Man arrested after alleged Dubuque Dunkin’ Donuts armed robbery

Andrew Michael Popp, 24, of Woodbury, Minn.
Andrew Michael Popp, 24, of Woodbury, Minn.(Courtesy: Dubuque Police)
Published: Sep. 29, 2022 at 9:08 AM CDT
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - A man was arrested in Maquoketa after police alled that he robbed a Dubuque Dunkin’ Donuts while displaying a gun on Thursday morning.

At around 5:14 a.m., Dubuque Police said that they were sent to a report of an armed robbery at the Dunkin’ location at 2660 Dodge Street. The person allegedly involved was described as a white male that entered the store, showed a handgun, and then demanded money. He then fled the store in a red Chrysler 200 with an undisclosed sum, according to police.

Police said they were able to track the man’s vehicle, which had been reported stolen in Lancaster, Wisc., using traffic cameras, indicating it was headed southbound on U.S. Highway 151/U.S. Highway 61. Law enforcement officials in Maquoketa spotted the vehicle in their city and were able to take the man, identified as Andrew Popp, of Woodbury, Minn., into custody.

Popp was charged by Maquoketa Police with second-degree theft and interference with official acts. Dubuque Police said they intend to charge Popp with first-degree robbery in connection to the initial incident.

No one was injured in the course of the initial incident and subsequent arrest.