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FBI ARRESTS MAN FOR ALLEGEDLY ROBBING LA MESA BANK

February 19, 2011 (La Mesa)--San Diego FBI Special Agent eith Slotter, announces the arrest of Cesar Daniel Flores, age 20, of Imperial Beach. He is charged with robbing Bank of the West in La Mesa on February 4th.

MAN ROBS BANK, USES MOTORHOME AS GETAWAY VEHICLE

 

January 28, 2011 (Rancho Bernardo) – The FBI and San Diego Police seek the public’s help to identify a bank robber who robbed the Navy Federal Credit Union at 17030 Bernardo Center Drive around 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25th. The man, who is around 50 years old, and wore a green baseball cap demanded money from a teller and fled with the cash in an older model motorhome.

BANK ROBBERY IN LA MESA

 

January 27, 2011 (La Mesa)- On Tuesday, January 25 at 9:37 a.m., a lone suspect robbed the Pacific West Bank at 7966 La Mesa Boulevard. He handed a teller a demand note and fled on foot with the cash. No weapon was displayed and no one was harmed. Police called in the ASTREA helicopter to assist, but were unable to locate the suspect, who was last seen near La Mesa Blvd. and Guava Avenue.

FBI SEEKS PUBLIC HELP TO IDENTIFY UMBRELLA-TOTING BANK ROBBER WITH ORANGE GLASSES, BANDAID ON FACE

 

January 1, 2010 (El Cajon)--The FBI and local law enforcement are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the man responsible for robbing the Wells Fargo Bank, 2366 Jamacha Road, El Cajon, on Monday, December 20th. The suspect entered the bank at around 3:05 p.m. carrying a black umbrella in his right hand to conceal the right side of his face. Once at the teller counter, the robber pulled out a demand note using his left hand.

SERIAL BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED, FBI ANNOUNCES

December 15, 2010 (San Diego)-- The FBI today announced the arrest of Sammy William Thomas,  27.  Thomas was taken into custody on December 8 by Agents and Officers from the FBI, San Diego Police Department, El Cajon Police Department and the California Department of Corrections. 

 

He is charged with nine bank robberies, including several banks in East County.

U.S. BANK ROBBED IN EL CAJON: SUSPECT SOUGHT

 

November 19, 2010 (El Cajon) -- The FBI and El Cajon Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who robbed the US Bank inside of the Albertsons grocery store, 1608 Broadway, El Cajon, California, on Thursday, November 18 at approximately 4 p.m.

SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS OF BANK ROBBER RELEASED; AUTHORITIES SEEK PUBLIC HELP TO IDENITFY SUSPECT

 

 November 8, 2010 (San Diego) -- The FBI and San Diego Police Department seekthe public’s assistance to identify a man responsible for robbing the Chase Bank at 6116 Mission Gorge Road, San Diego, on Saturday, November 6th at 3 p.m. The robber made a verbal demand for money in a soft but intense tone of voice, according to FBI special agent Darrell Foxworth. At one point during he stated “don’t mess with me.” The teller provided the robber a sum of money and he left on foot.

CHASE BANK ON MISSION GORGE ROBBED

 

November 6, 2010 (San Diego) – Chase Bank at 6116 Mission Gorge Road in the Grantville area was robbed at 3:02 p.m. this afternoon, Sgt. Ray Battrick with the San Diego Police reports.

SUSPECT IS ARRESTED, CONFESSES TO ROBBING BANK IN SPRING VALLEY, FBI REPORTS

 

November 6, 2010 (Spring Valley)--FBI and San Diego Sheriff’s Department announce the arrest of Christoff Arthur Michael Lerczak, 36. Charges were filed with the U.S. District Court yesterday against Lerczak, who is accused of robbing Bank of the West at 9832 Campo Road, Spring Valley on November 4.  

FBI & SDPD SEEK PUBLIC HELP TO ID SERIAL BANK ROBBER


Thief may drive a beige Mitsubishi sedan

November 6, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) --The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man believed responsible for robbing three San Diego banks within the last month. The latest robbery was the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 5624 Mission Center Road on Tuesday, November 2. The same robber is also suspected of bank robberies in the College and Mission Gorge areas, according to special agent Darrell Foxworth with the FBI’s San Diego office.

WELLS FARGO ROBBED IN EL CAJON BY TATTOOED THIEF; ROBBER MAY HAVE FLED IN RED SPORTS CAR

 

October 26, 2010 (El Cajon) – El Cajon Police seek the public’s help to locate a man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at 1235 Avocado in El Cajon at 2:35 p.m. today.

 

PAIR OF BANK ROBBERIES IN COLLEGE & GRANTVILLE AREAS

October 15, 2010 (San Diego) – Two bank robberies occurred today in the College East and Grantville areas, Officer David Stafford with the San Diego Police reports.

FBI & SD POLICE ARREST “SUN HAT BANDIT” ; TEEN ACCUSED OF ROBBING LOCAL BANKS

 

June 10, 2010 (San Diego) –Victoria Wilkerson, 19, of San Diego has been arrested for suspicion of robbing banks in Spring Valley, the College area, and Mission Valley. San Diego FBI Special Agent in Charge Keith Slotter announces the arrest of Victoria Wilkerson yesterday at 10 a.m. in the 4000 block of Vandever in San Diego, California.

GUN-TOTING ROBBERS STRIKE WELLS FARGO IN LAKE MURRAY AREA

 

Police seek getaway vehicle, a silver Ford Explorer


June 9, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Two robbers held up a Wells Fargo Branch on Navajo Road near State Route 125 in the Lake Murray area at 9:45 this morning. “They burst in and ordered customers to the floor,” an employee at another Wells Fargo branch informed ECM, adding that the robbers wore ski masks. A San Diego Police bulletin indicates thieves wore dark pants and hooded sweatshirts.

GEEZER BANDIT STRIKES AGAIN, ROBS U.S. BANK IN POWAY

June 8, 2010 (Poway) – The “Geezer Bandit” has struck for the tenth time, robbing the U.S. Bank at 14837 Pomerado Road in Poway (inside Albertsons grocery store) yesterday at 2:54 p.m.

 

The FBI, San Diego Police Department and San Diego Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male bank robber believed responsible for holding up 10 banks in San Diego County since August 2009.

BANK ROBBED IN LAKE MURRAY AREA; BOMB THREAT MADE

 

May 13, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Shortly after noon yesterday, a tall man wearing a white, stretchy mask passed a demand note to a teller at Chase Bank on Navajo Road near Lake Murray. He claimed to have a bomb and threatened to detonate it with a hand-held device resembling a cell phone.

GEEZER BANDIT, TOTING OXYGEN, STRIKES SANTEE BANK

May 11, 2010 (Santee) – At 9:48 this morning, a man believed to be the “geezer bandit” robbed the Bank of America at 9711 Mission Gorge Road in Santee.

“He had a blue baseball cap and blue sport coat,” said Sergeant Tom Poulin, detective with the Santee Sheriff’s Department. A witness said the robber also had an oxygen tank.

ROBBERS HOLD UP BANK COURIER IN LEMON GROVE, BUT GET NO CASH

 

 Suspects drove a gray Honda, wore red baseball caps

 

May 8, 2010 (Lemon Grove) – Two men held up a bank courier for Wells Fargo Bank at 7080 Broadway in Lemon Grove on May 6th at 4:45 p.m. According to San Diego Police, the men acted as if they had a gun and grabbed four bank bags. The thieves may have been disappointed in their haul, however, since the bags contained only account and customer information–-no money.

FBI, SHERIFF SEEK PUBLIC HELP TO IDENTIFY ALPINE BANK ROBBER

March 30, 2010 (Alpine) --The FBI and San Diego Sheriff’s Department ask the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a California Bank & Trust at 2250 Alpine Boulevard yesterday at 11:27 a.m. After the robbery, the suspect fled on a red BMX type bicycle westbound on Alpine Boulevard and was last seen heading westbound on Arnold Way.

 

Witnesses describe him as white, age 17 to 25, 5’7” to 5’8” in height, weighing 140 to 150 pounds. He wore a full-face, off-road motorcycle helmet with a black design on top, a white bandana covering his face, goggles or sunglasses, a black sweatshirt, black pants and white sneakers.

GUNMAN ROBS ATM CUSTOMER AT BANK IN LA MESA

 

 

March 15, 2010 (La Mesa) – A man sitting on the curb outside Wachovia Bank at 5610 Lake Murray Boulevard Friday afternoon waited as a customer withdrew money from the ATM machine, then displayed a handgun and demanded the money. The victim handed over the cash and the suspect fled northbound in traffic lanes of Baltimore Drive.

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