Incident Summary:

6/22/1995: Two members of the Aryan Republican Army robbed the Guaranty Bank in Glendale, Wisconsin, United States. Before leaving the bank, the perpetrators left a fake bomb and set off a smoke grenade. A live grenade was also left in the getaway car. It is unknown exactly how much money was stolen because the money was attached to a dye pack used by the bank as a security device. While the robbers were driving away, the dye pack exploded and only $30,000 was able to be salvaged.



United States

North America

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Barricade Incident)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Guaranty Bank
Specific Description Guaranty Bank, Glendale Wisconsin
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Fake Weapons
Sabotage Equipment
Weapon Details
Star 9-millimeter pistol, fake bomb, smoke grenade, and a live grenade
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) No
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Additional Information Pete Langan stole money from the bankteller and Richard Guthrie stole money from the vault.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Aryan Republican Army No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Mark S. Hamm, "In Bad Company: America's Terrorist Underground," Northeastern University Press, 2002.
Mark S. Hamm, "Terrorism as Crime: From Oklahoma City to Al-Qaeda and Beyond," New York University Press, 2007.