Police: Man robbed Rockford bank naked, spit on officer

August 15, 2014

Staff Report

Rockford police say a man robbed a downtown bank while nude Friday, Aug. 15.

According to a police report, 32-year-old Ezekiel Deanda emerged from the basement at Associated Bank at 612 N. Main St., naked, and demanded money from a teller around 11 a.m., Friday. He then ran back to the basement and got dressed. That’s when police arrived and wrestled him to the ground.

During the struggle, Deanda allegedly spit on one of the officers.

Police say Deanda entered the bank through the south door and made his way to the basement, where he disrobed. He is charged with robbery, resisting and battery to a police officer.


One Comment

  1. Almost Retired

    August 16, 2014 at 9:53 am

    I hope they remembered to take a toxicology screen and have him evaluated for mental illness!!

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