According to reports from WFSB and WTNH, there have been a rash of ATM thefts throughout the State of Connecticut recently.

News 8 says ATM thefts have been seen in East Granby, Guilford, Vernon, Manchester, Milford and Wallingford. Check out this surveillance video from Milford, Connecticut where thieves used a chain tied to their vehicle to pull an ATM machine out into the street.

This is a trend, a thing and yet nobody seems to be chatting about it, why? I realize we have some serious problems around the state but I don't think that should be a reason to overlook this. People are tearing open entire buildings to withdraw cash (machines)!? Let me be the first to say it, this is not good.

I wanted to address the crooks and say you can't Youtube "how to open an ATM machine" but that went to hell, when I typed that question into Youtube and found countless videos, showing people exactly how to do it. It requires some heavy duty tools, hardwork and patience but it can be done.

The streets of Connecticut have turned into a video game and the thieves have all the information they need to commit these crimes at their fingertips.

This is why I don't want to even go to the grocery store, there are people out here that think they are IN the movie Heat or for a more modern reference Grand Theft Auto.

P.S. Now that I'm aware people are officially stealing entire ATM machines, I'll keep tracking this developing story. Meaning, my friends and I will swap TikTok videos every time this happens.

15 of Connecticut's Most Wanted Bank Robbery Suspects of the 2020's

Imagine if you will, being passed a note that says "give me all the money." It sounds like a cheesy line from a low-budget Hollywood stinker but for some CT bank tellers it was a terrifying, real-life scenario. These are 15 of Connecticut's Most Wanted Bank Robbery Suspects of the 2020's.

NOTE: These are photos of suspects and all parties are innocent until proven guilty.

Gallery Credit: Lou Milano

6 of CT's Most Wanted Bank Robbery Suspects

Not every bank robbery is an open and shut case like I used to believe. I figure, it's the digital era, if they are on camera, they are getting caught but that is not how it always shakes out. According to CT Financial Crimes Most Wanted, the following 6 cases are open investigations, either by the police department, or the banks themselves. 

Gallery Credit: Lou Milano

In 1970, Two Men Robbed a Danbury Bank + Blew Up the Police Station

The story of the Pardue brothers, their connection to Danbury and what happened in the Hat City in February of 1970 came to us from Mike Allen. Every Tuesday Mike joins the Ethan and Lou Show on I-95 for a feature called "The Place You Live" and this week it was a local story unlike any I'd ever heard.

John Pardue was a 27-year-old man in 1970 who lived in Danbury, his brother James was 23, and living in Lusby, MD. Before the story finds its way to the Hat City, and the brothers rob the Union Savings Bank on Main Street, they had already racked up quite the list of astonishing crimes.

Prior to Danbury, they robbed banks in Lewisboro, NY, Georgetown, CT and Union, MO. They also killed their father, their grandmother, two other men who helped them pull off the robbery in Georgetown, CT and had, at minimum, a role in the death of an innocent Bridgeport man that they stole a car from. John and James Pardue were hardened criminals before their Danbury bank robbery.

Gallery Credit: Lou Milano