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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 »

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