Columbia Missouri Police Department
600 East Walnut Street ∙ Columbia, MO 65201
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Media Release ~ 6/3/11
UPDATE ON FLOW’S PHARMACY ROBBERY & BANK ROBBERY
On 6/2/11 at approximately 2:57 P.M., Louis Michael Patti was taken into custody by the FBI and the Columbia Police Department during a traffic stop at the intersection of Keene and Broadway. Patti admitted his involvement in both Flow’s Pharmacy Robberies and the Boone County National Bank Robbery. Patti also admitted his involvement in a bank robbery in the Kansas City area. A search warrant was served at Patti’s residence and evidence linking him to the robberies was located. Patti was arrested for three counts of First Degree Robbery and three counts of Armed Criminal Action.
On 3/17/11 at approximately 8:00 A.M., Officers were dispatched to 1506 E. Broadway, Flow’s Pharmacy, reference to a robbery. The victim reported that a white male entered the business, brandished a weapon and demanded controlled substances. The suspect fled the scene after he obtained bottles of controlled substance. Case Number 2011-002882.
On 5/13/11 at approximately 8:00 A.M., Officers were dispatched to 1506 E. Broadway, Flow’s Pharmacy, reference to a robbery. The victim reported that the same white male which robbed them on 3/17/11, entered the business and brandished a knife demanding merchandise. The suspect fled the business without obtaining any merchandise. Case Number 2011-005451.
On 5/20/11 at approximately 12:35 P.M., Officers were dispatched to 1916 Paris Road, Boone County National Bank, in reference to a robbery. The victim’s reported a white male suspect entered the business, made statements indicating he was in possession of a weapon and threatened to harm the victims. The suspect demanded money and fled the business with cash. Case Number 2011-005789.