Rockford man faces charges in area bank robberies

Pedro Cordero
Pedro Cordero

Online Staff Report

Pedro Cordero, 52, of Rockford, has been arrested and charged in connection with three armed robberies, including the July 12 armed robbery at BMO Harris Bank, 2500 S. Alpine; the June 2 armed robbery at Associated Bank, 4400 Centre Terrace; and the May 8 armed robbery at U.S. Bank, 1100 E. State St.

Rockford police and the FBI had been investigating the robberies. Cordero was taken into custody by Rockford police during a traffic stop Sunday, July 13.

Cordero is being held on $50,000 bond.

Posted July 18, 2014

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