UPDATE: WI police arrest suspect believed linked to attempted robbery at Escanaba CU

Jul 17, 2019

UPDATE: Chippewa County, Wisconsin officials have identified the man as Jason Burgett, 42, of Wisconsin. He's lodged in the Chippewa County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond.

Jason Burgett
Credit Chippewa County, WI Sheriff's Department


LAKE HALLIE, WI--   Police in Escanaba and the FBI think a Milwaukee man may be linked to the attempted armed robbery of the Northern United Federal Credit Union on July 5. 

Credit Escanaba Department of Public Safety

Public Safety officers were notified on Monday of another armed robbery that happened in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin. The suspect, a 42-year-old Milwaukee man, was arrested after a brief chase. He was driving a black GMC Acadia at the time of the robbery and his capture.

Investigation by Wisconsin authorities, the FBI and the Escanaba Department of Public Safety have led them to believe the Lake Hallie suspect is linked to the Escanaba incident.

Nothing further will be released at this time. The investigation continues.