Police seek Bacon in connection with 5 bank robberies

Posted at 4:01 PM, Mar 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-27 18:01:52-04

SALT LAKE CITY – Police in Salt Lake City are asking the public for help locating a man suspected in five different bank robberies.

Michael Alexander Bacon, 45, is described as a white male who stands 5-feet 11-inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He has a tanned face, blue eyes and is balding.

He is the prime suspect in the alleged robberies that occurred at: a Zions Bank at 870 North Highway 89 in North Salt Lake on February 2, a Mountain America Credit Union at 735 South State St. in Salt Lake City on February 19, a Zions Bank at 3712 West 3500 South in West Valley City on March 21, a US Bank at 922 East 2100 South in Salt Lake City on March 24, and a Chase Bank at 1306 East Woodland Ave. in Salt Lake City on March 24.

According to information from the Salt Lake City Police Department, investigators believe the suspect is traveling with his ex-wife, a 36-year-old female who is white and stands 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs 143 pounds. She has hazel eyes and red hair.

The news release states the two are in possession of a stolen car—a white 1994 Pontiac Sunbird with Utah license plate number Y848PP. The vehicle pictured above is not the same vehicle, but is the same make and model.

Anyone who sees Bacon or who knows where he is should call the Salt Lake City Police Department at (801) 799-3000. Tips may also be sent anonymously by texting the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Tipsters should reference case #14-27736.