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  • Man wounded by police responding to Mississippi bank robbery

    March 14, 2017 11:23 PM

    RIDGELAND, Miss. - A 16-year-old bank robbery suspect in Mississippi was wounded after being shot by at least one police officer. Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal says the suspect was hospitalized with wounds that are not considered life-threatening. Neal says a masked person robbed a branch of BancorpSouth about 2... more »
  • Two face federal charges for bank robberies in New Orleans area

    January 27, 2017 1:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two men are facing federal charges after they were accused of being involved in bank robberies in New Orleans and Slidell. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office says 22-year-old Dwayne Anthony "Butter" Winans Jr. and 21-year-old Bryson Tuesno are charged together in connection with the Aug. 15 robberies.... more »
  • Woman wanted for Chase Bank robbery on Florida Boulevard

    January 23, 2017 4:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Detectives are trying to identify a woman wanted for robbing the Chase Bank in the 10000 block of Florida Boulevard on Saturday. The robbery happened around 11:30 a.m. when the woman entered the bank and approached the teller window with a note demanding... more »
  • Man wanted for afternoon bank robbery on Coursey Blvd

    December 8, 2016 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say one man is on the run after robbing a bank at gunpoint on Coursey Blvd. Thursday afternoon. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the incident happened at the United Community Bank around 3:26 p.m. The armed man fled the area... more »
  • FBI, Kentwood Police investigating Monday morning bank robbery

    November 21, 2016 11:25 PM

    KENTWOOD - The FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crime Task Force and the Kentwood Police Department are looking for help in identifying the individual who robbed the First NBC Bank in Kentwood Monday morning. According to the FBI, on Nov. 21 around 9:45 a.m., a lone male entered the... more »
  • EBRSO: Suspect in Bluebonnet Blvd. bank robbery in custody

    February 18, 2016 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies have arrested a man suspected of robbing a Capital One Bank on Bluebonnet Boulevard back in November. 29-year-old Timothy Pugh was located by EBRSO detectives in Zachary and taken into custody without incident. Deputies believe he is the man that walked into the bank... more »
  • BRPD identifies suspect in Government Street bank robbery

    January 14, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of the Chase bank on Government Street in Baton Rouge earlier this week. 51-year-old Gregory Chisolm, of New Orleans, is now wanted for the Jan. 12 armed robbery. Baton Rouge Police detectives said Chisolm... more »
  • Photo released of bank robbery suspect

    January 11, 2016 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo of the man who detectives said robbed a Baton Rouge bank Monday and left behind a suspicious device. Baton Rouge Police said the man went into the Chase Bank at 3012 Government Street around 9:40 a.m. and went to a teller's window,... more »
  • Oregon robbery suspect resembles Discovery Channel star

    January 7, 2016 6:16 PM

    MEDFORD, Ore. - This is a dirty job one Discovery Channel star wouldn't do. Fans of the TV show "Dirty Jobs" noticed that photos of an Oregon bank robbery suspect resembled host Mike Rowe. The attention prompted a bemused Rowe to mention that he was in Kansas at the... more »
  • Spontaneous confession reported in 2011 bank robbery Play Video

    December 21, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man spontaneously contacted authorities and admitted to them he robbed an East Baton Rouge Parish bank in 2011. Deputies arrested 26-year-old John Mendoza on Friday. They said Mendoza told them details only the person who robbed the bank would know. The... more »
  • School no longer on lockdown after reports of nearby bank robbery Play Video

    November 17, 2015 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators said a private school was locked down Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to reports of an armed robbery at a Baton Rouge bank. Sheriff's deputies said a bank robbery was reported just before 11 a.m. at the Capitol One Bank on Bluebonnet across from... more »
  • Suspect in Saturday bank robbery arrested

    August 24, 2015 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies apprehended a man wanted for a bank robbery and possibly two other heists around the city. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Louis Bennett III. Bennett is charged with armed robbery following a heist at the Whitney Bank on... more »
  • Stolen car likely connected to three robberies after bank heist

    August 22, 2015 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A similar car has been used in three robberies in the last 24 hours. Most recently, a man drove away from a robbery at a bank on Bluebonnet in a gray, four-door Volkswagen. Sheriff's deputies investigated the heist at the bank, a Whitney Branch near the... more »
  • Fugitive turned actor arrested

    July 28, 2015 9:07 PM

    TACOMA, WASHINGTON- A real life bank robber who plays a leading role in the movie "Marla Mae" was arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a newspaper story about the film. Jason Strange pleaded guilty to bank robbery in 2006 and got more than nine years in prison... more »
  • Baton Rouge man robs Mississippi bank

    July 19, 2015 4:56 PM

    GLOSTER, Ms. - Police say a man from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is accused of robbing a bank about 50 miles north in Gloster, Mississippi. Amite County Sheriff says 47-year-old Roger Dale White Jr. was caught with the cash less than three hours after the robbery Friday. The sheriff's office says... more »
  • Police: Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

    March 25, 2015 2:16 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect. Police said the suspect also was killed. Fond du Lac police said late Tuesday that the incident occurred... more »
  • Two arrested after bank robbery, shopping spree

    January 22, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriffs deputies arrested two people accused of robbing an East Baton Rouge bank last week. Deputies arrested 40-year-old Cedric T. Robillard Jr. And his girlfriend 38-year-old Lashonda Hawkins Wilson at their home Thursday. They're accused of robbing the Chase bank on Siegen Lane last Friday, Jan.... more »
  • Biscuits and bank robbery don't mix

    January 15, 2015 8:06 PM

    NEW KENSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA- A man who had just robbed a bank made his getaway on foot and then stopped at a diner two-blocks away for chicken and biscuits in western Pennsylvania. It was his undoing. Shane Lindsey was identified by witnesses who told police they saw him run in... more »
  • Bank robbery suspect arrested in S. Carolina

    September 24, 2014 12:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a hit-and-run wreck and an observant witness helped them catch up with a suspected bank robber who fled from East Baton Rouge to South Carolina. Deputies said Michael Rossi, 24, was arrested Wednesday morning in South Carolina on a warrant for armed robbery.... more »
  • Deputies investigating Jones Creek bank robbery

    September 17, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies responded to a bank robbery in progress Wednesday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. The robbery happened at the Chase bank at 6170 Jones Creek Road in Shenandoah around 10:30 a.m., according to deputies. Law enforcement said no injuries were reported in connection... more »
  • Correction: woman identified as suspect is not wanted in heist

    July 29, 2014 1:13 PM

    WBRZ.com needs to correct a story posted recently concerning a bank robbery. In the post, a woman was identified as a suspect. That was incorrect. There was a search warrant related to the incident connected to a woman identified as Terri Larrieu. The warrant was for DNA. Larrieu... more »
  • Search warrant issued in bank robbery case

    July 21, 2014 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies are still investigating the robbery of a bank on O'Neal recently . There is a search warrant related to the case involving a woman named Terri Larrieu. Larrieu's DNA was found on the note used in the heist, court documents revealed Monday. The bank robbery... more »
  • Bank robbery, gunbattle leaves 3 dead Play Video

    July 17, 2014 2:24 AM

    STOCKTON, CA - Police in Central California say a second suspect has died after a bank robbery and gunbattle that led to the death of a hostage. Stockton police say that in all, three people are dead in Wednesday's violence, which included a high-speed chase that left cars and houses... more »
  • Search for bank robber continues in Baton Rouge

    July 7, 2014 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a bank on O'Neal Lane was robbed around noon Monday in East Baton Rouge Parish. A sheriff's department spokesperson said a man went into the Chase Bank on O'Neal and passed the teller a note, which demanded money and claimed he had a... more »
  • Police credit license plate reader in arrest

    May 2, 2014 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said that a license plate reader helped locate a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery from earlier this week in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police arrested Quarles Harris, 40, and charged him with armed robbery. He was also wanted by New Orleans Police... more »
  • Outlaw got away with money in Justice Ave robbery

    April 28, 2014 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an early evening bank robbery. The Regions Bank on Sherwood Forest at Justice Avenue was targeted by a man with a gun around 5:30 Monday. Detectives said the man demanded money, got it, and fled. The man, described by tellers as being tall,... more »
  • BRPD: Tip led to bank robbery arrest

    April 4, 2014 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a tip received late Thursday night led them to a man suspected of robbing a Baton Rouge bank that same day. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said investigators arrested Luther Smith, 56, on suspicion of armed robbery. McKneely said the tip helped officers identify Smith... more »
  • Police investigating bank robbery

    April 3, 2014 4:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos of a man who detectives said robbed a Baton Rouge bank Thursday afternoon. Cpl. Don Coppola said the armed man robbed the Capital One Bank on College Drive just before 2 p.m. Police said the man came in through a back... more »
  • Accused bank robber surrenders

    February 21, 2014 9:06 PM

    GEISMAR- The third and final person wanted in connection with a bank robbery this week turned himself in to authorities after his picture was splashed across TV and posted on the Internet. Bryan Golden, 30, surrendered Friday night, two days after the bank robbery he is accused of executing.... more »
  • Two arrested, one at large in bank robbery

    February 21, 2014 3:37 PM

    GEISMAR - Sheriff's deputies announced two arrests Friday in a recent Ascension Parish bank robbery, but said one suspect remained at large. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said they have an arrest warrant for Bryan Golden, 30, of Gonzales whom detectives believe is responsible for robbing the Red River Bank... more »
  • Photos released of helmeted bank robber

    February 19, 2014 1:24 PM

    GEISMAR - Investigators said they're searching for an armed man in a motorcycle helmet who robbed an Ascension Parish bank Wednesday afternoon. Authorities said the robbery happened around 12:40 p.m. at the Red River Bank in Geismar. They said the robber's helmet covered his face, but witnesses told them... more »
  • Suspect in Tupelo shooting shot and killed

    December 29, 2013 11:04 AM

    JACKSON, MS- The man accused of shooting two Mississippi police officers during a robbery in Mississippi was shot and killed Saturday outside a Phoenix, Arizona bank he just robbed, according to the FBI. Daniel McMullen, the FBI's special agent-in-charge for the Jackson, Mississippi office, said cell phone records confirm... more »
  • Baton Rouge man killed in MS bank robbery

    December 24, 2013 11:46 AM

    TUPELO, Miss. - A former Louisiana guardsman from Baton Rouge was killed Monday in a Tupelo bank robbery. Cpl. Gale Stauffer, 38, was shot and killed when trying to stop a getaway car after a robbery while working as a Tupelo police officer. Another officer was also shot... more »
  • Bank robbery suspects arrested

    December 20, 2013 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men wanted for robbing a bank in Baton Rouge, are now behind bars. Police arrested Terrence Holliday and Felix Dupree for robbing the Chase Bank in the 3400 block of Drusilla Lane. Detectives say, on December 14 around 10:30 in the morning, one of the... more »
  • Police: Robbery at local Chase bank

    December 14, 2013 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say a local bank was the victim of a robbery Saturday morning. According to police, a man entered the Chase Bank at 3428 Drusilla Lane at 10:38am and passed a note to the teller demanding money and stating that he was armed. Police say no... more »
  • U. S. Marshals arrest bank robbery suspect

    December 13, 2013 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced Friday that U. S. Marshals arrested a suspect in connection with an October bank robbery in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McNeely said Marshals arrested Dustin Givens, 30, of Baton Rouge without incident early Friday morning. He was booked into the parish jail on suspicion... more »
  • Lafayette bank robbery suspect arrested in Texas

    November 20, 2013 11:23 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A man wanted for a bank robbery in Lafayette has been arrested in Texas. 20-year-old Tre Lamar Bookard was arrested during a traffic stop near El Paso. Police say Bookard entered a bank on November 8 and gave the teller a note demanding cash. The suspect then... more »
  • Arrest made in grocery store bank robbery

    November 8, 2013 4:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said investigators in Lafayette arrested a man on suspicion of robbing two banks in Baton Rouge at the beginning of the month. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said authorities arrested Bryan Harris, 35, on an unrelated charge on Tuesday, Nov. 5. He was... more »
  • BRPD: Suspect connected to second bank robbery

    November 8, 2013 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the suspect arrested after a bank robbery and chase through Baton Rouge Friday afternoon. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said authorities arrested Labrick Refuge, 46, of St. Gabriel after a vehicle and foot chase which ended in the parking lot of the St. Jude Catholic Church... more »
  • Two banks robbed in two hours

    November 1, 2013 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in East Baton Rouge reported two bank robberies within two hours of each other this morning. Baton Rouge Police said the first happened around 9 a.m. at the Chase Bank inside Albertson's Grocery on College Drive just up from Perkins Road. Then at 11... more »
  • Picture of bank robber released

    October 8, 2013 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a surveillance photo of the man they said robbed a Baton Rouge bank Tuesday morning. Cpl. Don Coppola said the armed man made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Regions Bank at 5950 Plank Road after the robbery around 10:40 a.m.... more »
  • Bank robbed in Baton Rouge

    October 8, 2013 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an armed man robbed a bank in Baton Rouge around 10:30 Tuesday morning. Authorities responded to the Regions Bank in a shopping center at 5950 Plank Road. Cpl. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police said a man with a gun came into the... more »
  • Convicted bank robber accused in third heist

    September 25, 2013 2:00 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A repeat bank robber was indicted Wednesday for a third heist. Scott Coats, 44, is accused of hitting the First NBC Bank on August 16th. Prosecutors say he was able to swindle $1500 during the robbery. Coats was out of prison for less than a year... more »
  • Man wanted in Gonzales attempted bank robbery

    August 7, 2013 2:38 PM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales are on the lookout for a man wanted for an apparent attempted bank robbery. They say around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the subject walked into the Capitol One on South Burnside Avenue and wrote something on a deposit slip. Investigators say after standing in... more »
  • Son turns in mom for bank robbery

    June 26, 2013 7:53 PM

    BYRON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN- Surveillance photos of a bank robbery registered with a man in Michigan who called police to tell them it was his mom pulling the heist. The man told police his mother was at his home and they picked up 53-year-old Dee Ann Sanders. A teller says the... more »
  • Suspect in Hammond bank robbery arrested

    June 17, 2013 7:51 AM

    HAMMOND - 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 say 51-year-old Edmond Nunez, of Ponchatoula, was arrested in a joint operation by officers... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for robbing bank

    June 4, 2013 7:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for a man accused of robbing the Fidelity Savings Bank on Corporate Boulevard this afternoon. Detectives said the suspect walked into the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding the money. Police say the suspect fled on foot... more »
  • Suspected bank robbery gunman arrested

    June 4, 2013 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a gunman who they say opened fire on a police officer during an attempted bank robbery. Police say the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday outside a Whitney Bank branch. Police spokesman Garry Flot says an off-duty police officer working a detail... more »
  • Bank robbery suspect arrested at airport

    April 30, 2013 11:42 AM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a man returning to the area was arrested at Louis Armstrong International Airport for a Metairie bank robbery earlier in April. The Times-Picayune reports 33-year-old Bruce Padilla was booked Monday for a bank robbery on April 12. Col. John Fortunato says authorities caught... more »
  • Mom and daughter face music for bank job

    January 7, 2013 7:32 PM

    A mother and daughter bank robbing duo was sentenced for pulling a bank job in Gulfport, Mississippi and face charges in two other states. Evie Mearline Herrin and her daughter, Amelia Darci Crew pleaded guilty in October for robbing a bank using a BB gun. They are also charged with... more »

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