Articles Tagged With ‘bank robbery’




Why were violent Paso Robles bank robbery suspects released?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two of the three suspects arrested for robbing Chase Bank in Paso Robles last week have been let out of jail, and San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have yet to file charges against any of the men.... (Continue reading)

Violent armed men rob Paso Robles bank

A least five armed men robbed the Chase Bank in Paso Robles Tuesday evening, during which one of the suspects struck an employee in the face with a rifle. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 6 p.m., as the Chase branch... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria bandit sought for nine bank robberies

The FBI says the man who robbed a Coast Hills Credit Union on Wednesday is linked to nine bank robberies in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties. Authorities have deemed the serial robber the “Seasoned Bandit.” On Wednesday, the Seasoned... (Continue reading)

Coast Hills Credit Union robbed in Santa Maria

A man wearing a cap with the word “Cali” robbed a Coast Hills Credit Union in Santa Maria on Wednesday and has since managed to evade capture. Around 5 p.m., the robber entered the Coast Hills branch on Bradley Road... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bank robber sentenced

A Bakersfield man who recently robbed two Central Coast banks received a 14-year prison sentence on Thursday. [KSBY] Johnie Dean Arnold robbed a Union Bank in Goleta on Nov. 2 and a Heritage Oaks Bank in San Luis Obispo on... (Continue reading)

Heritage Oaks Bank robbery suspect arrested

San Luis Obispo police arrested a Bakersfield man on Wednesday for allegedly robbing a San Luis Obispo bank on Monday afternoon. Following the armed robbery of the Heritage Oaks Bank on Froom Ranch Way, police released photos of the holdup... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo bank robber on the loose

San Luis Obispo police are looking for the man responsible for robbing a San Luis Obispo bank on Monday afternoon. [KSBY] At about 2:22 p.m., the man entered the Heritage Oaks Bank on Froom Ranch Way near Home Depot armed... (Continue reading)

Feces-eating bank robber sentenced to seven years

A 40-year-old man who said the Virgin Mary ordered him to rob a San Luis Obispo bank and eat his own feces has received a seven-year prison sentence. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo Judge Donald Umhofer said during Monday’s sentencing hearing... (Continue reading)

SLO County bank robber gets 25 years to life

A Santa Maria man about to stand trial for three San Luis Obispo County bank robberies has accepted a 25 years to life sentence. George Jessie Gonzales pleaded no contest Tuesday to three counts of robbery, according to a San... (Continue reading)

Trice sentences Central Coast Bandit

San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge John Trice doled out a 16-year prison sentence on Thursday to Cristina Fernandez Padilla, a Watsonville woman better known as the Central Coast Bandit. Padilla robbed six banks in three counties over an eight-month... (Continue reading)