Wall Lake couple admit to four bank robberies

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December 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

A Wall Lake couple has admitted to four bank robberies. Court information shows that 48-year-old Jeffrey Alan Schoon and 40-year-old Roxena Lee Schoon pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank robberies, and Jeffrey pled guilty to four counts of bank robbery and one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a conspiracy. The information shows the Schoons robbed the Iowa State Bank in Odebolt on December 29 2011, on January 11, 2012, they robbed the Citizens First National Bank in Early, on January 28, 2012, they robbed the Westside State Bank in Vail. And finally, on March 23, 2012, they robbed the Heritage Bank in Lytton. All the banks were within 20 miles of their home in Wall Lake. Jefferey Schoon admitted to carrying guns and a Molotov Cocktail during the robberies. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

(Radio Iowa)