No. 05-2838.

474 F.3d 984 (2007)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Henry C. RENKEN, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided January 31, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael Lang (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Michael J. Petro (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before POSNER, EVANS, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.

EVANS, Circuit Judge.

A jury convicted Henry Renken of bank robbery (and using a firearm while committing the robbery) after concluding that he had held up the NorthSide Community Bank in Gurnee, Illinois, and relieved it of over $18,000 in cash before making his getaway on, of all things, a bicycle. As he fled, the college-educated Renken (he earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1976) proclaimed, "You can thank President...

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