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Gas station layover lands alleged bank robbers in handcuffs

Folsom couple charged with robbing Roseville’s Bank of America
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Cody Oldach and Alexandra Holkko allegedly got away with a large sum of cash after they robbed the Bank of America in Roseville Square, Monday. However, stopping to fuel up their empty gas tank just two-and-a-half miles away from the scene of the crime proved a fateful decision. According to the Roseville Police Department, it was around 12:50 p.m. when Oldach, 22, and Holkko, 18, entered the bank. Oldach reportedly pulled out a butcher knife and then slid a note to a teller, threatening harm if he was not given a large sum of money. After the clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, the couple went outside and jumped in a vehicle, fleeing the area. However, they did not go far. Roseville Police spokeswoman Dee Dee Gunther said the pair stopped to fill up their gas tank at a service station near the intersection of Douglas Boulevard and Sierra College Boulevard, some 2.6 miles away from the shopping center that officers were rushing to. Bank tellers were able to immediately provide a detailed description of the both suspects. Gunther said a Roseville officer, responding to a possible sighting, found the two and arrested them on the spot. “They were refueling their vehicle,” Gunther said. “We’d been given pretty detailed descriptions of what they both looked like. An officer was canvassing a likely escape route and spotted them at the gas pumps.” Oldach and Holkko are both Folsom residents. They are currently being held at the Placer County Jail. Oldach is facing various charges, including robbery and conspiracy. His bail was set at $85,000. Holkko, who is suspected of driving the getaway car, was also arrested on robbery and conspiracy charges. Her bail was set at $50,000. ~Scott Thomas Anderson