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  • Suspect in Hammond bank robbery arrested

    June 17, 2013 9:09 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Police have arrested a suspected bank robber in Ponchatoula less than 12 hours after he allegedly walked into First Guaranty Bank in Hammond Saturday and passed a note to a teller. Hammond police tell The Advocate 51-year-old Edmond Nunez, of Ponchatoula, was arrested in a joint... more »
  • 3 arrested in bank robbery attempt

    April 18, 2012 9:56 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - Assumption sheriff's deputies have arrested three men for an attempt to rob a Napoleonville bank. The incident happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at First American Bank. A deputy at a nearby gas station was alerted to the attempt and then saw the men, all masked... more »
  • 2 women indicted in Miss. armed bank robbery

    April 12, 2012 8:17 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Court papers show a retired postal worker from Texas is accused of threatening to shoot a Gulfport bank teller in the face in what officials believe to be the last of a mother-daughter crime spree at four banks in three states. The Sun Herald reports 57-year-old... more »
  • Ball bank robbery suspect arrested

    March 14, 2012 10:27 AM

    BALL, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a suspect in the March 6 robbery of the Capital One Bank branch in Ball. Rapides Parish Sheriff Chuck Wagner tells The Town Talk Stephen Paul Kent of Ball was arrested Tuesday and booked with simple robbery and possession of controlled dangerous substance... more »
  • La. man gets prison for bank robbery

    February 8, 2012 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Metairie man had been sentenced to more than two years in prison for robbing a bank last year. U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance also on Tuesday sentenced 36-year-old Don Lee Alexander to three years of supervised release following his 30-month prison term. Alexander pleaded guilty... more »
  • Gunmen Rob Chatham Bank

    October 15, 2011 4:04 PM

    CHATHAM, La. (AP) - Police are looking for two men who robbed a bank in Chatham on Friday. Jackson Parish Sheriff Andy Brown tells the News-Star (http://bit.ly/n9MECr ) that the incident occurred around 11:45 a.m. when two men dressed in dark clothing entered Peoples Bank in Chatham. Brown says both... more »
  • Residents in Pine Prairie React to Recent Bank Robbery

    August 5, 2011 7:21 PM

    Terri Hunley manages the video store in Pine Prairie and says Brian and Anna Solieau were regular customers and always seemed friendly. She says no one thought they would be accused of robbing a bank at gun point. "It shattered a little piece of paradise here. Where people would... more »
  • Man Arrested in Effie Bank Robbery

    September 24, 2010 7:58 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a Rapides Parish man and booked him with Tuesday's armed robbery of the Effie branch of the Cottonport Bank. Deputies say 46-year-old Michael David Gordon was arrested Thursday at his home near Libuse. Gordon is accused of brandishing a handgun at the bank,... more »
  • Man robs Cottonport Bank

    September 22, 2010 6:55 AM

    EFFIE, La. (AP) Avoyelles Parish sheriff's deputies are search for a man who robbed a branch of Cottonport Bank in Effie. Deputies say the robbery of the bank branch on La. Highway 107 took place at approximately 1:40 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies tell The Town Talk that the suspect had earlier... more »
  • Shreveport bank robbery suspect arrested

    September 16, 2010 5:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) A man suspected of robbing a bank in Shreveport has been arrested in Dallas. Police said 29-year-old Ronald Timothy Hussey was arrested Monday on a warrant charging him with one count of simple robbery after he was admitted as a patient at a hospital in Dallas. He... more »
  • Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

    August 25, 2010 10:57 AM

    Police are looking for the 300-pound gunman who robbed a Sabine State Bank and Trust branch in Alexandria. Based on witness accounts, police say the robber is a male who stands about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a tan baseball cap, white button-down shirt, dark shirt underneath and dark... more »
  • Gunman holds up Alexandria bank

    August 25, 2010 6:34 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) Police are looking for the 300-pound gunman who robbed a Sabine State Bank and Trust branch in Alexandria. Based on witness accounts, police say the robber is a male who stands about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a tan baseball cap, white button-down shirt, dark shirt... more »
  • Gunman holds up Alexandria bank

    August 25, 2010 6:34 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) Police are looking for the 300-pound gunman who robbed a Sabine State Bank and Trust branch in Alexandria. Based on witness accounts, police say the robber is a male who stands about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a tan baseball cap, white button-down shirt, dark shirt... more »
  • Couple Face Charges After Bank Robbery

    August 6, 2010 8:49 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Police say a homeless man and his pregnant girlfriend are accused of leaving her 3-year-old special-needs child alone in an Alexandria motel room while they went to commit a bank heist. Police booked 36-year-old Jason Jackson, from Jefferson Parish, with armed robbery and three counts of... more »
  • Social Media Could Help Capture Serial Bank Robber

    July 18, 2010 7:14 PM

    UPDATE: Police Chief K.P. Gibson says they did speak Sunday afternoon with FBI agents out of Norman, Oklahoma. Gibson says "we're gonna be working with them they have a little bit more information than we've have in the three robberies that have occurred in southwest Louisiana. We're gonna work with... more »
  • Man gets over 12 years for bank heist

    May 28, 2010 5:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A 31-year-old New Orleans man faces over 12 years in federal prison for bank robbery. Prosecutors say Darryl Palmore received a 151-month sentence Thursday for an Oct. 3 heist at a Capital One bank office in New Orleans. While fleeing, a security dye packet went off, forcing... more »
  • Bank robbers make getaway on motorcycle

    March 9, 2010 8:51 AM

    MERMENTAU, La. (AP) Authorities are looking for two men they say held up a rural Acadia Parish bank at gun point and escaped on a motorcycle. The robbery happened at about 10:30 a.m. Monday when two men entered the Bank of Commerce and Trust Co. in Mermentau (MER'-men-tah). Authorities say... more »
  • Lafayette Man Pleads Guilty In Bank Robbery Case

    January 21, 2010 12:39 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A day into jury selection, a Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to three counts of armed robbery in connection with three 2008 bank robberies in Rapides Parish. Charles Bryant Anderson was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years without the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of his... more »
  • Second Arrest Made In Bank Robbery Cold Case

    January 7, 2010 5:45 PM

    Breaux Bridge Detectives in conjunction with Lafayette Branch of the FBI and the New Orleans Branch of the FBI have now made an second arrest in a three year cold case bank Arm robbery of Farmer's & Merchant Bank & Trust which dated back from May 26, 2006. As... more »
  • Bank robber sentenced to prison

    November 19, 2009 5:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A New Orleans man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for robbing a New Orleans bank last year. U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan sentenced 47-year-old Steven Lyle Fickes to 51 months in prison Wednesday and also ordered him to pay $4,480 in restitution.... more »
  • DNA Helps Identify Suspect in Bank Robbery

    November 5, 2009 3:30 PM

    DNA evidence collected at the scene of the bank robbery has assisted authorities in identifying the suspect in the March 9, 2009, bank robbery. The suspect has been identified as Thomas L. Eugene (48) of New Orleans. Eugene is currently incarcerated in Escambia County Florida and charged with a similar... more »
  • Iberia Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Georgia

    October 28, 2009 4:53 PM

    The suspect from the Capital One Bank robbery was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia and part of the money was recovered. The suspect, 20-year-old Shavon Tardy, was recognized when her picture was shown by the media after the robbery. Investigators received information from several individuals who indicated she fled... more »
  • Suspected Vehicle Used in Bank Robbery

    October 1, 2009 2:44 PM

    Lafayette Police are searching for a vehicle possibly connected to a bank robbery. The vehicle of interest was seen near the bank the day before and the day of the robbery. If you have any information about the silver four-door sedan (with sunroof), call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS or the... more »

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