From Bloody Nose To Court Room

From Bloody Nose To Court Room

From Bloody Nose To Court Room

Bloody noses are commonplace in the sport of boxing, but for Toledo boxer Martin Tucker, a nosebleed suffered during a fight in April turned out to be more than unlucky. It was life-changing.

Tucker sustained a bloody nose during a bout in Toledo, and afterward Special Agent Robert Schmitz snagged a Q-Tip swab that had been used to clean Tucker's nose. The DNA from the Q-tip matched DNA from a mask worn during a bank robbery in 2009.

According to the Detroit News, Tucker was arrested on Tuesday and charged with robbing a bank and using a firearm during a crime of violence.

Tucker's arrest caps off a three-year search which started after two men stole $5,379 from a bank in July 2009. Authorities matched DNA for Quentin A. Sherer, who they believe to be one of the robbers, but they did not have a DNA match for Tucker. After seeing a photo of Sherer and Tucker on Myspace, the FBI began to investigate Tucker.

The rest is history.

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