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Bank robbery suspect must provide palm print; Match sought in 2006 Hometown Bank case.

Byline: Gary V. Murray

WORCESTER - A suspect in a 2006 Webster bank Webster Bank is a bank based based out of Waterbury, Connecticut. It is the largest Connecticut based bank and the 42nd largest in the United States. History
Webster was founded in 1935 by Harold Webster Smith.
 robbery was ordered by a judge yesterday to provide prosecutors with his palm prints for comparison to palm prints found at the scene of the crime.

Rafal S RAFaL (Regroupement des associations étudiantes de la faculté des lettres) is a faculty association of all students in the Literature faculty of Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada. . Orlowski, 25, of 1A Pearl St., Webster, is charged with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery in an Aug. 22, 2006, holdup at the Hometown Bank on Main Street in Webster. His case is scheduled for trial June 24 in Worcester Superior Court.

Assistant District Attorney Michael D. McHugh filed a motion last month seeking court approval to obtain palm prints from Mr. Orlowski to compare to prints state police recovered from a counter and a door at the Webster bank after the robbery. Judge Peter W. Agnes allowed the motion yesterday over the objections of Mr. Orlowski's lawyer, James J. Kaeding.

Mr. McHugh showed Judge Agnes surveillance photographs taken at the time of the holdup that depicted a man wearing sunglasses sunglasses  A tinted pair of glasses used to ↓ light arriving at the eye, which are labeled according to the amount of UV light blocked; nonprescription glasses are classified according to use and amount of UV radiation blocked

 and a baseball cap - a man prosecutors allege was Mr. Orlowski - with his hand on the counter of the bank.

"In the case at bar, the defendant's palm print impressions will probably produce evidence relevant to the question of the defendant's guilt," Mr. McHugh said in his motion.

In allowing the motion, Judge Agnes said Mr. Orlowski had no Fifth Amendment privilege in connection with the requested evidence because it was not testimonial in nature.

Mr. Orlowski is being held on $100,000 cash bail and has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Two others have also been charged in the bank heist Bank Heist is a maze video game developed by 20th Century Fox for the Atari 2600.

Each level in Bank Heist is a maze-like city (similar to Pac-Man). The objective of the game is to rob as many banks as possible while avoiding the police.

David J David J. Haskins (b. April 24, 1957, in Northampton, England) is a British alternative rock musician. He was the bassist for the seminal gothic rock band Bauhaus. Life and work . Pelletier, 55, of 15 Fifth Ave., Webster, who allegedly drove the getaway car getaway car n the thieves' getaway car → el coche en que huyeron los ladrones

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 and called in a bomb threat prior to the robbery to draw police to the opposite end of town, is awaiting trial on charges of armed robbery, making a bomb threat and conspiring to commit armed robbery.

Mr. Pelletier's 45-year-old fiancee, Leeann Rodenmacher, of the same address, is charged with conspiring to commit armed robbery and being an accessory, after the fact, to armed robbery. Ms. Rodenmacher is also charged with robbing an elderly woman at knife point Sept. 19, 2006, in Webster.

Police reports indicated Ms. Rodenmacher confessed to the earlier crime and provided authorities with details of the Hometown Bank holdup while en route to her court arraignment A criminal proceeding at which the defendant is officially called before a court of competent jurisdiction, informed of the offense charged in the complaint, information, indictment, or other charging document, and asked to enter a plea of guilty, not guilty, or as otherwise permitted  in an attempt to negotiate leniency le·ni·en·cy  
n. pl. le·ni·en·cies
1. The condition or quality of being lenient. See Synonyms at mercy.

2. A lenient act.

Noun 1.

Mr. Pelletier and Ms. Rodenmacher have pleaded not guilty. Each is being held on $10,000 cash bail.
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Date:Apr 11, 2008
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