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Published March 15, 2013, 03:58 PM

EGF Robbery Suspect Identified

East Grand Forks police have identified the man who stole a 74-year-old man's wallet in the alley behind the VFW. Michael Wade Zvirblis is charged with robbery. He faces 10 years in prison or a 20,000 dollar fine.

East Grand Forks police have identified the man who stole a 74-year-old man's wallet in the alley behind the VFW. Michael Wade Zvirblis is charged with robbery. He faces 10 years in prison or a 20,000 dollar fine.

The robbery happened shortly before 9pm Thursday night. According to the police the robber knocked the 74-year-old off his medical power scooter and took his wallet. He helped the man back on to his scooter then fled the scene. The suspect got away with 65 dollars in cash along with the victim's debit card. Police were able to get a good description of the suspect from VFW surveillance video. People at the VFW told the police the suspect had been in the VFW earlier and hinted towards not having a place to stay.

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