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updated: 7/8/2014 4:49 PM

Waukegan man accused of three bank robberies

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  • Eric D. Fulton

      Eric D. Fulton


Waukegan police have arrested a 53-year-old man suspected of robbing three local banks.

Eric D. Fulton, of the 600 block of Pine Street in Waukegan, was apprehended Monday. Authorities believe he robbed NorStates Bank branches on June 21, June 27 and July 5.

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The first and third robberies occurred at the branch at 1601 N. Lewis Ave., according to a news release, while the second took place at the branch at 3233 Grand Ave.

During each incident, the bank robber gave a note demanding money, according to the news release. The thief took just over $4,000 from the June 21 robbery, just over $4,600 from the June 27 robbery and just over $3,000 from the July 5 robbery.

On Monday, detectives were following up on various leads when they found Fulton "in the area of" Grand Avenue and Butrick Street. Fulton fled from the officials in a vehicle but was taken into custody in the area of Glen Flora Avenue and North Avenue, according to the news release.

Fulton was turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigations. He will be charged federally.

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