, but those charges were subsequently dismissed.
Court records show that Bugh has spent time behind bars in Minnesota for several felony charges, including third-degree burglary, theft, criminal damage to property and second-degree burglary, according to Minnesota court records.
Earlier this month, Bugh spent three days in jail in the Twin Cities for giving a false name to a police officer, the records indicate.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said additional information and details about the Hiawatha National Bank incident will be released later this week.