Invader, Homeowner Arrested Following Armed Robbery

HUDSON, Wis. (WCCO/AP) — Police have arrested a homeowner after he was held at gunpoint and robbed in Hudson, Wis. early Monday morning, reports say.

According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, both 26-year-old Michael Wayne Schwartzkopf, of Fond du Lac, and Steven Iverson, of Hudson, were taken into custody on Monday.

Police say Schwartzkopf forced his way into Iverson’s home, bound him with “zip ties” and stole several handguns and cash from a safe in the garage.

Officers called in St. Croix County sheriff’s deputies and their tracking dog, which led them to a house about a block away. A resident of the house, Yang Thor, told officers he had just given a ride to a man who said his vehicle broke down. Thor said he dropped the man off at a Kwik Trip gas station.

“In the process, I’m glad nothing real bad came out of it,” Thor said.

Officers and deputies went to the gas station, removed the clerks and arrested Schwartzkopf as he left the men’s room.

Authorities said they recovered a backpack in the store that contained a loaded handgun and cash.

However, it was reported that Iverson himself was also taken into custody shortly thereafter when police allegedly found drugs inside his home.
Both were booked by St. Croix County authorities.

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  • BlackMan

    He is waiting til he see piture of the person or his race.

    • what!?!

      and it’s a white guy! woot!

      • just sayin

        sure, 1 out of 50 are.

        • Yeah

          And I also make stuff up out of thin air too!!

          The voices in my head tell me to.

        • markH

          I thought it was 1:46, but I won’t quibble.

          • bicker?

            1 in 2 but why bicker. Today it’s more like 2-1. LMAO

  • Ellen

    The victim needs to keep a handgun close by and at the ready so
    he can shoot any intruder & save the cost of court and imprisonment!

  • Untitled

    Hmmmm, tied up.

  • What an odd story

    Robs the guy, and then goes to the neighbor and asks for a ride? That seems pretty strange. he stole several handguns, but minutes later the recovered only 1? Very odd story, many holes

    • tony r

      you cant forget how the getaway driver completely took off after he went in the house, yet hes still lookin at 60 years if they ever catch him

  • Big Bob

    Something don’t smell right! Drugs, Cash, Guns!!!
    someone got ripped off! The jails are full of guys like these two!!

  • Richard in Minneapolis

    Schwartzkopf? More like DUMMKOPF!

  • ahem

    More proof that honky are losers too.
    Why worry – you guys win the awards today for sleaze and stupidity.
    Way to go whitey

    • What a joke

      Still better than the darknesses!!

      • BlackMan

        It’s just funny how whites speak what is in their mind when they are drunk. It’s 95% true according to black researcher.

  • HDMC

    HA! busted robbing a drug dealer. this is a Win-Win for everyone.

  • Sherlock Homey

    Sounds like a dealer got busted by one of his customers. A walking robbery? Cmon…

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