A robber who tried to swap dye-stained cash after a Dallas bank holdup and later tried to escape has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
Former Dallas firefighter Jesus Ventura, 37, faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal bank robbery charge.
A man suspected of a multi-state bank robbery spree is caught, after allegedly hitting four banks in North Texas within a month.
Federal prosecutors announced the indictment of James Robert Cleveland Butler and Johnny Charles Butler. The siblings allegedly held up a bank in Forney last November and again in May.
The man known as the ‘Handsome Guy Bandit’ pled guilty on Tuesday to two charges connected to robbing 11 Texas banks last year, guaranteeing him between 32 years and life in prison.
A North Texas man successfully, if but for a short time, robbed a bank using a machete as his weapon.
At the time of the robbery earlier this month, Jesus Ventura was already in trouble for allegedly shooting a gun inside a fire station.
A Dallas firefighter, arrested last month for shooting a gun inside a fire station, is in trouble again. Jesus Ventura is facing a federal bank robbery charge and possible additional local charges for the attempted robbery another business.
A 19-year-old from Garland whose mom identified him to the FBI was sentenced to almost five years in jail after pleading guilty to bank robbery.
The North Texas man dubbed the Handsome Bandit made a court appearance Thursday. Steven Milam pled not guilty to bank robbery and firearms charges.
North Texas police have captured the man they say is responsible for at least five DeSoto bank robberies. Police had dubbed him the ‘checkbook bandit’.
A Tarrant County sheriff’s deputy working off-duty as a security officer and a bank robber have both been seriously injured in a confrontation that followed a chase.