Stories tagged: bank robbery
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
A 74-year-old Florida man whose halfhearted attempt at bank robbery was caused by depression after his wife’s death will not spend any time in jail, it was announced Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Leo Hartman — alias Leo Hoffman, alias Leo Sims, alias Chester Clark — would not be returning to Spokane to face charges in robbing the Union Park Bank.
Sat., Jan. 25, 2020
The Department of Justice says a 24-year-old Coeur d’Alene man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Spokane bank
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
A gun-toting robber made off with a pile of cash and change at the Union Park Bank on East Sprague Avenue, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Hours after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the U.S. Bank in Reardan, the robbery suspect was arrested at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
A pair of suspected bank robbers escaped the scene of a silent holdup at a Spokane Valley bank Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018
Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018
A man suspected of robbing a downtown Spokane bank was arrested Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
In the early morning hours of Nov. 26, Spokane police suspect 29-year-old Kirk Fisher pulled up to the Numerica Credit Union branch at 303 E. Lyons Ave. and took a …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
A grand jury in Oregon is scheduled in early December to review the Portland police shooting of an unarmed Tacoma, Washington, man who is suspected of robbing a bank and …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Another ATM was the target of rogue large machinery in north Spokane. It was again unsuccessful.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
For the second time in 10 days, a drive-thru ATM in north Spokane was the target of rogue machinery.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
A man slammed a front-loader into a drive-thru ATM in north Spokane early Monday in an apparent attempt to steal money.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
The “Double Hat Bandit” suspected of robbing banks in Spokane and six other states has been captured in Indiana, according to the FBI.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
The FBI is willing to fork over $10,000 for information that leads to the conviction of the so-called “Double Hat Bandit,” who is believed to have committed 13 bank robberies …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Robbery charges have been filed in Nebraska against a man suspected of being the “AK-47 bandit,” who investigators believe robbed banks in five states.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
The anti-Wobbly sentiment in the Northwest took a murderous turn. Frank Little, an official of the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), was kidnapped from his Butte boarding house by …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
Public defenders are pleading for leniency for a 78-year-old, lifelong criminal who admitted robbing a Reno bank with a steak knife so he could return to prison instead of spending …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
Two clerks were working in the First National Bank of Medical Lake when two men entered and asked to cash a traveler’s check. When the cashier went to the window, …
Fri., July 21, 2017
A Seattle man accused of robbing a bank in North Dakota is now also accused of terrorizing clerks in the business.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Police smashed through a bank wall Friday afternoon and freed two people trapped inside with a man who claimed to have a bomb powerful enough to “take out the room.”
Mon., April 17, 2017
Police have arrested a Utah woman believed to be the pajama-wearing robber in at least six bank robberies in the Salt Lake City area, including five in less than two …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017
The FBI says agents from its Seattle field office have arrested a man charged with robbing a credit union in Tennessee.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
A man suspected of robbing a Hayden bank on Monday has been apprehended, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office reported. Hayden resident Charles R. Bartkowiak, 34, was arrested Monday after officials …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a bank in Hayden, Idaho Monday afternoon.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago Two men attempted a brazen and bloody holdup of the Union Park Bank in Spokane, 2002 E. Sprague.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 27, 2016
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies quickly made an arrest after a robbery at the Umpqua Bank in Spokane Valley this morning.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
A man robbed the Bank of America branch at 29th Avenue and Southeast Boulevard just before 5 p.m. Thursday, escaping with an undisclosed amount of money.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
Police and the FBI are searching for a man they believe attempted to rob the Bank of America branch at 501 W. Appleway Ave. in Coeur d’Alene Wednesday morning.