Suspect in credit-union robbery behind bars Thursday, also charged for Rock Island bank robbery

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UPDATE: Following his arrest in Davenport, the Rock Island Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Zachary Cahill in connection to the robbery of the US Bank at 3411 18th Avenue in Rock Island on June 18.

Cahill has been charged by the Rock Island Police with one count of aggravated robbery (class 1 felony) and one count of robbery (class 2 felony) with a bond set at $200,000.

EARLIER UPDATE: A 29-year-old Davenport man has been arrested in connection with a Wednesday robbery at a Davenport credit union.

About 10:30 a.m. Thursday, detectives from the Davenport and Rock Island police departments and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Zachary Cahill. and charged him with second-degree robbery in connection with the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union robbery on Wednesday, a news release says.

In addition to the robbery charge, Cahill is charged with first-degree theft in connection with a June 9 vehicle theft on the 1300 block of North Harrison Street.

Cahill also was arrested for outstanding warrants: two counts of probation violation, failure to appear – unauthorized use of a credit card out of Davenport, and a warrant from Bettendorf for second-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Cahill was being held Thursday night on a total $92,000 bond in Scott County Jail.

EARLIER: Davenport Police report that the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union branch on Kimberly Road was robbed around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Early information indicates a male subject entered, approached a teller, implied he had a weapon, and demanded money.

He then ran from the building after getting an undisclosed amount of cash.

Davenport Police detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.

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