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Edward Joseph Lowen

Suspect allegedly held up bank with air pistol; used the stolen cash for money orders

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The suspect in last weekend's Akeley bank robbery had weapons at home, but mysteriously used an air pistol purchased 11 days earlier to allegedly commit the heist according to the criminal complaint.


Edward Joseph Lowen, who lives in Hubbard County, was arraigned Friday on three felony charges in connection with the heist.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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