Recent Posts in robbery Category

Surviving Suspect of Bank Robbery May Be Charged with Murder

The only member of a gang of bank robbers that survived a shoot-out has been charged with several crimes and may also face a murder charge for using one of the hostages as a shield. J.R., 19, is ...

Woman Buried Alive for $8k Cash

Two men, allegedly motivated by a cash sum of $8,000 a woman carried in her purse as she was on her way to purchase a car, have been arrested and charged with murder after they gave her a ride and ...

Man Sentenced to Prison for Robbery

In a screwball crime spree a would-be robber tried a screwdriver twice and a pretend gun once, during a single day of trying to steal from more than one person, as reported by Penn Live. J.V., 54, ...

Eye Witness Testimony Used as Key Evidence in Home Invasion Case

A man has been found guilty on home invasion charges, after key evidence was introduced that had been captured from his cellular phone records, as reported by the Douglas County Sentinel. J.P., 24, ...

Robber that Wrote to Girlfriend, "I tried darling. I gave it my best attempt," is Convicted

Yahoo News has reported that a detailed love letter written by a career criminal, explaining how he robbed a bank and evaded police, was used against him by prosecutors to gain a conviction. Convicted ...

Nassau Police Officer Shot and Killed in Queens

In Queens, New York, a Nassau County Police officer was shot and killed by a runaway suspect. The assailant also shot and murdered another motorist. According to The Wall Street Journal, the cruel ...

Man Attempts to Rob Bank of $1 in Order to Receive Prison Sentence

Jeffery McMullen isn’t a man of criminal intent, but he did want to head to a nearby federal prison in Northern Cambria, Pennsylvania so he decided to commit a crime for that reason. McMullen ...

Man Carjacks Vehicle to Take Pregnant Girlfriend to Hospital

In a somewhat bizarre scenario, a man has been charged with several crimes, including armed carjacking, because he allegedly felt he had no other way to transport his pregnant girlfriend to a hospital ...

Elaborate Bank Robbery Involves Strapping Bomb to Victim

For a bank manager at a Los Angeles Bank of America, September 5 th became a day that she would always remember. The woman walked out of her house to head to her place of employment, when she was ...

Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Robbery

A man in the Simpsonville, South Carolina area has reportedly been arrested in connection with a kidnapping and robbery matter. According to reports, the man had burglarized a home early in the ...

First Offender's Armed Robbery Spree = 162 Year Prison Sentence and No Parole

The New York Daily News, Reuters, and other news outlets, have reported that a first time offender has been given a record sentence of 162 years without parole for a series of armed robberies in 2010. ...

Man Jailed for Kidnapping and Robbery

A man has reportedly been arrested for kidnapping and robbery. According to reports, the man allegedly kidnapped a man and robbed the area where he works. It is reported that the man worked with three ...

Two Year Long ATM Crime Spree Ends in Arrest

As reported by Vail Daily and others, a man has pleaded guilty to seven charges of ATM theft that involved breaking into dozens of cash machines, while eluding police over a two-year period in the ...

Man Sentenced for Kidnapping, Robbery

A man in the Slocomb, Alabama area has reportedly been sentenced to 85 years in prison for a kidnapping and robbery matter. According to reports, the man pleaded guilty to five felony charges. The ...

Police Catch Robbery Suspects

When officers received a call early last week, they believed that a van had accidentally driven through the front of a store. However, they quickly determined that this was no traffic accident, but a ...

Alleged Bad-Hair-Bandit Bank Robber Caught

A female bank robber, nicknamed the "Bad Hair Bandit" for wearing messy wigs during her 19-bank heists across four states, has allegedly been arrested in Auburn, as reported by the New York Times, the ...

Elaborate Fake Robbery by Business Owners = Jail Time

Two men in the diamond business were sentenced to jail for their scheme of stealing from themselves and then reporting it to their insurance company, as reported by the Associated Press for Yahoo ...

Young Couple Faces Criminal Charges After FBI Uncovers Facebook Messages

A couple in their late teens, that wrote incriminating messages to each other on Facebook about robbing a bank in Texas, are facing criminal charges, as reported by CNN Justice. The criminal complaint ...