1 of 4 pleads guilty in Flora bank robberies

Booking photo shows Jacob DeWeese. (Photo Provided/Carroll County Jail)
Booking photo shows Jacob DeWeese. (Photo Provided/Carroll County Jail)

CARROLL COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — One of the men charged in the Flora bank robberies from February is admitting to his crime.

Jacob Deweese, 28, of Kokomo pleaded guilty to armed robbery Wednesday.

The Salin Bank on West Columbia Street was robbed Feb. 4 and Feb. 18. During both robberies, the suspects displayed a weapon and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Following a four-month investigation by Flora and Kokomo police departments, four people were arrested and charged including DeWeese. The others are: Cameron Zimmerman, 22, of Scottsburg; Darrise Collins, 18, of Kokomo; and Malik Black, 18, of Indianapolis.

At this time, Deweese is the only person to plead guilty for the crime.

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