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Police: ‘Boonie Hat Bandit’ Taken Into Custody In Connection With Salt Lake County Robberies

Sep 25, 2019, 11:49 AM
The "Boonie Hat Bandit." Photo provided by Unified Police Department

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Authorities have arrested a man who was wanted in connection with two Salt Lake County credit union robberies that took place this summer.

Dennis Leota, 40, was arrested Tuesday evening in Saratoga Springs, according to Unified police. The FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force took him into custody, police said.

Leota, who is being referred to as the “Boonie Hat Bandit,” was wanted in connection with the July 1 robbery of the Mountain America Credit Union at 1298 E. Murray Holladay Road, Unified police said in an August news release.

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Police: ‘Boonie Hat Bandit’ Taken Into Custody In Connection With Salt Lake County Robberies