Man charged with Pocatello bank robbery in court

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A 60-year-old man who was arrested in Montana last month on warrant charging him with robbing a U.S. Bank branch in Pocatello has made an initial court appearance.

Ronald Allen Shumaker of Pocatello appeared in court Thursday in Bannock County, where his bond was maintained at the $250,000 set in the arrest warrant.

He was appointed a public defender and his preliminary hearing was set for July 17.

Shumaker is charged with robbing the bank on June 17. He was arrested two days later in Deer Lodge County in Montana.