Burlington man arrested for August robberies of Libraries

A Burlington man was arrested for the armed robberies of libraries in Racine County on September 30 by Racine County Sheriff’s Office.

Simon Rubio was taken into custody. Rubio was conveyed to the Racine County Jail where he is currently being held on several felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incidents mentioned above. Rubio is also currently being held on a probation hold from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

On August 6 at 11:43 AM the Racine County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an armed robbery that occurred at the Village of  Rochester Library Deputies immediately responded to the scene and began a preliminary investigation into the incident. Approximately 15 minutes after the initial call, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of an attempted robbery at the Village of Waterford library. Investigators and responding deputies immediately determined that the Waterford and Rochester incidents were related and launched a full scale investigation into the matter.

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