(9-12-19) An arrest warrant was issued today for David Abram Ziesel (40) from West Palm Beach for robbing the Oakwood branch of State Bank. Thursday at approximately 3:00 p.m. Ziesel walked into the probation office in West Palm Beach for a scheduled appointment in the same van that was photographed leaving the scene of the robbery yesterday.
Ziesel was taken into custody by the Palm Beach Police Department, and transported to the Palm Beach County Jail to await extradition back to Paulding County in Ohio.
Oakwood, Ohio (9-11-19) —Today shortly after 9:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to 218 North First Street, Oakwood, Ohio, regarding a bank robbery.
A man entered the bank around 9:12 a.m. dressed in dark pants, a light colored hooded jacket with a black stripe. He was wearing a mask over his face with a ball hat on, and had black gloves on. He was carrying a blue bag. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
There were no customers in the bank at the time of the robbery. Neither of the two bank tellers was injured. The suspect could have had a weapon in his possession, but did not brandish it.
A potential getaway vehicle is a white 2000’s model Chevy cargo style van. The van has black rims and paint chipping away from the top. It could have an Indiana registration on the back.
Sheriff Jason K. Landers
“My investigators are following some leads right now. They are working with multiple agencies. I am glad no one was hurt as a result of this senseless crime. If any has information related to this crime, please call us.”
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigators working alongside the Oakwood Police Department. The FBI is involved as well.
If anyone has information regarding this investigation or any other crime, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 419-399-3791. You can also leave information via Facebook by searching Facebook/Paulding County Sheriff’s Office or view our website at www.pauldingohsheriff.com and leave an email for the Sheriff. You may also leave an anonymous tip via the website by scrolling to the bottom of any page and clicking on “send us an anonymous tip.”