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Incident Report for Case #2018-468164

Incident Type


Incident Date

12/03/2018 - 1:56 PM


1130 Williamson St. (Spirit gas station)


Male, white, 50-60 years old, wearing sunglasses with a scarf over his face and a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.


Douglas D. Dederich, age 49, no permanent address
Dederich was arrested for armed robbery - two counts.



Yesterday, the MPD arrested Douglas D. Dederich, age 49, for two recent robberies: one that took place on November 28th at Wayne's Automotive, 220 Cottage Grove Rd.; the other happening at Spirit Gas Station on December 3rd.  


Surveillance photos have been added to this release. Anyone with information on the identity of the robber is asked to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.


Last updated 12/14/2018 at 9:43 AM by PIO Joel Despain


 A robber claimed he had a gun, but no weapon was seen, during an afternoon holdup at Spirit gas station, 1130 Williamson St. The criminal was wearing sunglasses and had a scarf over his face. He got money from the till, then fled on foot toward McPike Park.

Released 12/03/2018 at 3:01 PM by PIO Joel Despain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.

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