Arrest Made in Brown Bag Robbery

Michael Fencel - 2007
Michael Fencel - 2007
Michael Fencel - 2005
Michael Fencel - 2005

Arrest Made in Brown Bag Robbery
By: Heartland News
Michael Fencel, 25, of Mounds, Illinois was arrested in connection with Tuesday morning's Brown Bag shooting and robbery.
Fencel was arrested in the northern Illinois town of Ottawa (southwest of Chicago).
Illinois State Police informed the Ottawa Police Department to be on the alert for Fencel because he has family living in the area.
Fencel is charged with:
  • 1st degree murder
  • Aggrevated battery with a firearm
  • Armed robbery
According to the Ottawa Police Department, he is being held in the La Salle County Jail on $1,000,000 bond.
Heartland News aired a story with Michael Fencel September 12, 2005.  Fencel claimed that his father (who lived in Gulfport, Mississippi) was missing after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.