Female Armed Robber Sentenced 03 Feb 12

A Norwood Young America woman who robbed a bar in Chaska at gunpoint last year has been sentenced to over 4 years prison. 45-year-old Roberta Ann Michel faced multiple charges for the incident at Kelly’s Bar in Chaska on May 11th of 2011. Michel entered the bar at approximately 1:45pm that day and pulled a gun on the bartender, demanding all the money in the till. She made off with around $400 in cash, but was identified through surveillance video and arrested at her home in a few days later. A loaded pistol was found in the home as well. Michel pleaded guilty to 1st-degree aggravated robbery and was sentenced to 58 months in prison.