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Update:Names released of man and woman arrested near Detroit Lakes on FBI bank robbery warrant; search for gun conducted

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In the late evening hours of September 01 on Hwy 10 three miles east of Detroit Lakes, Becker County, a Minnesota State Patrol trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding. Upon further investigation it was learned there was a warrant, from the FBI, for the driver in relation to a bank robbery in Gilby, N.D.

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The driver, William Randall Collins, 46, of Nashville, Tehnn., was taken into custody and later turned over to the FBI. Another individual, Debra Kay Jensen, 47,of Grand Forks, N.D. was also taken into custody and after investigation was released with no charges.

Upon checking it was discovered that the vehicle was listed as stolen from a dealership in Florida. The vehicle was secured in a storage facility by the State Patrol office in Detroit Lakes. The FBI was informed and conducted a search of the vehicle and seized several items.

Since the individual was believed to be armed, but no gun was observed at the traffic stop, the State Patrol brought in a dog trained to detect explosive and gun powder residue and then conducted a search of the roadside near the traffic stop. This was done to help maintain public safety in the event a gun was tossed out of the vehicle. No gun was found and the search was called off.

In the late evening hours of September 01 on Hwy 10 three miles east of Detroit Lakes in Becker County a Minnesota State Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding.

Since the individual was believed to be armed, but no gun was observed at the traffic stop, the State Patrol brought in a dog trained to detect explosives and gun powder residue and then conducted a search of the roadside near the traffic stop. This was done to help maintain public safety in the event a gun was tossed out of the vehicle. No gun was found and the search was called off.

Upon further investigation it was learned there was a warrant, from the FBI, for the driver in relation to a bank robbery. A couple of individuals were taken into custody at the scene. The vehicle was displaying MN license plates but was discovered to be a stolen vehicle out of Florida.

The State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Becker County Sheriff's office, Detroit Lakes and Frazee Police departments. The State Patrol is continuing to assist the FBI with their investigation. The names of the individuals taken into custody are not being released at this time pending the filing of charges.

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