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Man Accused of Robbing Bank an Hour After His Release

Man Accused of Robbing Bank an Hour After His Release

Lane County Jail (EUGENE, Ore.) — An Oregon man could very well have set a record for the shortest stretch of time between lockups, requiring a mere 55 minutes to land himself back in jail after being released.Christopher Franklin Weaver, 33, walked o…

FBI Identifies Rexburg Bank Robber as ‘AK-47′ Bandit; FBI, Idaho Credit Union Offer Rewards Up to $70,000

FBI Identifies Rexburg Bank Robber as ‘AK-47′ Bandit; FBI, Idaho Credit Union Offer Rewards Up to $70,000

  REXBURG – The FBI has dubbed a bank robber who forced bank employees and customer into a vault as the “AK-47 Bandit.” Officials made the announcement Thursday the male who robbed the East Idaho Credit Union in Rexburg shot in a police officer in a previous bank robbery in California. On Feb. 29, the […]

FBI Offers Reward in Rexburg Bank Robbery

FBI Offers Reward in Rexburg Bank Robbery

REXBURG – Police are still searching for a suspect that robbed a credit union in Rexburg Wednesday and are asking the public’s help in identifying the man. The suspect robbed the East Idaho Credit Union located at 412 Grand Loop at approximately 4:30 p.m. The suspect was able to get away with an undisclosed amount […]

L.A. Cops Searching for Bandits Who Strapped Fake Bomb to Bank Employee

L.A. Cops Searching for Bandits Who Strapped Fake Bomb to Bank Employee

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Authorities in California are searching for a pair of bandits who allegedly kidnapped a bank manager, strapped what they said were explosives to her stomach and ordered her to rob her own bank. The robbers made off with a “sign…

‘Plain Jane Bandit’ Goes on Bank Robbery Spree

‘Plain Jane Bandit’ Goes on Bank Robbery Spree

Los Angeles Field Office(LOS ANGELES) — A bank robber known as the “Plain Jane Bandit” is believed to have hit six Los Angeles area banks in recent weeks, including four in a 24-hour period.During the robberies, the woman uses written and …

Bulb-Eating Bank Robber Busted

Bulb-Eating Bank Robber Busted

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A New York City man who sought fame by breaking painful records like speed-eating light bulbs apparently isn’t too bright. Cops were looking for Robert Williams in connection with a string of eleven bank robberies in…

Police Stop, Handcuff Every Adult at Intersection

Police Stop, Handcuff Every Adult at Intersection

Comstock/Thinkstock(AURORA, Colo.) — Police in Aurora, Colo., searching for suspected bank robbers stopped every car at an intersection, handcuffed all the adults and searched the cars, one of which they believed was carrying the suspect.Police said t…

Bank Robbery Fails When Suspect Gets Stuck in Air Duct

Bank Robbery Fails When Suspect Gets Stuck in Air Duct

Hemera/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — He wore a dreadlocks wig, covered his face, and plotted his escape. But the one thing a bank robber in suburban Chicago didn’t account for, according to police, was getting stuck in an air duct.Charles Estell, 38, wa…

Teller Thwarts Attempted Bank Robbery by Saying Bank Closed

Teller Thwarts Attempted Bank Robbery by Saying Bank Closed

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A bold Chicago bank teller foiled an attempted heist by politely telling the alleged robber with a demand note that the bank was closed and she should come back tomorrow. The woman was arrested when she came back a fe…

Former University Student President Robs Bank

Former University Student President Robs Bank

Meghan Darcy Melnyk(CALGARY, Canada) — In a promotional video for Mount Royal University in Calgary, an interviewer asks student council president Meghan Darcy Melnyk what her fellow students might not guess about her.“I’m a dork. I play…

Bank Hostage Standoff Ends in Fiery Shootout

Bank Hostage Standoff Ends in Fiery Shootout

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(BUENA PARK, Calif.) — A bank manager at a Southern California bank who was held hostage has been rescued safely following a fiery shootout between a robbery suspect and SWAT team officers.Police and SWAT team officers shot the sus…

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