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Detectives make arrest in Chelan County bucket loader bank heist case

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Clark Tellvik of Yakima was arrested in connection to this bank heist on September 13 in Entiat Clark Tellvik of Yakima was arrested in connection to this bank heist on September 13 in Entiat
CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. -

The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says an arrest has been made in a daring bank heist that took place in Entiat earlier this month. 

The initial incident happened in the early morning hours of September 13, when someone stole a large bucket loader from a construction company in Entiat and then used it to destroy a Cashmere Valley Bank ATM building in an effort to get to the ATM's vault. The suspect then used the bucket loader to load the vault into a stolen dump truck before driving off. 

On Friday, Chelan County detectives arrested the man they believe is responsible for the job. 

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Through tips, interviews and evidence, detectives arrested 45-year-old Clark Tellvik of Yakima in connection to the crime. Tellvik was booked into jail for two counts of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, 1st Degree Theft and 1st Degree Malicious Mischief. 

Detectives are still processing a substantial amount of evidence and believe Tellvik had help committing the crime from at least one other person. If you have any information on the case, you're asked to call the Chelan County Sheriff's Office Tip Line at 509-667-6845. 

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