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For Immediate Release

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September 01, 2011 DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico
(505) 462-2330
Bank Robbery Suspect Captured

Albuquerque, NM - On September 1, 2011 Suspected Bank Robber Daniel Ryan Schoppe, 23 was arrested at the Motel 6, near Illif and Coors in NW Albuquerque. Schoppe was wanted by the United States Marshals Service in Albuquerque for an outstanding warrant for a Violation of his terms of Probation. Schoppe was also wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the Aug. 17 robbery of Wells Fargo bank, 3401 Coors Blvd. NW, Albuquerque.

The Marshals Service and FBI were working off a tip after someone recognized him in the surveillance footage of the Aug. 17 robbery. The Marshals Service in Albuquerque along with the Albuquerque Police Department canvassed hotels across the city and the Marshals Service located Schoppe at the Motel 6 near Iliff and Coors in NW Albuquerque. Schoppe was taken in to custody by the Marshals Service without incident September 1, 2011.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov

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