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Tanning Salons & Sandwich Shops Among Targeted Businesses

A 46-year old Madison man has been charged with 5 counts of robbery following a MPD investigation. The probe connected Mr. David L. Parker to a crime spree that included the following strong-armed robberies:

• L.A. Tan, 3162 Maple Grove Rd, date of occurrence 4/30/12

• Jimmy John's, 1791 Thierer Rd, date of occurrence 1/26/13

• Milio's, 2202 E Johnson St, date of occurrence 1/26/13

• Merle Norman, 4240 East Towne Blvd, date of occurrence 2/1/13

• L.A. Tan, 4102 Lien Rd, date of occurrence 2/1/13

According to online Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (WCCA) records, Mr. Parker's criminal history includes two prior robbery convictions in Dane County: one in 1987, and a second in 1994. Following the '94 conviction, for armed robbery, he was sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison.


  • Joel DeSpain, 266-4897